Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Jacek Sliwinski's Blogs Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:21:38 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Doodle’idu! Legal issues of user test recruitment in Germany - by Jacek Sliwinski http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JacekSliwinski/20131007/201793/Doodleidu_Legal_issues_of_user_test_recruitment_in_Germany.php Design,Social/Online Recruitment of participants is a necessary and essential part of user testing. For those in Germany, certain strict legal concerns must also be given serious consideration. This article is intended to provide recommendations on best practices. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JacekSliwinski/20131007/201793/Doodleidu_Legal_issues_of_user_test_recruitment_in_Germany.php Mon, 07 Oct 2013 08:28:00 EDT “Where should we place the mini map?” - by Jacek Sliwinski http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JacekSliwinski/20130121/185119/Where_should_we_place_the_mini_map.php This article presents practical guidelines for the design and location of the mini map. Additionally, current conventions are explored. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JacekSliwinski/20130121/185119/Where_should_we_place_the_mini_map.php Mon, 21 Jan 2013 06:02:00 EST Complexity and Success in Games - by Jacek Sliwinski http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JacekSliwinski/20130119/185118/Complexity_and_Success_in_Games.php Business/Marketing What's the relation between complexity of a video game and its success? Is there any? This article discusses various kinds of complexity and its impact on the success of a game. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JacekSliwinski/20130119/185118/Complexity_and_Success_in_Games.php Sat, 19 Jan 2013 05:00:00 EST Do more insights equal better results? When neuroscience meets user research… - by Jacek Sliwinski http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JacekSliwinski/20130114/184744/Do_more_insights_equal_better_results_When_neuroscience_meets_user_research.php Design,Indie Does it make sense to include neuroscientific methodologies in your games user research? Read this article and find out. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JacekSliwinski/20130114/184744/Do_more_insights_equal_better_results_When_neuroscience_meets_user_research.php Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:19:00 EST