User interface design in video games4 by Gamasutra Community [02.28.14]
A thoughtful and practical guide to how console games build their UIs effectively: "User interface design in games differs from other UI design because it involves an additional element -- fiction."
Console/PC, Art, Design
Stumbling on the surprising and delightful1 by Christian Nutt[02.26.14]
"The exciting part when dealing with original game mechanics is that no one knows what constraints will feel good," says Road Not Taken developer Dan Cook. "Sometimes the answers surprise me, so I try not to make too many assumptions."
Console/PC, Indie, Design