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Axel Cholewa's Blog


Intentional game maker who hopes that programming skills and a bit of a creative spark are enough to make a first game.


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Posted by Axel Cholewa on Wed, 08 Aug 2012 08:37:00 EDT in Design
Players want to learn game mechanics. The question is how to teach them.

Posted by Axel Cholewa on Wed, 25 Jul 2012 08:06:00 EDT in
I present a short idea on how to implement betrayal into single player and, more importantly, co-op games.

Posted by Axel Cholewa on Tue, 17 Jul 2012 07:13:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC
While in most RPGs players level up their skills with experience points, GTA: San Andreas already featured an alternative.

Posted by Axel Cholewa on Sun, 15 Jul 2012 07:31:00 EDT in
Minor and major changes I'd like to see in the next big fantasy game.

Posted by Axel Cholewa on Fri, 17 Feb 2012 03:20:00 EST in Design, Console/PC
In tradition with Eric Schwartz's and Ted Brown's blog posts about Skyrim's user interface, here's a small comment on what Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has to say on that matter.

Axel Cholewa's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 02/04/2014 - 02:38]

Ha, great idea : I ...

Ha, great idea : I was actually thinking about a robot, but a drone is much more promising r n r nThen again, they just might develop talking houses that track your health and take care of you, a bit like Back To The Future 2 : Nintendo Home would ...

Comment In: [News - 01/21/2014 - 08:08]

The multiplayer mode sounds fascinating ...

The multiplayer mode sounds fascinating It 's like simultaneous single player most of the time with a fight at the end. Definitely a unique take

Comment In: [News - 01/22/2014 - 03:41]

See, that 's the thing: ...

See, that 's the thing: I 've played a lot of Wii Party U lately, and you rarely need the GamePad for that. In fact, you mostly use the remotes, but no remote was included in the SKU, nor were the remotes part of their marketing, but it should have ...

Comment In: [News - 01/17/2014 - 04:05]

@Emmanuel: I agree. The Wii ...

@Emmanuel: I agree. The Wii U doesn 't even come with a remote r n r nAmong all the things they did wrong, they should 've added a remote to the deluxe SKU and push the asymmetric couch multi player component. MS and Sony are about online multiplayer, Nintendo is ...

Comment In: [Blog - 12/21/2013 - 01:42]

I disagree. On iOS, it ...

I disagree. On iOS, it is really nice, because the Home button does only that. On Xbox 360 though I the Home menu does lots of things, among them quit the game. r n r nPlus, if a player chooses to exit a game from inside a game, the game ...

Comment In: [News - 12/03/2013 - 06:37]

@Leszek: you are insulting people ...

@Leszek: you are insulting people you don 't know. I think posting comments such as yours should be beneath us, not creating F2P games.