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Svein-Gunnar Johansen's Blog

 

I am currently doing a PhD on using serious games for managing diabetes. My current game prototype is on the GameMaker Steam Workshop: Powerpuff Rangers Alpha

I also write for the Norwegian gaming site: www.PressFire.no

 

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Posted by Svein-Gunnar Johansen on Wed, 03 Oct 2012 11:16:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Valve's decision to sell productivity apps on Steam, presents an unexpected opportunity for creating buzz about indie-games.


Posted by Svein-Gunnar Johansen on Sun, 02 Sep 2012 11:08:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC
On psycho-graphic profiling and the longevity of Diablo III.



Svein-Gunnar Johansen's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 11/12/2015 - 12:20]

I also use GameMaker as ...

I also use GameMaker as my Prototyping tool. I only make 2D prototypes though.

Comment In: [Blog - 07/22/2015 - 12:50]

Well reflected upon, and nicely ...

Well reflected upon, and nicely written. I recently came off a use-too-much-feedback phase after having my current project get some rather un-encouraging reactions. I eventually got over it, but now find myself wondering if I might possibly be overcompensating by sliding into use-no-feedback-whatsoever land.

Comment In: [Blog - 04/20/2015 - 01:22]

Good rundown, but I have ...

Good rundown, but I have one addition. What is referred to as NTSC edge fringing, is actually an artifact caused by composite signal transmission, and is an unwanted artifact which is on PAL systems as well. r n r nIt goes away on old CRTs when you use a transmission ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/21/2014 - 02:24]

I discovered early on that ...

I discovered early on that WOW wasn 't for me, which surprised me. I guess it might have been a case of finally getting what I wanted a well produced RPG with infinite length, populated by other players , only to discover that I actually wanted something else. r n ...

Comment In: [News - 11/11/2014 - 03:54]

This post will be referenced ...

This post will be referenced the next time I am asked why I still bother taking care of a number of ageing CRT displays for gaming.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/16/2014 - 07:33]

Your point about Generations mirrors ...

Your point about Generations mirrors some thoughts I have been nurturing in the back of my mind as well. It currently looks like Gen X is currently on the forefront of not just games but also movies. Obviously this probably has something to do with the fact that these were ...