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Charlotte Walker's Blog


My love for gaming developed in 1985, when I first got hold of a classic Nintendo. Although Mario has a piece of my heart (as does Link from Legends of Zelda, and to an extent, every character in Final Fantasy), I'm constantly trying to grow and evolve with the times - just like videogames.

I know I'm a gal in a male-centric industry, but that's what makes this all the more challenging and fun.

I'm currently studying gaming app development and I'm very excited about my new path in life.


Member Blogs

Posted by Charlotte Walker on Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:13:00 EDT in Design, Production, Serious, Social/Online
From simulation to adventure games, making an online game can be a lot harder than it seems. With the right process, you'll be able to break the entire project into small, incremental steps, reducing the amount of redundant work that needs to be done.

Posted by Charlotte Walker on Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:26:00 EDT in Programming, Serious
As card games become more expansive and complicated, we’re diving into a whole new level of complexity in probability theory.

Posted by Charlotte Walker on Wed, 08 Feb 2017 03:52:00 EST in Programming, Serious
Randomization is becoming an integral part of gaming. Before, it meant that monsters could randomly spawn - and not much more. But today, procedurally generated worlds are creating never-ending experiences and unique gameplay like never before.

Posted by Charlotte Walker on Wed, 25 May 2016 11:58:00 EDT in Design, Production
As the evolution of the smartphone continues, the meteoric rise of game apps for mobile phones and tablets has created a highly competitive market. What can we learn from one of the most successful mobile games in the world?

Posted by Charlotte Walker on Mon, 21 Mar 2016 02:20:00 EDT in Design, Production, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Within just the past decade the industry of game development has undergone radical changes. Game development has steadily shifted away from a handful of AAA studios towards smaller, independent developers -- and gamers themselves have evolved.

Posted by Charlotte Walker on Tue, 26 May 2015 02:35:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Serious
Welcome to 21st century economics: where a Valve economist becomes finance minister and the strength of virtual economies in intricate MMORPG are bound to directly influence not only economic theories, but more so, states’ economies themselves.

Charlotte Walker's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 08/06/2014 - 09:23]

Sorry about taking a while ...

Sorry about taking a while to get back to you - didn 't realize you commented. It 's generally the case that whichever new development software or language you use will require 're-learning ' certain aspects of programming to fit the mold or process of that particular language. In my ...