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Joseph Humfrey's Blog   Expert Blogs


Joe is co-founder of inkle, an independent studio that specialises in story-focussed games, most recently 80 Days and the Sorcery! series.


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Posted by Joseph Humfrey on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:07:00 EDT in Design, Programming, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Automatic speech bubble positioning in inkle's 3d adventure Heaven's Vault.

Posted by Joseph Humfrey on Wed, 30 Mar 2016 10:00:00 EDT in Design, Programming, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
inkle recently open-sourced their narrative scripting language, as used in 80 Days and Sorcery! How does it work, and why did they decide to make it freely available?

Posted by Joseph Humfrey on Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:05:00 EDT in Art, Indie
Pixel art isn't the only option if you want to find a style that won't break the bank, and be beautiful at the same time. What was our approach for 80 Days and Frankenstein?

Joseph Humfrey's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 12/06/2016 - 03:04]

Awesome post, really helpful, and ...

Awesome post, really helpful, and well put together with excellent diagrams

Comment In: [Blog - 09/29/2014 - 01:05]

I wouldn 't say we ...

I wouldn 't say we felt limited, no. In fact, I 'd say having a consistent source of inspiration can be useful when designing a new feature since you always have a jumping off point. True, if you attempt to take the style very literally, then it can be hard ...