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Sande Chen's Expert Blogs

Posted by Sande Chen on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:23:00 EDT in Design, Serious
In this article, game designer Sande Chen looks at why social impact game designers should consider emotion-based appeals rather than statistics-filled logic.


Posted by Sande Chen on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 10:27:00 EDT in Design, Serious, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
In this article, game writer Sande Chen opines about forced failure as story moments and how players are more likely to forgive forced failure when engaged in story-driven games.


Posted by Sande Chen on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:56:00 EDT in Design, Serious, VR
In this article, game writer Sande Chen looks at a virtual reality experience made for social impact.


Posted by Sande Chen on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:01:00 EDT in Design, Serious
In this article, game designer Sande Chen delves into the connection between a person's identity, emotions, and behavior change.


Posted by Sande Chen on Thu, 10 May 2018 10:15:00 EDT in Design, Production, Serious, Social/Online, VR
The 3rd IGDA Game Design SIG AMA in conjunction with the National STEM Challenge focused on game writing and featured game development questions from mentors and students from around the United States.


Do you believe game designers have an ethical obligation to their players?


Posted by Sande Chen on Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:46:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, VR
IGDA Game Design SIG presents its first Play Harder Challenge, meant to expand your game playing horizons, introduce you to new genres and designers, and make you think more about the art of game design.


Posted by Sande Chen on Thu, 01 Feb 2018 02:17:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Serious, Smartphone/Tablet
In this article, game designer Sande Chen relates advice to parents and developers alike on how parents find age-appropriate and educational apps for children.


Posted by Sande Chen on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 06:02:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production
In this article, game designer Sande Chen relates the lack of progress on diversity and job stability, as indicated by the IGDA 2017 Developer Satisfaction Survey.


Posted by Sande Chen on Tue, 05 Dec 2017 09:24:00 EST in Design, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
In this article, game writer Sande Chen discusses the necessity of interesting choices in the realm of romance.


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