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Yifat Shaik's Blog


Yifat is an acclaimed game designer and artist working on creating autobiographical games and subversive art. A Master of Design graduate of OCAD University, she is currently a professor of game design and 3D modeling at York University. Yifat organized of Different Games in Toronto and is co-director of Dames Making Games. She is currently working on Real Army Simulator and the Worksheet Saga.

twitter: @yifatshaik


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Posted by Yifat Shaik on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:53:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie
The article is a responses to a Twitter tread asking players and developers about games which made them cry (from grief or from joy). Using the data collected, the article analyse which games made them cry & the reasons why players cry in video games

Posted by Yifat Shaik on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 02:29:00 EST in Design, Serious, Indie
I am here to advocate on behalf of the ridiculous. To be more specific, I aim to show you that we need more subversive humor in games and why you donít actually have to be Ďseriousí to be serious.