Life Inside A Game Jam2 by Saul Alexander[03.22.11]
Journalist Saul Alexander reports from inside the Global Game Jam -- diving into the Sydney, Australia jam to join a team, follow them from concept through to execution, and in the process discover how games and meaning can unintentionally influence each other.
Shafer's Next Step: From Civ To Stardock6 by Kris Graft[01.07.11]
Jon Shafer, lead designer on Firaxis' Civilization V, is now at Galactic Civilizations developer Stardock. Here, he explains his move from a major publisher to a small independent studio, his reaction to fan criticism for the well-reviewed Civ V and why he never felt he was living in the shadow of Sid Meier.
Design, Interview, Indie