Blog: Break the loop and improve your game  by
Growth and change come from breaking out of our loops, for games and their stories this can be hard. But not all change has to be related to the gameplay loop. There are other ways to express it.
Blog: The importance of a strong visual identity2 by
This week I woke up to news feeds announcing a new trailer for Bethesda's Rage 2, and after watching it, it really got me thinking again about the importance of creating a strong visual identity for your game.
Blog: The myth of the hero's journey by
The 'Hero's Journey' is a narrative pattern games have adopted from the film industry. Since then we've tried to build our narratives around it, but it's time to realise why that's nonsense.