“What does a Game Designer do?” This is a question I get asked a lot. I often jump into the technical details and my day-to-day responsibilities, but that all too often seems to go over the heads of my audience, leaving them just as clueless as to what it is I actually do as theyContinue reading “What Does a Game Designer Do?”
I was promoted to Senior Game Designer at Monolith Productions! I’ve been working in the industry for roughly a decade now, and it still doesn’t even feel real. It’s hard to believe that I go to work everyday to make games that are much bigger than what I played as a kid. Life’s strange sometimesContinue reading “Quest Complete: Work my way up the game designer chain”
In case you didn’t know, I’m part of a podcast called 37% Unplayed. 37% Unplayed episodes talk about video games and game design in a similar format to book clubs. Our latest episode was a postmortem on the indie game I made, Open Ocean. Check it out! http://37percent-unplayed.blubrry.net/2019/07/01/open-ocean-postmortem/
For the past six months, I’ve been working on an indie game in GameMaker Studio 2. In two weeks, on Tuesday, June 11, Open Ocean will release on Steam! This is my first indie game, so I decided to make a small game with a big message, and while it’s not the most fun gameContinue reading “Open Ocean”
Some fellow game developer friends and I created a podcast called 37% Unplayed! We’re a bunch of nerds that talk about video games and game design – If you’re interested in either of those topics, you should give us a listen! Blubrry iTunes Stitcher Twitter Facebook YouTube
Today, I completed my quest to work my way up the Game Designer talent tree! I was promoted to Designer! Goodbye, associate! I’ve accepted a new quest: Ship a title with a 90 plus Metacritic review score.
I’ve always been a firm believer that games, or even small parts of games, are made by teams, not individuals, but it sure feels nice when someone writes a stunning article about content that you were in charge of. The first of many 🙂 When I started working on this mission, I remember thinking, “I’mContinue reading “The First Ever Article Written About Content I Created”
War has come!