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Andreas Ahlborn's Blog

 

I am a full-time Games/Multimedia-programmer for a large german Toy Company since 2007.

In my spare time, I love to play games (a lot), currently Dark Souls 2 & Heartstone. I have three Sons that are all passionate gamers, too.

 

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Posted by Andreas Ahlborn on Mon, 31 Mar 2014 01:36:00 EDT in
...and here is why


Posted by Andreas Ahlborn on Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:06:00 EDT in
Attempt to come up with a Litmustest for Customers if the Monetization model of a game can be considered fair.


Posted by Andreas Ahlborn on Thu, 27 Feb 2014 05:37:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design
What does it need for the F2P-model to win back some trust of its customers?


Posted by Andreas Ahlborn on Thu, 09 Jan 2014 10:09:00 EST in
Is the average Quality of DLCs going up or what?


Posted by Andreas Ahlborn on Thu, 24 Oct 2013 05:21:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
Reasons why everybody loves to hate on „Beyond:Two Souls“


Posted by Andreas Ahlborn on Sat, 27 Apr 2013 03:41:00 EDT in Production, Social/Online
No technology we are committing to is future-proof, if we can`t rely on people which will stand up to power-hungry companies and coming up with viable alternatives to monoculture



Andreas Ahlborn's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 04/16/2014 - 03:31]

The Pirating of software is ...

The Pirating of software is imo just one of the many Ouroboros r n http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uroboros -shaped Problemcircles our modern society faces. r n r nIn my 20 years in the industry I practically never worked at a company/studio which did not use themselves a great deal of pirated tools, in ...

Comment In: [Blog - 04/07/2014 - 07:09]

Whenever I have I little ...

Whenever I have I little sparetime to experiment with new technologies I come back trying to setup Haxe. Usually after I hear a glowing confession that Haxe is the heir to the throne of flash when it comes to rapid game development and it can do html5 too . r ...

Comment In: [Blog - 04/04/2014 - 10:08]

Let me start by saying ...

Let me start by saying that I am very naive when it comes to Anime. I had to google moe first to understand what you are even talking about. r n r n I won t argue on the topic if the road to softporn JRPG has chosen as a ...

Comment In: [News - 04/03/2014 - 03:48]

Haven t tried UE4 now, ...

Haven t tried UE4 now, my experiences were with UE3 the time when they first releeased it to students for free around 2009 I think . Back then I was very initimitated by the UI. Is UE more accessible

Comment In: [Blog - 04/01/2014 - 02:22]

Pretty much what they are ...

Pretty much what they are trying to achieve with the new LOTR game, Shadow of Mordor. In Theory I find it rather impressive, but doubt that anyone will invest the time to play a 30 hh - game multiple times because of this feature alone: r nhttp://www.youtube.com/watch v 3Ps7puWAz1E t ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/31/2014 - 09:49]

Focus on one Is it ...

Focus on one Is it fair question at a time. He 's obviously referring to whether CLONING is fair, which has little to do with what MONETIZATION MODELS are fair. r n r nIt has everything to do with it, sorry. The mentioned blog doesn t explicitly go deep into ...