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Posted by Llaura Mcgee on Fri, 17 May 2013 04:32:00 EDT in Design
"Hemingway called it the Iceberg Theory. The art of implication. Just give people the little pieces they need to imagine up the other half of the game. It makes them more invested and it makes your work more adaptable and more rich." - Adam Saltsman



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Comment In: [News - 09/25/2013 - 10:59]

One thing I appreciate in ...

One thing I appreciate in Naya is that it is a free and substantial indie game. Although granted it might just be Terry 's art style, a really meaty browser-based game like this makes me remember a time when 'indie ' didn 't immediately conjure associations of getting a game ...

Comment In: [News - 09/25/2013 - 06:08]

I respect players ' time ...

I respect players ' time because I respect my own. I want them to spend time with what I make, not waste time with what I make.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/15/2013 - 06:43]

There 's an odd dichotomy ...

There 's an odd dichotomy in that being the most effective with Unity seems to take a different approach to code structure than typical game dev, but because of how open it all is you also need to have a lot of discipline probably learned from a more typical coding ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/05/2013 - 10:32]

This is definitely an under ...

This is definitely an under appreciated facet to doing something original. It 's a great argument for small scale development. It doesn 't mean larger teams should give up though, just be cognizant of the issue and have a clear leadership. r n r nFilm is an interesting comparison in ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/01/2013 - 10:12]

I feel like this reverse ...

I feel like this reverse way of achieving a puzzle isn 't that uncommon, it 's very intuitive. Perhaps more so in toys like Rubik 's cubes though. r n r nI do really like your matching method, this might be relevant to something I 'm working on.

Comment In: [Blog - 07/18/2013 - 05:16]

I love this. Facing the ...

I love this. Facing the fear of what you don 't know or can 't do is a battle of will and when you continue to confront it, you become so much richer than you even thought. Thanks for the reminder. :