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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 & Hearthstone. I have three Sons who are all passionate gamers, too.


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Posted by Andreas Ahlborn on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 02:11:00 EDT in
The reason why everybody loves Zombie games.

Posted by Andreas Ahlborn on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 05:08:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Trophies are useful vor gamedevelopers/publishers, too

Posted by Andreas Ahlborn on Mon, 16 Jun 2014 08:48:00 EDT in
Guccisoft is the maker of successful Games such as: „Fashion`s Greed M“, „Fashion`s Greed XXL“ and „Fashion`s Greed: Overdressing“. The newest Title in the series „Fashion`s Greed: Shoedesigner“ was discussed controversly...

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?

Andreas Ahlborn's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 10/09/2014 - 05:08]

a lot of Destiny customers ...

a lot of Destiny customers r n... r n Either way that throws off your numbers significantly given the amount of players have already purchased the content. r n r nWhere did you get that information I researched but couldn t find any. Please provide me with a source.

Comment In: [News - 10/07/2014 - 01:03]

I 'd like to see ...

I 'd like to see some horror games attempt using perma-death r n r nPermadeath will never be a viable option as long as developers can t provide a 100 solution to handling bugs, glitches and the always-online problem. Nothing is more frustrating than being griefed by a technical problem.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/02/2014 - 02:39]

The main problem with PvP ...

The main problem with PvP in Destiny is that it shatters an already disjointed Fictional Universe even further. We never get any explanation why the guardians are fighting each other, there isn t even a half-baked explanation like in Halo 4 where the Infinity wars the pendant to Destinys Crucible ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/22/2014 - 07:36]

which are high quality by ...

which are high quality by almost any usual standard ... r n intrinsically high quality r n r nI think you are missing the main point of the authors post, which is: there is no such thing as an unpersonal perception of quality.

Comment In: [Blog - 09/11/2014 - 07:48]

It says a lot about ...

It says a lot about one s personality if you can t silence the inner critic. r n r nI guess it mostly has to do with the fact how self-absorbed one is with his opinions etc. r n r nFor me personally it has enrichened the experience I get ...

Comment In: [News - 09/04/2014 - 05:10]

Pratchett deserves better than her ...

Pratchett deserves better than her contract works. The piece about her pretty much shows that when a writer is not leading the team, but is more of a narrative filler of the gameplay gaps, you ll never get something memorable storywise. r n r nSay what you want about Levine, ...