Mickey Blumental's Blog
Winnipeg based game design consultant.
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[Blog - 08/06/2013 - 01:17]
Great job Love the design. ...
Great job Love the design. r n r nThere is always room for silly smutty designs, but keep this in mind: r n r nhttp://zaewen.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/isitsexistchart.jpg
[News - 04/03/2013 - 06:58]
My gawd, the title music ...
My gawd, the title music is now stuck in my head. r n r nMuch as I love Maniac Mansion, I utterly flipped when I got my hands on the gorgeous sequel Day of the Tentacle.
[Blog - 03/31/2013 - 07:45]
I also don t rule ...
I also don t rule out using this structure for developing a game. Most revenue on the App Store comes from in app purchases and not all developers can afford to dismiss it. r n r n- This post. :-
[News - 03/28/2013 - 04:19]
So basically, as long as ...
So basically, as long as you can find someone who 's a bigger douche than you, there 's no need to become better
[Blog - 01/31/2013 - 06:12]
Thanks, Henrik Your additional reasons ...
Thanks, Henrik Your additional reasons to consider user retention are great. r n r nSomeone else also pointed out to me two other user retention methods I forgot to mention: notifications to remind people to play the game and a tutorial system to ensure you don 't lose players early ...
[Blog - 06/01/2009 - 04:06]
The Mirrors Edge thing on ...
The Mirrors Edge thing on the website seems like a bait. He wants EA to come after him and then he'll be able to turn it around pointing out that it's them using his trademark. I suspect they just don't give a crap. If it's really about a game called ...