Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Sande Chen's Blogs Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:20:49 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Writers, Stop Obsessing Over Three-Act Structure in Games - by Sande Chen http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140811/223052/Writers_Stop_Obsessing_Over_ThreeAct_Structure_in_Games.php Design In this article, game writer Sande Chen muses about the Three-Act Structure and whether it ought to be the dominant structure in video game writing. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140811/223052/Writers_Stop_Obsessing_Over_ThreeAct_Structure_in_Games.php Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:26:00 EDT Get the Message - by Sande Chen http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140801/222426/Get_the_Message.php Design,Production,Serious In this article, game designer Sande Chen discusses the impact of effective messaging in serious games. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140801/222426/Get_the_Message.php Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:01:00 EDT On Mods - by Sande Chen http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140716/221222/On_Mods.php Design In this article, game designer Sande Chen examines how modding board games and sports can inspire creativity. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140716/221222/On_Mods.php Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:17:00 EDT Are Badges Really All That? - by Sande Chen http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140707/220418/Are_Badges_Really_All_That.php Business/Marketing,Design In this article, game designer Sande Chen discusses the importance of badges in games, gamification, and in real life. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140707/220418/Are_Badges_Really_All_That.php Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:33:00 EDT Interchangeable He and She - by Sande Chen http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140630/219904/Interchangeable_He_and_She.php Design,Production,Console/PC,Indie In this article, game writer Sande Chen explores the role of gender or lack of gender in branching narrative. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140630/219904/Interchangeable_He_and_She.php Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:48:00 EDT Female Players Want Female Playable Characters - by Sande Chen http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140615/219264/Female_Players_Want_Female_Playable_Characters.php Business/Marketing,Design,Production,Art In this article, game writer Sande Chen reviews the reasons she's heard for not including female playable characters in video games. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/SandeChen/20140615/219264/Female_Players_Want_Female_Playable_Characters.php Sun, 15 Jun 2014 10:16:00 EDT