Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Ben Taber's Blogs Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:53:20 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Solipsism - by Ben Taber http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130311/188249/Solipsism.php Design What do characters actually mean in a game world? http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130311/188249/Solipsism.php Mon, 11 Mar 2013 01:39:00 EDT The Contract - by Ben Taber http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130225/187271/The_Contract.php Design How much are you telling your players about the principles of your design? How much of what you're telling them is misleading? http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130225/187271/The_Contract.php Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:44:00 EST Balance and Expression - by Ben Taber http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130218/186841/Balance_and_Expression.php Design What is the role of game balance in enabling a player expression? http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130218/186841/Balance_and_Expression.php Mon, 18 Feb 2013 09:56:00 EST Accomplices - by Ben Taber http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130121/185155/Accomplices.php Design How special input requirements can make us complicit in the stories designers want to tell http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130121/185155/Accomplices.php Mon, 21 Jan 2013 01:35:00 EST Capability, Exclusion, and Diversity - by Ben Taber http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130113/184710/Capability_Exclusion_and_Diversity.php Design Our capabilities and our disabilities color our view of the world in ways we seldom realize. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20130113/184710/Capability_Exclusion_and_Diversity.php Sun, 13 Jan 2013 09:36:00 EST Problem Machine: Resume From Last Checkpoint - by Ben Taber http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20121228/184185/Problem_Machine_Resume_From_Last_Checkpoint.php Design In games and in life we get unstuck in time. Poo-tee-weet. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/BenTaber/20121228/184185/Problem_Machine_Resume_From_Last_Checkpoint.php Fri, 28 Dec 2012 05:40:00 EST