Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Dylan Holmes's Blogs Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:53:18 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Play is excavation: the search for game poetry - by Dylan Holmes http://gamasutra.com/blogs/DylanHolmes/20121114/181601/Play_is_excavation_the_search_for_game_poetry.php Design From early arcade games to recent indie hits, the disparate forms of the video game and poetry have displayed a surprising amount in common. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/DylanHolmes/20121114/181601/Play_is_excavation_the_search_for_game_poetry.php Wed, 14 Nov 2012 11:24:00 EST 'Unlocks' and the Gamification of Gaming - by Dylan Holmes http://gamasutra.com/blogs/DylanHolmes/20120521/170651/Unlocks_and_the_Gamification_of_Gaming.php Design Dylan Holmes argues that 'unlocks' and persistance in online shooters were introduced to fill a genuine need, but have now become detrimental to the player experience. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/DylanHolmes/20120521/170651/Unlocks_and_the_Gamification_of_Gaming.php Mon, 21 May 2012 06:01:00 EDT