Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Ruud Koorevaar's Blogs Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:27:39 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Lessons learned as a greenhorn dev - by Ruud Koorevaar http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20140224/211510/Lessons_learned_as_a_greenhorn_dev.php Business/Marketing,Design,Production A little over a year ago I started on an independent game development adventure with Zenzizenzic. I began with knowing virtually nothing on coding or anything that goes hand in hand with game development. The following describes what I've learned. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20140224/211510/Lessons_learned_as_a_greenhorn_dev.php Mon, 24 Feb 2014 01:19:00 EST The story behind Zenzizenzic - I didn’t know a damn thing… - by Ruud Koorevaar http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20131111/204503/The_story_behind_Zenzizenzic__I_didnt_know_a_damn_thing.php Design,Console/PC,Indie Without any practical knowledge on game design and development, except for what was garnered over the course of 15-20 or so years of playing games, I set out to build a game myself. I didn't know a damn thing, except for what feels right and what doesn't. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20131111/204503/The_story_behind_Zenzizenzic__I_didnt_know_a_damn_thing.php Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:06:00 EST Gamification at Games for Health Europe 2012 - by Ruud Koorevaar http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20121107/181067/Gamification_at_Games_for_Health_Europe_2012.php Business/Marketing Yesterday I was at the Games for Health Europe 2012 convention and returned with mixed feelings. Let’s take a look at a couple of presentations on gamification and healthcare. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20121107/181067/Gamification_at_Games_for_Health_Europe_2012.php Wed, 07 Nov 2012 12:05:00 EST Gamification, where did the games go? - by Ruud Koorevaar http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20121103/180853/Gamification_where_did_the_games_go.php Business/Marketing,Social/Online We need to start thinking beyond merely adding a layer based on extrinsic motivators with gamification and look more closely at what makes games interesting and learn from it. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20121103/180853/Gamification_where_did_the_games_go.php Sat, 03 Nov 2012 04:40:00 EDT Publishers vs Press: A Precarious Balancing Act - by Ruud Koorevaar http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20110721/89860/Publishers_vs_Press_A_Precarious_Balancing_Act.php Business/Marketing A perspective on the relationship between publishers and journalists concerning NDAs and embargos. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20110721/89860/Publishers_vs_Press_A_Precarious_Balancing_Act.php Thu, 21 Jul 2011 07:00:00 EDT Grinding Social Games into Involvement - by Ruud Koorevaar http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20110718/89839/Grinding_Social_Games_into_Involvement.php Design,Social/Online This essay concerns an exploration about the relation between social games, meaning giving practices, rewards, immersion and a ten feet long pole. This relation leads to the conclusion that there is still a large horizon to explore for social games. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/RuudKoorevaar/20110718/89839/Grinding_Social_Games_into_Involvement.php Mon, 18 Jul 2011 09:31:00 EDT