Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Kimberly Unger's Blogs Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:06:25 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Three Weapon Monte - What happened to Halo 4's game mechanics? - by Kimberly Unger http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20121112/181417/Three_Weapon_Monte__What_happened_to_Halo_4s_game_mechanics.php Design,Console/PC There was this sweet spot when it came to your loadout in the Halo games. The newest and niftiest one, Halo 4 seems to have changed this up. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20121112/181417/Three_Weapon_Monte__What_happened_to_Halo_4s_game_mechanics.php Mon, 12 Nov 2012 06:16:00 EST Keep Moving Forward... - by Kimberly Unger http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20120106/90867/Keep_Moving_Forward.php Design,Console/PC Any First Person Shooter player worth their salt breathes a sigh of relief when those words flash across the bottom of the screen, “Checkpoint Reached”. The actual verbiage might vary, but the meaning is the same. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20120106/90867/Keep_Moving_Forward.php Fri, 06 Jan 2012 03:24:00 EST Guerilla Game Marketing - by Kimberly Unger http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20110223/88806/Guerilla_Game_Marketing.php Business/Marketing GDC is upon us yet again. Up here in the Bay Area there are already meetups and pre-parties starting (even as the weatherman threatens snow) and production at a thousand different game production studios is at a fevered pitch to get their demos done JUST http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20110223/88806/Guerilla_Game_Marketing.php Wed, 23 Feb 2011 07:11:00 EST Everyone Sees Something Different - by Kimberly Unger http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20101107/88412/Everyone_Sees_Something_Different.php Design Thing03 wasn't watching his brother play with an eye towards how many baddies he killed or how fast he was hitting checkpoints, in fact, the game itself, as the creators intended, had become irrelevant.   http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20101107/88412/Everyone_Sees_Something_Different.php Sun, 07 Nov 2010 11:34:00 EST Emotional Baggage - by Kimberly Unger http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20100906/87935/Emotional_Baggage.php Production So why does the movie, a 2hr, linear horror experience, freak me out much worse than a 40 hour monster fest? http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20100906/87935/Emotional_Baggage.php Mon, 06 Sep 2010 07:15:00 EDT Letting Go Of Game Contractors - by Kimberly Unger http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20100811/87843/Letting_Go_Of_Game_Contractors.php Production How do you know when it's time to let go of a contractor? http://gamasutra.com/blogs/KimberlyUnger/20100811/87843/Letting_Go_Of_Game_Contractors.php Wed, 11 Aug 2010 12:31:00 EDT