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Posted by Alex Wawro on Thu, 29 Aug 2019 12:39:00 EDT in Production, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Here, veteran producer Grant Shonkwiler chats with Gamasutra about what it takes to be a good producer on a live game, and what you and your team can do to avoid crunching on your next milesto


Posted by Alex Wawro on Thu, 29 Aug 2019 12:39:00 EDT in Production, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet
Veteran producer and consultant Keith Fuller speaks with Gamasutra about what it takes to push back against cultures of overwork in game studios, especially studios that are supporting living, evolving games.


Posted by Alex Wawro on Thu, 29 Aug 2019 12:39:00 EDT in Production, Console/PC, Social/Online
Here, experienced producer Dante Falcone (Turbine, ZeniMax Online, Oxide Games) shares advice on how to plan and schedule your next live game to avoid overworking your team.


Posted by Alex Wawro on Thu, 29 Aug 2019 12:39:00 EDT in Production, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Zynga lead producer Tami Sigmund shares what she's learned about avoiding overwork and keeping crunch at bay while working on living, evolving games.


Posted by Alex Wawro on Tue, 06 Jun 2017 02:35:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC
Or, Beat, Prey, Love: How Arkane combines holistic level design and dynamic enemies to great effect in Prey.


Posted by Alex Wawro on Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:00:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie
Everybody's buzzing about Firewatch, but nobody seems to be talking about one of the best bits ofthe game'sdesign: the map.



Alex Wawro's Comments

Comment In: [News - 07/10/2019 - 09:20]

Thanks for letting us know ...

Thanks for letting us know We 've gone ahead and updated the story accordingly.

Comment In: [News - 04/10/2019 - 06:54]

We contacted the publisher and ...

We contacted the publisher and sorted this out, code should be working now

Comment In: [News - 01/24/2018 - 04:01]

DON T FORGET ABOUT PREY ...

DON T FORGET ABOUT PREY

Comment In: [News - 06/09/2017 - 04:00]

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Whoops, sorry Alex r n r nThis is what I get for letting someone transcribe/post the garbage that comes out of my mouth :P

Comment In: [News - 06/01/2017 - 07:33]

Thanks Robert We intend to ...

Thanks Robert We intend to continue, and improve -- I 'm trying to swap out my mechanical keyboard with something a bit more low-key.

Comment In: [News - 02/10/2017 - 04:02]

I don 't know if ...

I don 't know if that was a slip of the tongue or not, but that 's what he said. The tenor of the conversation also made it feel like 20 hrs/week levels of interest was less than what he was hoping for. r n r n But yeah, 20 ...