Articles by tag: game design

Author : Tasha
13 January 2018, 2:20 pm

Legendary Game Designers: Martin Edmondson

Martin Edmondson is best known for his work on the Shadow of the Beast and Driver series. This UK native got to spend a large part of his career doing what he loved with his brother, Gareth. The two no longer work together, but I doubt it has anything to do with bad blood. I’d guess just shifting interests.

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Author : E. Bolognesi
22 December 2017, 12:30 pm

Sid Meier's Colonization - One of the best games ever designed

When I first heard about Colonization, I thought: ok, so this is just like Civilization, but instead of the entire world, you only have America; instead of barbarians you have the Indians tribes; instead of the whole span of the history of humankind, you have no more than 358 years. You don’t have technological advancements or scientific research, so that you won’t discover robots or jets. Why should I play it? I was very wrong.

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Author : Tasha
25 November 2017, 1:53 am

A Legendary Game Designer, Writer and Producer: David Bishop

Trust me when I say I really wanted to make another ‘David’ pun, but I restrained myself. This time around I chose this particular one because I recently reviewed one of his games, but I will get to that. This UK native is the mind behind such games as Wonderland, Disney’s Aladdin, and The Jungle Book.

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Author : Henry Blake
9 September 2017, 10:14 am

The Oregon Trail: The Most Successful Educational Computer Game of All Time

The Oregon Trail was developed way back in 1971 on university mainframes then jumped over to early 8-bit home computer systems. Continuing through 4 decades it has reappeared in many editions (at least 10), was a colossal commercial success in its heyday, and remains popular today, though interest is now largely relegated to the retro-gaming community.

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Author : Tasha
14 May 2017, 12:09 pm

Legendary Game Designers: Jordan Mechner

Continuing on our quest through legendary game designers we will discuss another multi-talented individual and the mind behind the Prince of Persia series, Jordan Mechner.

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Author : Tasha
22 April 2017, 2:18 pm

Legendary Game Designers: Guido Henkel

This time we take our journey to Germany, though the designer is technically American, but was born and grew up mostly in Germany. Guido “Guy” Henkel is a bona fide jack-of-all-trades as he dabbles in a little bit of everything from composing and sound design to writing and game programming.

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