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#MySciComm: William Chen on games, conferences, and transitioning to a scicomm career

This week, William Chen responds to the #MySciComm questions!

William is a science communicator interested in writing, storytelling, and interactives. After obtaining a Master’s degree in… 1,100 more words

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Design Diary #2: A Tale of Two Conventions

It’s been a summer! If you haven’t seen me post in a bit, it’s because I was preparing for back-to-back design conventions (something I would not totally recommend). 1,148 more words

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History of Game Design: The Oldest Games in the World

If you are reading this blog, odds are that you are a fan of games. Not only because this is a game design blog about the history of game design (I know you read the titles), but also because you would be hard pressed to find somebody that doesn’t enjoy games in one form or another. 1,811 more words

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Take a Chance: The Illusion of Randomness in Games

Randomness is one of the most important elements of almost any game, and also one of the most misunderstood. Randomness can have a huge impact both on the design and experience of a game, and can lead both to very exciting moments and very frustrating ones. 2,098 more words

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Game Design in Real Life: Lessons from a Disney Vacation

I believe that, at it’s core, game design is about creating an experience. Many of the principles of game design – pacing the experience, creating an atmosphere, and drawing out emotion and suspense – can also be found in numerous places in the real world. 2,009 more words

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Cardboard Architects: Grant Rants for a Second Time

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Cardboard Architects Ep. #87 Player Control

Episode Eighty – Seven

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