Game Design

Articles about my experiences, philosophy, and methodology in game design.

Is Crunch Required for Long-Running Games?

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I seem to write a lot of stuff phrased as a question when I intend to give a specific answer.

Why I Design Games When I'm Sick

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Short one today. Topical though, since I’m still feeling like shit. As the saying goes, I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Why I Love Analytical Game Design

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And why I don’t get to use it often. Buckle in, this is going to be a long one.

Learning to Love Document Generation

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  • #software

Hi. I’m Joe, and this is now my blog. For my sketchblog that was previously on write.