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No Girls Allowed by Tracey Lien for Polygon on Unraveling the story behind the stereotype of video games being for boys. Cultural Criticism, Geek Movies, Star Ocean, Video Game Industry, Hubby Love, Little Games, First Person Shooter, Game Design, Hunger Games

No girls allowed

Unraveling the story behind the stereotype of video games being for boys.

"This post examines the use of an abstract model as a way of thinking about your game’s core mechanics and how to build a better game with that knowledge, specifically applying it to my current project. Sister Sister, Island Life, Best Games, Statistics, Game Design, Video Game, Core, Presentation, Objects

Applying Abstract Models to Game Design

In this post, I demonstrate a method of practically applying abstract models (as demonstrated by Raph Koster) to a simple game design in order to improve the game's core mechanics, gathering influence from other games in similar genres.

The Squalid Grace of Flappy Bird - Ian Bogost - The Atlantic George Shelley, Top Computer, Flappy Bird, Best Facebook, Game Theory, Drive Me Crazy, News Games, Game Design

The Squalid Grace of Flappy Bird

Why playing stupid games staves off existential despair

Bartle's Taxonomy of Player Types (And Why It Doesn't Apply to Everything) by Kyatric, Richard Bartle co-created MUD (Multi-User Dungeon), the text-based precursor to today's MMORPGs, while studying at Essex University. He ended up formulating. Essex University, Article Design, Photography Courses, Game Design, Studying, Mud, Everything, Texts, Psychology

Bartle's Taxonomy of Player Types (And Why It Doesn't Apply to Everything)

Richard Bartle co-created MUD (Multi-User Dungeon), the text-based precursor to today's MMORPGs, while studying at Essex University. He ended up formulating the theory that all MUD players could...

Forget the Bartle Test -- there's a whole new chart for player behavior. Playnomics, a predicative gaming analytics company, has crunched a lot of numbers to ne. Game Analytics, Foreign Language Teaching, Game Data, Behavioral Science, Eight, Politicians, Game Design, Psychology, How To Apply

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Forget the Bartle Test -- there's a whole new chart for player behavior. Playnomics, a predicative gaming analytics company, has crunched a lot of numbers to...

Game Grammar – Raph's Website Games Journey, Game Calls, Super Mario Bros, Call Of Duty, Canvases, Game Design, Arcade Games, Games For Kids, Grammar

Game Grammar

This talk was presented at PAXDev 2015. You can click on the individual slides to blow them up, but you won’t be able to see captions then, and a few of the slides do have them. French slides…

Game Grammar – Raph's Website Canvases, Game Design, Grammar, Maps, Presentation, Letters, Models, Website, Templates

Game Grammar

This talk was presented at PAXDev 2015. You can click on the individual slides to blow them up, but you won’t be able to see captions then, and a few of the slides do have them. French slides…

Game Grammar – Raph's Website Deconstruction, Sociology, Game Design, Economics, Grammar, Prison, Presentation, Politics, Website

Game Grammar

This talk was presented at PAXDev 2015. You can click on the individual slides to blow them up, but you won’t be able to see captions then, and a few of the slides do have them. French slides…

Game Grammar – Raph's Website Canvases, Game Design, Grammar, Fails, Physics, Presentation, Models, Website, Templates

Game Grammar

This talk was presented at PAXDev 2015. You can click on the individual slides to blow them up, but you won’t be able to see captions then, and a few of the slides do have them. French slides…

I'm incredibly excited to let my readers know that the first-ever fully practomimetic introductory language course, Operation LAPIS, is ab. Battle Of Actium, Loyal Friends, User Interface, Game Design, Video Games, Videogames, Video Game

Operation LAPIS is ĪTE!

I'm incredibly excited to let my readers know that the first-ever fully practomimetic introductory language course, Operation LAPIS, is about to launch. (ĪTE means “Go,” by the way.) Operation LAPIS will be running this school year both here at UConn and at Norwich Free Academy, under the able command of Karen Zook (UConn) and Kevin Ballestrini (NFA) as Demiurges. We've been working all summer on designing the practomime and getting the materials together, including most recently a wonderful…

Have you imagine when a Professor tries to play Angry Birds? This is how it would be like that >_> Some equation inside: - Trigonometry equation f. Thats How a Professor Plays Angry Birds Math Humor, Nerd Humor, Science Humor, Nerd Jokes, Geek Humour, Math Memes, Fun Jokes, Science Fun, Science Ideas

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Happy Halloween!!! Game Tasting Tuesdays @ 6pm in the Fishbowl : SCI 201 Instructor Contact: Jane Pinckard- miyukijane@gmail.com Final Exam and Final Presentation Info:...

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Game Kit, Inventors Kit, Game Inventors Kit, Invention Kit, Game Invention Kit, Kit for Games, Kit for Inventions, Kit for Game Inventions

Game Kit, Inventors Kit, Game Inventors Kit, Invention Kit, Game Invention Kit, Kit for Games, Kit for Inventions, Kit for Game Inventions

They've Narrowed Gamers Down to Eight Fundamental Types. Grow Games, Wizard School, Unity 3d, Collectible Cards, Eight, Game Design, Over The Years, Breakup, Strength

They've Narrowed Gamers Down to Eight Fundamental Types. Which Are You?

Over the years countless researchers and marketeers have sought to split the ever-growing gaming population of the world into easy-to-understand categories. This latest attempt, crafted by predicative gaming analytics company Playnomics, makes more sense than many of those, narrowing us all down to eight gamer archetypes. Which are you?