Sunday Sidebar: Get into Game Design

Jun
17

Sunday Sidebar: Get into Game Design

TweetDue to the wake of madness trailing behind E3, this week we’re taking a brief pause from meeting developers. I’m […]

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Mar
09

VGW University: Jumbled genres

TweetNintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has proven to be a divisive game in the industry. On one hand […]

Dec
18

VGW University: Co-op, single player and other Holiday memories

TweetGames have always been an important part of my family. My Grandfather taught himself advanced math, so a fascination with […]

Nov
22

VGW University: Let’s have a design jam!

TweetHello again students, I hope you’ve enjoyed your vacation while I was on sabbatical. VGW University is now back in session. […]

Sep
19

Working With Intertextuality in Game Design | Part 3: Literature and Writing

TweetVGW University’s 3-part series on Intertextuality in game design explores the shaping of media’s meanings through references or inspirations of other […]

Aug
23

VGW Scribble: Battle of the -ologists

TweetGame design programs at universities are becoming more and more popular, but there was a dark time when the academic […]

Aug
15

Working With Intertextuality in Game Design | Part 2: Film and live performances

TweetIn Part 1, we learned that Intertextuality in game design is the shaping of media’s meanings through references or inspirations of […]

Jul
27

Working With Intertextuality in Game Design | Part 1: Non-Digital Games

TweetGame design as a discipline and field of study is at a crossroads. On one hand, you have people studying […]

Jul
21

VGW University: Fun with Core Game Mechanics!

TweetOh man, talking to students about their “game ideas” is interesting. As you learned during your new student orientation, game […]

Jul
06

VGW University Homework #1: Develop your play journal

TweetWelcome back to VGW University! If this is your first time in class, please read the New Student Orientation first. […]

Jun
30

VGW University: New Student Orientation

TweetStay up to date with VGW University by bookmarking this link Hello and welcome to your first day of VGW […]

Jun
02

Prattle #4: Theory in Practice

TweetOur intrepid Prattlers stubbornly continue head-long into the world of game design academia! Professor Chris Totten brings us his vision […]

May
27

Prattle #3: Game School Confidential

TweetPrattle continues the investigation into game design academia, this time from a professor’s perspective. Jeff  Howard of Dakota State University […]