Archive for Game Design

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Story Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Open World Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gameplay Trailer

War has come!

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

That AWESOME moment when the game you’ve poured your heart into for the past few years finally gets announced! I’m responsible for designing several of the main and side missions, among other things.

 

John Cleese on Creativity

I know it’s long, but this is a very good talk about fostering creativity. It’s definitely worth a watch for anyone that does creative work. Plus it’s funny, because John Cleese.

 

Quest Complete: Work my way up to an FTE game developer position

DreamJob

 

That’s right, I am now an FTE video game designer at Monolith/WB Games!  My dream of becoming a full-time video game designer is now complete.  Don’t think I’m just going to stop there though!  Next step: Work my way up the game designer chain!

The Door Problem

I ran across this interesting page that explains what different disciplines in the games industry do:

The Door Problem

Eight Button Game (Unity)

I was bored one day, so I decided to make the eight button from The Stanley Parable in Unity.  My remake of the eight button game is chock-full of exciting gameplay that will keep you occupied for hours on end!  You can download and play the web version here:

 

EightButtonGame

 

Or simply watch the extremely entertaining gameplay footage here:

 

Quest Complete: Get a Job as a Game Developer

Achievement Unlocked - Foot in the door

 

I did it!  I got a job working as a contracted design production assistant.  I’m technically contracted to WB Games, but I’m doing work for Monolith.  Next step: Work my way up to an FTE position!

Fantastic Game Development Tutorials

I’ve been doing tons of research on video game development lately.  In particular, research on video game programming and design.  I thought I’d share a link to some very interesting articles/tutorials that I found:

http://gamedev.tutsplus.com/articles/roundups/fantastic-gamedev-tutorials-from-across-the-web/