Category: Wireframe

31st July 2020
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My Rainbow Double Moon Heartache: Where Are All The Magical Girls?

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a gamer in possession of even a few RPGs, visual novels or Nintendo titles is likely in love with Japan.

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3rd July 2020
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Moving the Pain Around: the Wonder and Weakness of Open Development

Open development is a godsend for indies.

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5th June 2020
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Open the Gameplay Doors Please, HAL

Much of human psychology is about control. David Hume described religion as a magical schema humans imposed on the world to control natural forces far more powerful than themselves.

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8th May 2020
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Too Cheap, Perchance, To Stream?

This is an ode to organic indie streaming strategies.

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13th March 2020
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The Company Is Not Your Friend

I’ve heard a lot of studios describe themselves as ‘families’, and some studios do treat their people well (see ‘pragmatic reasons why you’d want to do that as a business’, above). But families fundamentally care about the people they are. Imagine your mum throwing her hands up in front of a spreadsheet and saying, ‘I’m afraid we have to let you go, dear. It’s just the...

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17th January 2020
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Game-Making’s Sense of Loss

At this chilly time of the year, when one calendar makes way for another, take solace in this.

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6th December 2019
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Put On Your Game Face: It’s AAA Time

*Allegedly at time of writing. This post goes live in the week Riot had to pay $10mil for gender discrimination to all female employees from the last five years. LOL indeed.

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22nd November 2019
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Standing on the Shoulders of Genres

Whom that god is, I don’t yet know. But I hope they like card games.

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