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Steam Sale: an Indie Studio’s Summer of Content

This article has been published in issue #34 of Control Magazine and on their international website (defunct).Consumers love it to pieces: Valve’s periodical sales. But what about the people actually selling the games? Control Magazine spoke with Abbey Games, the biggest surprise of the Summer Sale 2013. “This years’ Steam...

The pitfalls of Kickstarter

This article has been published in the 9th international edition of Control Magazine and on their international website. Got a great idea for a game? Just run a Kickstarter campaign and get it funded by the crowd. If only it was that simple. Before Kickstarter, nobody would have guessed that a...

SOPA and PIPA: bad, bad bills

Since this weblog uses an international (read: American) .com extension, but also because of personal indignation, I felt the need to join the global outcry against the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) bills that are currently up for approval in the United States Congress. These...

Gamescom 2010 – Konami’s Dave Cox on Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Dit artikel is ook verschenen op Nisute. The biggest challenge for the team creating the new Castlevania title Lords of Shadow was not to feel held back by the 26 years of history behind the series. That’s what Dave Cox, producer of the game, said during our interview at Gamescom...

GDC Europe 2010 – A trail of breadcrumbs: level design and player experience

Dit artikel is ook verschenen op Nisute. Three game titles, three visions on game design. During one of GDC’s morning talks on Tuesday called “The Tao of Level Design”, three senior designers shared their experience with the audience of leading players through virtual worlds while giving them a sense of...