Cool Game Design Videos
I don't think we have this thread yet, so I'll start it. See also: Cool Computing Videos
I thought this was really interesting, about how a simple casual office game started to infect the office with paranoia and negative feelings:
The Prototype that was Banned from Halfbrick – 1:00:23
I thought this was really interesting, about how a simple casual office game started to infect the office with paranoia and negative feelings
That was a great talk.
So, how many Chinese companies stole his idea and made games exactly to his spec?
@LB_ The fascinating thing here is that the moba problem is much more than he had time to learn for his talk:
- There is an insane number of precise details: this increases the thought investment required
- There are countless opportunities to do things differently: you can always do something better, or worse
- If you fail, you directly contribute to the enemy team: no action has low stakes
Even if you keep out the rankings, which add additional hatred, it's pretty much mechanically perfect for causing hatred.