Source Control

What is Source Control? “Source Control, also known as versioning, version control, change management or change control, is a set of practices and tools designed to keep application source file versions backed up in a safe place such that any version can be retrieved later down the line. I also allows you to go back…

HTC Vive (Tilt Brush) & PlayStation VR

I remember when I tried HTC Vive I have had few issues with it. Because I wear glasses I couldn’t properly fit the headset on without feeling any discomfort. When I managed to put it on my head I could see a lot of black outlines and 2 small screens… It didn’t feel like I…

Why Designers Can’t Think (Michael Beirut)

“Graphic designers are lucky. As the people who structure much of the world’s communications, we get to vicariously partake of as many fields of interest as we have clients. In a single day, a designer can talk about real estate with one client, cancer cures with another, and forklift trucks with a third. Imagine how…

A Pattern Language (Christopher Alexander)

We have been asked to find and consider the implications of the book “A Pattern Language” by Christopher Alexander on developing design projects for the Games industry. I have found this very useful website which looks at all 253 patters listed in the book. By just having a quick read through, the author of the…

Phaust

I was bored… well I can’t say that, but I wanted to take a break from drawing and doing uni work so normally I would play, but this time… well… I wanted to draw something instead of playing games! So I took a pic of my character from World of Warcraft; Phaust which is an…

Hill Royale (Prototype)

This was the plan of the board game that we’ve wrote on a white board with the help of our tutor. It has all the details that have helped us to create the prototype of our board game. We thought of character names and classes, the counters, the board shape itself, character cards, active cards,…

Board Game – Character and Environment Development

This is a quick page that I have done for my Fairy character named “Ö” I have asked people from my class as to what I should name my character. The name Ö was more fitting because of the simplicity which links to the design itself. I chose the colour blue as the character has been raised…

Board Game

During my first day on my new games design course, I have been introduced to a project. I have first been asked to create characters by writing the descriptions of the characters and including sketches. I had ideas like Human Male that can morph into a beast and also a Werewolf, a dragon elemental mage, a…