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January 2020

Retention is only part of the puzzle

In Gamasutra there’s an excellent article by the Pixelles describing the seven primary reasons why women leave the games industry. In it, the Pixelles make the case for what we can do to retain women in the industry, and I… Continue Reading →

Trying to keep up

I have this ridiculous thing where I try to do something, lag behind and either give up or try to compensate. For discordia I tried to compensate. A lot of my blog posts require tons of research, meaning that they… Continue Reading →

The Joys of Game Dev – Cert!

One of the lesser known aspects of game development is when a game has to go through certification for any of the platforms it’s being built for. Certification is Microsoft’s, Sony’s and Nintendo’s way of making sure that the games… Continue Reading →

One of those moments – the Architect on Voeld

I know Mass Effec:Andromeda caught some flak because of animation, story etc. But it did do one thing well. It made a boss fight interesting. The Architect on the planet Voeld is a remnant from a past civilisation. You can… Continue Reading →

Violence as a conflict resolution

Another one of those opinion pieces I’m apparently writing nowadays. I kinda like it. In triple-A games, conflict is used more often than not as a conflict resolution tool. It’s a glaring disconnect from reality where violence is often a… Continue Reading →

One of those moments – Anders

I’m not sure why Anders was so transformed from Dragon Age: Awakenings to Dragon Age II, but I definitely think that the introduction in Awakening is tons more fun. The introduction of Anders sets the tone straight away. He’s quirky,… Continue Reading →

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