• Archive for March 10th, 2012

    Mining music videos for inspiration

    by  • March 10, 2012 • Design & Art • Comments Off on Mining music videos for inspiration

    I use all kinds of media as inspiration for the games I play. My usual go-to’s are movies and TV, art, and literature, but lately another one has been creeping into my arsenal: music videos. They’ve been providing cool stuff like character and NPC  ideas, plot inspiration, and even some fodder for how to...

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    Women’s Stories in Your Game: The Cop’s Wife

    by  • March 10, 2012 • Essays • 2 Comments

    Months back; a good friend and game designer asked me what a woman’s power fantasy was, since we see examples of gaming of male power fantasy all over the place. We talked further and it developed into ‘what is the difference between a man’s story and woman’s story.’ The truth is murky, at best,...

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