From June 7th to the 9th the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2011 took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Big 3 made some interesting announcements. This year was definitely a year where Microsoft and Sony announce more software support for their alternative control scheme as both the Playstation Move and Microsoft Kinect both […]
As you may know, I was part of the team that helped create “The Ultimate Celebration” Our presentation is now on the Causal Connect website! Please check it out! : ) We are at the 34 minute mark.
Today is the official day when GDC 2011 kicks off. Since I only purchased the Summits and Tutorial pass I could not attended the opening keynote by Satoru Iwata. I was quite interested on his view on these past 25 years since GDC was formed. The video game industry is still a fairly young industry […]
I brought my lunch back and sat at my table to watch the first 45 minutes of The Terminator for the first time in my life. The last part of that I saw from the movie is when Kyle Reese explains to Sarah Connor why the Terminator is after her in a broken car. Now […]
The second day of the Game Developers Conference 2011. I will be attending “Learn Better Game Writing a Day” tutorial presented by Evan Skolnick. Most things share the same 80% foundation with 20% being their pitfalls and differences.There are a variety of writers but video game writers need to learn how to tame a bull […]
The following talk is “Motivating Players in Open Worlds” by Joel Burgess from Bethesda Software. Open world level design is different from other level designs as “open” player agency makes it feel like the world is reacting to the player’s action. Games are getting closer in mastering story telling. Player’s choice is the core of […]
This morning we woke up early, at around 6:30 ish to shower and then ate breakfast at around 7:15. The hotel we are staying at had free continental breakfast. This included toast, muffins, pastries, hard boiled eggs cereal and waffles. I just had 2 waffles and a blueberry muffins. Both were good and had my fill. After that […]