Game Developer’s Radio: Exploring Design #07 Competitive gaming

Number of View: 2891

Hosts: Joseph Burchett, Devin Becker

Date Recorded: 11/05/2011

In this episode we discuss competitive gaming, digging deep into all the different design choices that can be made to make a game more competitive. The conversation kicks of with us talking about a few games that have become competitive, such as Star Craft, Street Fighter and so on. Hope you enjoy the show.

Show Notes:

Games
Starcraft
Street fighter
Mario Kart blue shell
Mario Party
Super Smash Brothers
Counterstrike
Pacman
Chess 2
Yomi
Halo
Battlefield
Call of Duty

People
Dave Sirlin
Mike Ross
Ryan Gutierrez
Muhammad Ali

Books
Playing to win
RPS strategy guide
Art of war

Articles
Asymmetrical design
RPS gambits
Virtual first down line
4 Bartle types
Boxing in-fighter and out-fighter
Camping

Different game modes
Gears of War Horde mode
Death Match
King of the Hill

Movies
Focus documentary
I got next documentary
King of Kong

Sports
Boxing
WWE
Competitive Cup Stacking

Peripherals

Arcade sticks
iCade

Competitions
Major League of Gaming
Evo
Gamestop tournaments

Other media to watch
Twitch TV
Street Fighter IV’: gootecks Teaches The Basics Of Balrog
CrossCounter.tv

 

Opening/Closing Music: Lounging on no Sleep by M Kellen M (BinaryGuy)

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Game Developer’s Radio: Exploring Design #06 Ludology vs Narratology

Number of View: 2697

Hosts: Joseph Burchett, Devin Becker

Date Recorded: 10/15/2011

In this episode of exploring design my co-host Devin Becker and I discuss the reasons behind the Ludology vs Narratology debate, and explore the ideas behind both side. Sadly due to audio issues we lost half of the show, but we still manage to dicuss a lot of really interesting things related to the topic. Hope you enjoy the show!

Show Notes

Games:
Uncharted
Tetris

Space invaders
Missle command
Ticket to ride
Super Smash brothers
Dungeons and Dragons
Improv roleplaying games
Heavy Rain
LA Noire
Street fighter

Talks/interviews:
Google talk about Pandemic
Game Developer’s Radio #09 Jesper Juul

Articles:
Ludology meets narratology
The Ludology vs. Narratology Debates
Ludology versus Narratology: The Divorce

Opening/Closing Music: Lounging on no Sleep by M Kellen M (BinaryGuy)

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