Re-Post: Rock, Paper, Shotgun: The 50 Best Strategy Games Ever Made


RPS_stratheaderWe can find many game rankings on the Internet, but I found this one particularly interesting. The presented games are shortly but greatly introduced, summarized and analyzed, with other similar games linked to each one of them.
It is not a … Read more

Re-post: Creating Monkey Island, a Ron Gilbert’s interview (1991)


An interesting interview of Ron Gilbert, famous creator of Maniac Mansion, Indiana Jones 3, Day of the Tentacle, about the creation process of his most famous game to date: The Secret of Monkey Island. Read more

Re-post: Gamasutra: 10 seminal game postmortems every developer should read


A few timeless game postmortems, written by pioneering designers like Warren Spector and Dr. Ray Muzyka, that detail the trials and triumphs of developing games like Deus Ex and System Shock 2. Read more

Book Reviews : The Art of Game Design (a Book of Lenses), A Theory of Fun and Level Up!


There are many books about game design. Here are three very different books on the subject, with their own qualities. This is a quick review and comparison of the three of them. Read more