Archive for July, 2012

Jens Begemann opens up about Wooga's … – Inside Social Games

When asked if the studio had any plans to establish a permanent presence on the West Coast (as most social game developers do), Begemann tells us, “When it comes to game production and creation, we believe there are lots of advantages to having everybody under roof. The exchange of learning is so fast because we can just speak … for the game controller or touch or for mouse is very different. When you do the game design , you have to take that into account.” …

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Jens Begemann opens up about Wooga's … – Inside Social Games

Mage of the Striped Tower: Gary's 74th Birthday

“So how do I become a games designer ? … These diverse areas make Dungeons & Dragons a bit of a paradox; at once a geeky stats-fest and yet also the ultimate social game that only works with a group of friends.

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Cheating – An Issue for Game-based Learning? (I'm Serious.net)

“Who's Got Class?” is a social game that exposes players to the many facets and programs of WCET (the host for the game ), and rewards them for their engagement and contributions. The light-hearted program is designed to provide a first-hand …

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Game Designer – Barcelona – Antal International

Conceptualize, create and maintain detailed game design documentation throughout the project cycle- Design compelling & funny characters/storyline to a new social game concept.- Stay up to date on the state of the industry …

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Q & A with Garret Peek ('05 design), lead designer for the Draw …

My name is Garrett Peek, the former associate creative director of OMGPOP and current user interface designer for Zynga. I design and develop interactive social games . What brought you to KCAI and what was your work like …

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Who is a finalist in the Third Annual Game Developers Choice …

The awards shot honors the best in connected online gaming, whether it be social games, major MMOs, or something many might not think of when online gaming is mentioned. Finalists and … BEST ONLINE GAME DESIGN : …

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Terra Nova: Ethics of ARGs

In the latest Social Change Technology podcast Dr Burcu Bakioglu talks to Andrea Phillips about Alternate Reality games , their design and some of the interesting legal and ethical issues that come up. Those in the TN …

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Tools with Friends: Uncovering social tech | Game Development …

Given all the technology that is available to developers on mobile and browser, professionals in the industry are in general agreement that there is great opportunity to create highly technical social games . Graeme Barlow

Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit » D-Media Network

What are the risks and opportunities where mobile, local, social and credit based gaming converge? No matter the size or scope of your current game efforts, you'll learn successful game design tactics and monetization …

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Talent Development and Scalability – Gamasutra

Social Game Designer (Contract). Bigpoint GmbH … Of chief importance in online game development today, Scalability is not a feature that can be simply checked off in a Game Design or Product Requirements Document.

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