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True to Design: What I’m Reading

NPD: 40% of freemium players pay for in-game upgrades: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/169040/NPD_40_of_freemium_players_pay_for_ingame_upgrades.php Ensemble Studios: From Beginning to End, An Excerpt from Gamers at Work: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/168995/ensemble_studios_from_beginning_.php Finding Out What They Think: A Rough Primer To User Research, Part 1: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/169069/finding_out_what_they_think_a_.php From the editor: Valve’s handbook and the trust phenomenon: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/169063/From_the_editor_Valves_handbook_and_the_trust_phenomenon.php Postmortem: Housemarque’s Outland: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/169282/postmortem_housemarques_outland.php Inspire People to Change: […]

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True to Design: What I’m Reading

A Line in the Sand: The Spec Ops Interview: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/167705/a_line_in_the_sand_the_spec_ops_.php Here’s why you’re surprised when you stink at multiplayer games: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/167729/Heres_why_youre_surprised_when_you_stink_at_multiplayer_games.php Parallel Mafia bringing the future of organized crime to mobile devices and (possibly) Facebook: http://www.insidesocialgames.com/2012/04/03/parallel-mafia-bringing-the-future-of-organized-crime-to-mobile-devices-and-possibly-facebook/ Needs and Gratification Theory and Game Genres: http://www.psychologyofgames.com/2012/04/needs-and-gratification-theory-and-game-genres/ Intuition, Expectations and Culture: Learning from Psychology to Build Better Game […]

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True to Design: What I`m Reading

What Makes a Game?: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/167418/what_makes_a_game.php 5 Myths about Giving Praise: http://www.greatleadershipbydan.com/2012/03/5-myths-about-giving-praise.html Sad But True: We Can’t Prove When Super Mario Bros. Came Out: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/167392/sad_but_true_we_cant_prove_when_.php What Game Devs Want From Next-Gen Consoles: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/167557/what_game_devs_want_from_nextgen_.php How to Handle Disengagement During Meetings: http://www.greatleadershipbydan.com/2012/03/how-to-handle-disengagement-during.html