Is the loot valuable or not? The price tag is meaningless. It’s all in how you describe it. Take a page from the home shopping channel, where no item is too mundane to be praised.
It’s not a “small figurine”. It’s a “beautiful, hand-crafted figurine of a water nymph”. Yes, this seems silly. Of course it’s hand-crafted. Everything is in a pre-industrial world. I’m telling you: It doesn’t matter if it’s not worth two coppers and weighs as much as a brick, your players will fight over that figurine if you make it sound exciting.
Programming Language for Games
Game developer Jon Blow is making a programming language just for games. Why is he doing this, and what will it mean for game development?
Overused Words in Game Titles
I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.
The product of fandom run unchecked, this novel began as a short story and grew into something of a cult hit.
Secret of Good Secrets
Sometimes in-game secrets are fun and sometimes they're lame. Here's why.
Why I Hated Resident Evil 4
Ever wonder how seemingly sane people can hate popular games? It can happen!