How In-Game Avatars Affect Players

How In-Game Avatars Affect Players

In-game avatars are something players are always in control of when playing many games. An avatar often acts as a way for the player to interact with the world and allow the player to feel like their decisions are important to them. Today, however, we’ll be...
Embrace Constraints To Bring More Into Your Game

Embrace Constraints To Bring More Into Your Game

Did you know, if you give people too many options, they will be paralyzed by the thought of losing one of the options? This is why if someone gives you too many options, you may not choose any of them. This manifests itself in other ways as well. FOMO (Fear of Missing...
Game Psychology – Start Your Quests Partially Completed

Game Psychology – Start Your Quests Partially Completed

In most games, quests always start with no points to progression. This can be useful in some cases, but in many cases, it does nothing for you or your players. I’m sure you as a player have skipped over quests entirely simply because they do not have any...
Why Version Control Is Important

Why Version Control Is Important

Have you ever had all your work disappear because of a computer failure? Or, have you ever saved over a document and lose everything? Okay, last one, have you ever had to maintain multiple versions of the same document?  All of these in my opinion suck and should be a...
Game Psychology – Currencies And Real Money

Game Psychology – Currencies And Real Money

Currencies are an important part of some video games. How do you let someone know the value of something without a currency? That’s why they are used. Currencies allow you to buy multiple items in-game, and in some cases turn real money into in-game currency. ...