informa
2 min read
News

Gamasutra Expert Blogs: From Player Choice To Launching New IPs

In highlights from Gamasutra's Expert Blogs, our bloggers write about diverse topics, including player choice, Super Mario Bros. 3’s level design, and how to best launch a new IP.
[In highlights from Gamasutra's Expert, our bloggers write about diverse topics, including player choice, Super Mario Bros. 3’s level design, and how to best launch a new IP.] We hope that our blog sections can provide useful and interesting viewpoints on our industry. For more information, check out the official posting guidelines. Here are the top member blogs for the week: This Week's Standout Member Blogs - Of Headshots And Player Agency: Epilogue (Taekwan Kim) Taekwan Kim tackles how to best implement moral choices in games, outlining why these systems are difficult to implement and why they need to be handled with care. - SOLID Principles For Game Developers (Alistair Doulin) Alistair Doulin discusses the 5 SOLID guidelines for agile development, offering examples to demonstrate how these rules benefit game development. - Super Mario Bros. 3 Level Design Lessons, Part 1 (Radek Koncewicz) In part one of a planned series on level design, Radek Koncewicz looks at Super Mario Bros. 3, providing images and explanations regarding the structure of a number of the game’s stages. - People Make Games (Andrew Grapsas) Worried that the industry has become too preoccupied with numbers and charts, Andrew Grapsas encourages developers to take a moment and evaluate their decisions to see how they will affect other members on the team. - The Pilot Paradigm: How To Launch A New IP More Effectively, And Cheaper. (Peter Kojesta) Launching a new IP isn’t easy, and Peter Kojesta hopes to alleviate risk by outlining a more secure way to plan and launch a successful new franchise.

Latest Jobs

Treyarch

Playa Vista, California
6.20.22
Audio Engineer

Digital Extremes

London, Ontario, Canada
6.20.22
Communications Director

High Moon Studios

Carlsbad, California
6.20.22
Senior Producer

Build a Rocket Boy Games

Edinburgh, Scotland
6.20.22
Lead UI Programmer
More Jobs   

CONNECT WITH US

Register for a
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Account

Game Developer Newsletter

@gamedevdotcom

Register for a

Game Developer Account

Gain full access to resources (events, white paper, webinars, reports, etc)
Single sign-on to all Informa products

Register
Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Subscribe
Follow us

@gamedevdotcom

Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more