I know it may not feel like they are, but they are. Every definition of sandwich I can find affirms this simple fact. From Miriam Webster: Definition of sandwich 1 a : two or more slices of bread or a split roll having a filling in between the hotdog clearly fits this definition. How about…Read More
The Movie and the Toy
Hey everybody! A few weeks ago, I wrote about a bunch of different types of players, who all enjoy games for different reasons. There are so many enjoyable aspects about games that it is possible for two players to enjoy the exact same game for very different reasons. Today, I am going to look…Read More
Ready Player One: A Game Design Analysis
Warning: This article contains spoilers for Ready Player One (the movie and the book). Hey everybody! A few weeks ago I watched Steven Spielberg’s latest film, Ready Player One. While I consider the film itself to be only okay, I found the visuals and the concept of the OASIS to be fascinating. After watching the…Read More
Player Psychographics: Why Do We Play?
Hey everybody! I am currently in my senior year of college, and during these last few years I have been required to take several writing courses. While taking these courses, one of the most common pieces of advice that was given over and over is to know your audience. Different types of people have different…Read More