Title Source Info
A Different Approach to Difficulty
A paradigm shift away from the idea that games should find more and more complex ways to serve players with different skill levels. But rather, they should give players with the tools to cook to their own palate, provided it is a meaningful experience.
10/24/2018 06:49 AM
A list of games with downloads for April 2018.
10/06/2018 05:48 PM
Stitched Development Retrospective
The 3 years journey of game development for Stitched
08/28/2018 05:46 AM
Joyfully Rewarding Players' Guts: Winning or losing - are you really the boss in this fight?
How to (not) design (real and fake) unwinnable boss fights
08/06/2018 07:30 PM
Joyfully Rewarding Players' Guts: complete pleasure (or pleasuring completionists)
How to not annoy completionists as a JRPG developer
06/12/2018 06:27 AM
Steamworks SDK (v1.42 3rd January 2018)
Basic Use of SDK
04/22/2018 03:05 AM
March 2018 Misao (im)Possibles
A list of games with downloads for March 2018.
04/04/2018 01:30 PM
Monster World RPG Interview
An interview with the creators MWRPG
03/18/2018 09:26 PM
February 2018 Misao (im)Possibles
A list of games with downloads for February 2018.
02/02/2018 04:18 AM
January 2018 Misao (im)Possibles
A list of games with downloads for January 2018.
01/27/2018 11:08 AM
How to make a demo
How to make a good, functional demo in today's society
01/26/2018 11:21 AM
How does Resident Evil 7 make us so scared?
Psychological techniques used in RE7 to create the atmosphere of horror
01/23/2018 08:38 AM
Community Spotlight Interview: KoopaKush
A brief interview with KoopaKush, creator of Lakria Legends
01/17/2018 09:29 AM
Have you considered being more interesting?
Some thoughts on garnering an audience
12/21/2017 06:01 PM
5 Steps to Write Better Female Characters
Here's some (hopefully) helpful advice on how to avoid a lot of the pitfalls that so many JRPGs and anime fall into with their female characters! Most of it's applicable to writing any character who seems "different" from you. It's easier than you think!
12/05/2017 02:14 PM
Visual Novel Maker - First Impressions
My first hour in the engine
11/17/2017 06:22 PM
The Misaos Article
Everything you need to know about the Misaos.
11/06/2017 12:29 PM
How to change text strings in your editor
How to edit displayed text in your editor using a hex editor
10/31/2017 11:04 PM
Basic Line Perspective
When creating 2D images with depth and dimension, this is what you must know.
08/08/2017 12:00 AM
Steve Jackson's Toon RPG, Abbreviated
This is the abbreviated version of Toon, a tabletop RPG.
08/06/2017 07:42 PM

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Game Design and Theory
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Writer's Block
The storytelling category is for articles about creating well-rounded heroes, villains, background stories and even worlds!