Tutorial Design in Puzzledorf: Reflections

Teaching people how to play your game is a critical component of game design - and yet a lot of players hate tutorials. So how to teach people without boring them? Better still, how to provide a tutorial that players don't think of as a tutorial? This article discusses the subject through the lens of Puzzledorf.

Puzzledorf Release Date

It's been a long while coming but I am ready to announce the release date of Puzzledorf for Steam. It will also be releasing on the Humble Bundle store at the same time.

How To Change Screen Size at Runtime – Unity

This article shows you how to change the screen size at run time via script, while avoiding the unexpected pitfalls that can occur, as well as other topics, such as toggling full screen and windowed modes, limiting frame rate, toggling vsync, and setting the resolution.

50k Trailer Views on Puzzledorf!

The announcement trailer for Puzzledorf has just hit a new milestone today - over 50,000 views! Wow! I am so excited! Given that this game has taken so much time and energy to develop, not to mention going back to study to gain extra skills in programming and business, to put all of that time... Continue Reading →

3 Keys to Play Test Your Game

Play-testing is fundamental to Game Design. The aim is to observe people playing your game to so that you can identify areas of weakness in your design and methodically improve it. There are 3 keys I've found to help you play-test your games. The 3 Keys Observe Test Measure This is similar to how you would conduct... Continue Reading →

Sell your Indie Games for free

THE STU REVIEW – So you've made a game - now what do you do with it? Do you sell it on Steam? Or do you attempt the mobile market, hoping to stand out against millions of other games? Or perhaps there's another way? In steps Itch.io. Itch.io is free for developers to sell their games -... Continue Reading →

How to Optimise your Fusion Game

Through making a number of games I learned a lot of techniques to make my projects run faster in Fusion. This guide will share what I know. NOTE: You do not have to do all of these things in each project in Fusion. These are simply ways that you can make a game run faster if... Continue Reading →

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