The State of Games in Australia: A Cautionary Tale?

When people think of the Australian gaming industry, many think of a country who does not really HAVE an industry, other than the consuming of games. For years, Australia has been considered stagnant in the production of video games, with consumers having to depend on games from Japan and America. However, the Australian gaming industry… Read More The State of Games in Australia: A Cautionary Tale?

A Reflection on machinima, re-mixing, remediation and ‘what does this have to do with my game?’

Play-testing my card game over the past couple of weeks and taking another look at the readings thus far has made me realise a few things. While I stated that there were a few points of inspiration for my card game, like Fallout 3, as well as the card game Smash Up, I hadn’t really… Read More A Reflection on machinima, re-mixing, remediation and ‘what does this have to do with my game?’

Rebooting Dystopia, re-mixing Fallout and associated costs with creating my game

So, I have decided to try and make my card game more closely related to Fallout, and make a sort of ‘remix’, and taking elements from Fallout and sort of making them my own. This came about due to the realisation that I had not really given too much thought to what the art style… Read More Rebooting Dystopia, re-mixing Fallout and associated costs with creating my game