Dark Souls is one of those game franchises that is capable of creating a new movement. A dark, hardcore 3D RPG that has captivated (and frustrated) millions of players. The series did so well that it created what is now known as the “Soulslike” genre. This entirely new genre has inspired many developers throughout the years; indie studios have undoubtedly led the way in terms of expanding and building on the core formula set down by From Software.
As a hardcore gamer from Brazil, I can tell you that we are used to playing these games made by foreign companies…
There are many ways to create a game, but all of them have something in common: they all start with great and broad ideas. In this article, you will learn the basics of a technique called Agile Project Management and how I used it to create my game ideas and documents in a fast and efficient way. Please, have in mind that I am not a professional Game Designer, but I am a Business Management student that is now transitioning from Business Administration to Game Design/UX Design, and this means that I am more than ready to apply what I’ve…
Information Science and Digital Games — PART ONE [ENG & PT-BR]
The area of Information Science, is gaining prominence in society every day, often aggregated as a necessary input for the development of society through its object of study, information, or which has recently been called informational phenomenon.
It is aggregated in all branches of knowledge and it is no different in the scope of digital games through several areas, but with emphasis on the organization and representation of Information in order to facilitate the understanding of users, in this case gamers and creators of your content.
In this sense…
My family and friends are now 7513,87km (4668 miles) away from me.
One year and a half ago, I moved from Brazil to Portugal. My family and friends are now 7513,87km (4668 miles) away from me.
One year and a half ago, I was a totally different person. I didn’t know how to cook, how to clean my room, how to properly wash my clothes and barely anything about bills.
Moving to another country alone was by far the most difficult decision I ever made. But in the end, it’s worth it.
Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences theory divides intelligence into specific categories. This challenges the idea of humans having a single IQ as if our brains were machines with “intelligence” located somewhere inside.
Verbal-Linguistic intelligence is only one of the 8 intelligences defined by this theory. According to Edutopia.org article, these are the other 7 and their respective definitions:
Logical-mathematical intelligence describes the ability to develop equations and proofs, make calculations, and solve abstract problems.
Visual-spatial intelligence allows people to comprehend maps and other types of graphical information.
Musical intelligence enables individuals to produce and make meaning of different types of sound.
Have you ever thought about the importance of having the power to make decisions in your life? And what about the ever-present uncertainty behind every action?
I found myself thinking about that today, after watching a Black Mirror episode called “Hang the DJ”. Don’t worry, I won’t give you spoilers.
We all make decisions in our lives, but what if this decision-making power suddenly just disappeared? What a catastrophe that would be. The power of making decisions allows us to express our will and thoughts through actions; it’s the ultimate external manifestation of ourselves. …
I’m a very extroverted person, and I have what is called “Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder” since I was a child.
Because of that, it is really hard for me to focus on something or to get something done without distracting myself — and trust me, almost everything is capable of doing it.
Therefore, I decided to share the 3 things I use to enhance my own writing creativity and I hope this can help you too.
First, it is important to understand what I think creativity is:
A direct externalization of a mix of thoughts and ideas fueled by knowledge…
Hey, my fellow friends from another planet. My name is Igor, how are you? Hope everything’s fine out there.
So, we have a thing called NASA that is trying to find you guys for several years right now, but since they haven’t succeeded yet, I’ll handle this with my own hands.
I’ll start presenting our planet: We are that blue ellipsoid thing floating on this galaxy we call Milky Way. No, not Uranus. Closer to the Sun. Whatever, I’m not an Astronomer, so if you guys get lost send me a private message on my Twitter account, ok?