Game Design: My Idea Generator

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So I came up with a system last year which I used for a period of time over summer. It allows you to come up with self created ideas which should be triggered by asking you simple questions. I managed to come up with a few ideas I might share one day using this system I made.

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Revisit: “WHAT SHOULD NINTENDO DO?”

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A while ago (18th September 2013) I wrote an article called “What Should Nintendo Do?”. In the article I went over a few ideas that I thought personally thought could help improve and shape the company. I’ve decided to review what I said and see which Nintendo achieved.

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My career path and what I want to achieve!

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I’ve always enjoyed games and wanted to make games however it never really seemed like a viable option until I was in sixth form. I changed which career I wanted to take a lot, from an early age you have to choose options at gcse, when I had no idea of what I wanted to do. Yet these gcse’s affect what you can do at sixth form or college and therefore what you can do at University.

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You can actually download one of my games!

So the Global Game Jam 2016 has come and gone, I worked in a group of 3. I was the only coder in the team, whilst the others helped come up with our initial idea. The others also made all the art and some of the sounds. The game jam was 48 hours long, the longest I have ever participated in, of which we used around 24 hours.

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year everyone! 2016 should be a blast, hopefully more projects will come out this year and I will be able to do a year in industry in the second half of 2016 and really get on course to being a developer for a company. I hope you all enjoy the new year and that plenty of great games release =)

– Tom