Super Mario Maker as a toolset for future developers

Development, Gaming, Personal

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My haunted house Mario Maker course.

As a student doing a computer games course I can’t help but wonder how the Games Industry is going to change over the years. When you think about what the first developers were like, you picture coders that went from creating games from scratch. In the present we have many different game engines to use, should we choose to do so. These programmers have such a vast knowledge and they came up with unique ideas and pushed a lot of genres forward. It’s becoming increasingly difficult though not impossible to come up with new genres and ideas.

Revisit: “WHAT SHOULD NINTENDO DO?”

Gaming, Personal, Review

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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.

My Super Mario Maker Levels (CURRENT UPLOADS)

Development, Gaming, Personal

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Super Mario Maker is an excellent game and tool for creating and playing levels. It allows us to experiment with an existing and familiar toolset in different ways and as such I have decided to share my currently uploaded Mario Maker levels. The majority of these levels include unique level designs. I hope these levels will inspire your own level designs in Mario Maker. Some of these courses are early ones I made as I have since expanded the amount of levels I can have to 20 and these will gradually be replaced. Please take a look =)

Cloudberry Kingdom Review (WiiU)

Gaming, Review

So yes, this Christmas I was lucky enough to unbox a Nintendo WiiU. It’s been incredibly difficult to spend enough time with some games in order to give them a review score hence the lack of posts. Anyway Cloudberry Kingdom is a platformer which purposefully has a high difficulty ramp. At first glance the first few levels might seem easy and just look like a generic grab the coins and get to the exit type of game. Read on to find out why that’s not true.

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There is a lot to review! :)

Gaming, Personal

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The only Steam Screenshot of Bioshock Infinite I have, Hello Handyman!

So as you know its been the Steam Christmas Sale and also Christmas itself is almost here, and I’ve got a little bit carried away. I might not have been active lately and apart from coursework at school this is the reason. I’VE BOUGHT TOO MANY GAMES! Read on to find out what games I’ve bought and potentially may be reviewed.