Game Design

Game design is a mentally strenuous activity. Do these exercises regularly to stretch your game design muscles and boost your creativity.

Before starting Atheris Games I was not much of a gamer. I knew nothing of the plethora of amazing tabletop gaming products – I had never even heard of Catan or Ticket to Ride. I just simply had an idea for an automotive trading card game, Holeshot Heroes (which has not yet been released). As I began to try to immerse myself in the industry I was taken aback by the depth of products, but I was also incredibly intimidated by the seemingly complex games.

Sometimes interest in a new activity or profession hits suddenly and unexpectedly. This seems especially true for graphic designer and photographer Paul Tseng.

Many gaming fans can empathize with the feeling of being so infatuated with a fictional setting that they’d love nothing more than to travel to their fantasy worlds and interact with all the characters, places, and creatures that made them fall in love with it in the first place. This was certainly true for game developer Eric Torres, who has spent the last 10 years bringing his own fantasy world to life with his game and book series set in the mystical land of Rynaga.

Looney Labs' Pyramid Arcade features twenty-two new games in one!

Plus: a recap of Toy Fair 2016, exploring political correctness in the game industry, the educational benefits of board gaming, more insights from world-famous game designers, and the colorful history of FoxMind.

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