Monthly Archives: June 2013

Game Discs as Skeuomorphs

A skeuomorph is something designed to look like another object or material. Sometimes the intention is to signal exclusivity, like fake leather. In digital design, they are often used to make user interfaces more intuitive by referencing familiar concepts. It’s

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Making Games in Peru

I landed in Lima, Peru, about two weeks ago. Lima is where I’m originally from, and even though I get a chance to come back every few months, it keeps feeling more different every time. This time, though, I’m here

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Will We Soon See A SC2_NVIDIA_GeForce_GG Bowl?

So this weekend I watched a fair amount of the Starcraft 2 World Championship Series Season 1 championships online. My appetite for SC2 was whet a few days earlier when I had one of my first multiplayer play sessions here

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