Designing Games

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Dungeon League: A Quick Update

It’s been a while since I last wrote about Dungeon League – the fantasy football board game I’m working on. Since then we’ve made a lot of progress on all fronts. So, it’s time for a...

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Aristotle was not a Game Designer

This week gamesindustry.biz published an interesting article by legendary game designer Warren Spector, in which he talks about universal rules for game design. Even though the text doesn’t contain completely new findings or revolutionary statements, he...

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Online Game Design Course

I’m currently preparing a lecture called “Principles of Game Development” for the SAE Bochum. While doing some research I stumbled across an awesome blog by Ian Schreiber called Game Design Concepts. The author calls it an...

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The Deadline in GameStar 11/2010

Our student project “The Deadline” was mentioned in a short article within the latest issue of GameStar (11/2010). Final conclusion of the GameStar editors: “Play it!” [German: "Unbedingt spielen"]. It’s great to see that a well-established...

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Article in Making Games Magazine

The one and only magazine for game development in Germany, Making Games, celebrates its fifth birthday this month and I had the honor to contribute an article to this anniversary issue. It’s a post mortem for...