Author: Mr. Pokeylope
February 8, 2012
Hot on the heels of newfound hope for Psychonauts 2, Double Fine announces a new project led by Tim Schafer, a point-and-click adventure game being funded via Kickstarter. A list of "premium" pledge rewards has also been posted, including, at the $150,000 level, one of the last four remaining Triangle Boxed Day of the Tentacles in original shrink-wrap, from Tim's personal collection. [more inside]
February 27, 2011
A common problem in game design is that of the difficulty curve. Ideally, the game gets harder as it progresses so that it keeps providing a challenge to the player. However, this is often not the case; as you progress through the game, you unlock more powers/abilities/weapons/etc., making the endgame comparatively trivial. Yahtzee, after considering this problem, came up with an interesting solution.