Tag Archives: Learning

The Great and Powerful Oz

In The Wizard of Oz, the titular character is believed by the protagonist Dorothy and her companions to be a being of tremendous power, able to provide for each of them what they most desire if only they can gain an audience with him. Once they reach the “great and powerful” Oz – is a […]

Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

I don’t want to be the cranky old man at Chromed. I honestly don’t. But if I learned anything during my stint with the Taft administration, it’s that some men have roles thrust upon them. So permit me to crank up the cranky. Odds are if you’re reading this, you’re familiar with Jane McGonigal. My […]

Keeping Your Focus

Focus testing is an important part of game development. Once a team has spent a lot of time on a project, they start to grok the game in a way that people who have never played it simply won’t, and can at times lose perspective. Focus testing is a way to regain that perspective.

Playing Fair

One of the important lessons a child learns is how to play fair. At some point or another, most of us learn the value in honest play. It isn’t a terribly hard lesson to learn. We can all remember a time when we experienced something unfair and how frustrating it felt. Once we recognize that […]

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