Here be Wisdom

David Lancaster of Rebel Planet Creations made a couple of videos on game design in 2009 and uploaded them to YouTube.  I don’t know the man so I’m not sure what HE would call them, but I’d describe them as short informal video essays on the subject. Essentially his message is: focus on the gameplay. [...]

Woolly Swamp 1: An SMBX Practice Level

(note: I just noticed that I spelled “woolly” wrong.  Live and learn.) I’ve got my first repetition in on the actual exercise of level design.  Using the Super Mario Brothers X level editor I constructed a short, but serviceable forest-y level called Wooly Swamp 1. Analysis and links after the jump. Before going into the [...]