I'm doing some research for a project on game design

Discussion in 'Game Design' started by Dale Hardiman, Oct 15, 2018.

  1. Dale Hardiman

    Dale Hardiman New Member

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    Hey there members. I'm doing some research for a project I'm doing on game design and was wondering if some of the game designers in here could be kind enough to answer a few of my questions?

    What keeps you awake at night in relation to your gaming designs?

    What are you afraid of in relations to your gaming designs?

    What are you angry about or angry with?

    What are your top 3 frustrations?

    What trends do you find occuring in your business of life?

    What do you secretly desire the most? (In your design business?)

    Is there a built in bias to the way you make decisions?

    Who else is selling something similar to you and how? Who else has tried selling you something similar and how has the effort failed?

    Thanks guys.
     
  2. ManuelMarino

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    Hey Dale, I was following this thread since working with Devs I considered interesting these questions. But seems nobody is answering, damn...
     
  3. Dale Hardiman

    Dale Hardiman New Member

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    Oh hey there. Yeh that's cool. Perhaps you know some people in the gaming design industry that would be happy or interested to answer them.
     
  4. Joon

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    What keeps you awake at night in relation to your gaming designs?
    Coming out with mechanics / features that may suck and you only know about it when its already been fully produced. Oof. Thinking about it is scary~

    What are you afraid of in relations to your gaming designs?
    This is based on one of my experience working in a game company making games for other businesses. The fact that you have no creativity freedom and every mechanic and feature design have to show that it can make a profit for the company.

    What are you angry about or angry with?
    People who aren't honest. Seriously.

    What are your top 3 frustrations?
    1. People who aren't honest.
    2. Pouring in hours of work and assumed it could be the next best thing only to find out is the worse thing.
    3. Looking for a job as a game designer.

    What trends do you find occuring in your business of life?
    Based on my observation and experiences I guess it would people not prepared to face changes in life; which makes them stuck in this limbo of wanting to stay or move on which ends up having a lot of people go thru some kind of depression. It's kinda sad that they have to go thru sh*t to change but oh wel(l?)

    What do you secretly desire the most? (In your design business?)
    A supportive community.

    Is there a built in bias to the way you make decisions?
    Decisions as in design decision or life decisions? I would assume the former, then there isn't really a bias but more of a rule of thumb I guess.

    Who else is selling something similar to you and how? Who else has tried selling you something similar and how has the effort failed?
    No experience in this. Cant commend

    Hope this helps with your research. Best of luck Dale!
     
  5. Dre Reid

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    Ill answer tomorrow.
     

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