Category Archives: Game Design

A quick update on Shadow Empire

Shadow Empire design blog #3 Just a quick word I am still alive and kicking. Designing a new engine is not easy. I have to juggle a lot of different tasks at the same time, but slowly everything is moving … Continue reading

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Russia on Ten Barrels a Day

Decisive Campaigns III design blog #4 Note: Screen shots show an Alpha version with graphics being either missing or subject to change. Except for a few stragglers, the Soviet military forces are otherwise occupied. Somebody mentioned Manchuria. Let’s invade Russia. … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Tires

Decisive Campaigns III design blog #3 Assume that you’ve been left in charge of a big lump of machinery. There are pipes and valves everywhere, steam vents abound and there are a multitude of gauges and controls. It’s a complicated … Continue reading

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“CAN SOMEBODY PLEASE TELL ME WHY THE HECK MY PANZERS HAVEN’T GOT ENOUGH FUEL?”

Decisive Campaigns III design blog #2 What determines if a game is enjoyable? Well that depends on the type of game. For a Shooter you are after adrenalin, tension and action. For a strategy game, which is more of a … Continue reading

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