SMF - Just Installed!
Started by droqen, February 08, 2022, 10:19:12 PM
Quote from: @droqenbreaking games as a player and as a designer.breaking them from both sides.
Quotei enjoy doing things that should not be doablemaybe that's the other side of breaking the horizonas a player you do something that seems unintended...as a designer i've thought to recapture it i ought to create the illusion of intent, for a player to break through, but it's not quite a perfect symmetry. having just experienced an 'impossible system breakage' experience as a player, i enjoyed knowing that the lack of intent was legitimate, but it's impossible to explicitly design that kind of thing.with starseed pilgrim i guess there is a similar sort of feeling, but from the designer's standpoint. the player doesn't get to experience "doing the impossible against the designer's expectations" but it makes sense that as a designer i wanted the game to make possible something impossible, against the player's expectations...i was never designing that part of the game for myself to play, i was just designing to satisfy exactly this same part of me that enjoys breaking games. oh, boy. does this all make sense? it was all very stream-of-consciousness.breaking games as a player and as a designer.breaking them from both sides.