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If you were a game designer...

01-24-2013, 03:02 AM
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 45
If you were a game designer...

If you were a game designer, what kind of game would u like to produce? As for me, I wanna make a fun game like Super Mario.

Last edited by Kira Yu; 01-24-2013 at 03:04 AM.
01-24-2013, 11:59 AM
Joined: May 2012
Location: In the Chatroom
Posts: 15,514
A modern day remake of Robotron.

01-24-2013, 12:05 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,076
Something similiar to Mount&Blade. People would grab such a game out in a day if it'd come to iOS.
01-24-2013, 02:42 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 5,814
Sacred 2 for iPhone

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
01-24-2013, 02:48 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,713
Something along the lines of FTL. A game you can play on iPad while you relax on the couch. No fast action as it doesn't play to the platform's strengths, so it'd likely be turn based and allow for complex and strategical planning. Plenty of random factors and unlockable/collectable content for added replay value.
01-26-2013, 01:47 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,308
I'd look for not-so-famous or not-so-well-accepted but somewhat innovative game and add some improvement, changes and additions to it.

Like how Lili came about, and everyone thought the movement controls were unique and innovative, when in fact Brandnew Boy had the same scheme with timed taps for combat similar to timed swipes in Lili. Seems like Lili had the better marketing approach too... so i will look into doing something similar next.

Right now, creating a truly unique experience in gaming is a very difficult thing to achieve. Almost everything has been tried already. Im sure something will surprise us from time to time, but innovating from a tried and true formula seems to be the way to go when just starting out.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword