Radical Game Design

Radical Games: Union Town! Post-Mortem

  What aspects of your game changed the most over the semester? Originally, I had planned my game in a way that wasn’t really radical–it...

Radical Games: Wild Tale

Wild Tale is a game that takes place on the movie set of an old west movie. The player controls a traveling cowboy who is...

Radical Games: A Knight’s Quest

Trying to make this game was a learning experience to be sure. Going in, I had a very tenuous grasp of code from a crash...

A Knight’s Quest: Event as Narrative

A Knight’s Quest’s story is based around complicating the usual heroic narrative of an RPG. The hero arrives in a strange world and is given a...

City Watch: Event as Narrative

Screen shot from the Town scene   My game is radical because of the way the story progresses.  The player has a few options to...

Postmortem: Down and Out

My game tentatively titled “Down and Out” is about a human woman named Kaira who lives in post-apocalyptic Florida and has amnesia. She is trying...

House H(a)unter: Event as Narrative

The radical element in my story is in the link between emotional burden and literal danger. All humans have skeletons in their closets, but in...

Wild Tale: Event as Narrative

Immersion is an important element in the enjoyment of the game. My radical game attempts to break the immersion of its world without breaking the...

Radical Game Design: City Watch

  Screenshot from Unity build My game, City Watch, is about a girl named Lena who starts as part of the City Watch.  The City Watch...

Radical Game Design: Neighborhood Simulator

What’s the game about? Gentrification is about a player moving to a transitioning neighborhood. They just graduated from college with some student loans to pay...

Radical Game Design: “Down and out”

My game is about a woman named Kaira who lives in a post-apocalyptic swamp world. She has amnesia and is trying to recover her memories...

Radical Game Design: House H(a)unters

  House H(a)unters takes place in a modern setting which is mostly realistic, if slightly absurd and more prone to supernatural occurrences than ours. The...