Dan Hughes

My Life in New Game Plus

Some games are designed to be played over and over again. And others, we just return to every once and while for comfort, insight, or even self-reflection. We discuss how we replay games and how our approaches have changed over time. Shownotes We mentioned that Dan was a guest on last week’s episode of The…

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Hidden Mechanics

Some games deliberately hide certain mechanics to make player actions feel more satisfying—such as barely escaping death—or secretly track player actions to determine the ending they are going to see. In this episode we are opening some black boxes for a sneak peak! Shownotes Games aren’t always fair, the magic lies in making you think…

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