the online ramblings of a generally confused game designer

Friday, September 30, 2005

in the beginning

My new blog... exciting

I'm new to blogging, and you'll have to excuse me if I'm not completely confident with posting for a while. I'm a videogame design student from the University of Wales, Newport ( and this blog will allow me to show off my work, and share my techniques online.

I was previously a myspace user, but grew really frustrated with it after recieving messages from 13 year old girls saying I have pretty eyes. That's just weird. I'm not sure how personal I will make this blog, but time will tell.

Currently I'm working on a project called the PixelArt brief. I'm working on a new game concept, the brief being that it must be a calming experience for the player. I scribbled down a few notes in a sketchbook about 4 am a couple of days ago, and will post up some of them shortly. Terrorists fighting in a warehouse against genetically modified aliens is a calming game experience, right?

OK, I have to go to work (a small pub near the university) so will make another post soon... You see if I don't