Shadowrun level editor basic interactions : opening doors

In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to add a door in a scene and make it interactive using the Shadowrun Hong Kong level editor. We’ll have a look at the options specific to doors using the basic interactions menu.

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Cupcake 2048 usability evaluation

As part of a benchmark series, we will look at many 2048 games out there to see how they compare, and highlight best practices swell as common pitfalls for this type of games.

Next up, Cupcake 2048.

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Shadowrun level editor basic interactions : warping players to a different map

In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to add interactions to a prop in a scene using the Shadowrun Hong Kong level editor. We’ll have a look at the options specific to transitions between different locations in seperate maps using the basic interactions menu.

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Shadowrun level editor basic interactions : inspecting clues

In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to add interactions to a prop in a scene using the Shadowrun Hong Kong level editor. We’ll have a look at the options specific to inspect clues or environments using the basic interactions menu.

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MIGS 2015 : Learning from Kickstarter failures by Tanya Short

At MIGS 2015, Tanya Short let us in the things they learnt from failure on Kickstarter campaigns at Kitfox Games, and how analysing failures can help you to conduct successful ones. This article revisits the lessons from Tanya’s inspiring presentation.

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Shadowrun level editor basic interactions : picking up an item

In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to add interactions to a prop in a scene using the Shadowrun Hong Kong level editor. We’ll have a look at the options specific to picking up items using the basic interactions menu. Continue reading Shadowrun level editor basic interactions : picking up an item

Shadowrun editor : efficient wall placement and using height

In previous Shadowrun Hong Kong tutorials, we’ve seen how to add assets to a map and place a floor on a plane. Today we’re going to add some walls to the scene.

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Full Indie 2016 : Effective audio design

Audio can do much more for your game than giving a tone and informing player behavior. Kevin Regamy showed many example of great sound design for inspiration. He illustrated how considering audio early and often in a project can give better results – just like for user research.  Here’s some of the benefits Kevin highlighted.

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Shadowrun level editor : troubleshooting (mac)

If you tried to start the shadowrun level editor and it either doesnt’ start at all, fails to start after loading a level, or fails to launch the playable level when ou try to test it, you may find a fix in this article.

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