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The Anatomy of a Design Document, Part 1: Documentation Guidelines for the Game Concept and Proposal

The purpose of design documentation is to express the vision for the game, describe the contents, and present a plan for implementation. A design …

Game Development

The Structured Path to Making an Online Game - by Charlotte Walker

From simulation to adventure games, making an online game can be a lot harder than it seems. With the right process, you'll be able to break the …

Game Design

This Map Shows How Long $1 Million in Retirement Savings Will Last In Every State

The differences are startling.<p>Location, location, location. It’s the battle hymn for buying real estate and – it turns out – a huge factor for …

Retirement

Games aren’t always fair, the magic lies in making you think they are

Behind the scenes with the neuroscience of game design<p>I asked fellow game designers to tell me the hidden tricks and mechanics they use to give players their desired experience. That situation got a bit out of control, in a good way.<p>I apologize to all the players who ended up reading it. We may …

Game Development

This $10 3D-printed instrument sounds exactly like a violin

The newest thing in violin technology was created when the classical violinist Sean Riley wanted to play a piece by the American composer John Adams, <i>The Dharma at Big Sur.</i> Riley couldn’t use his own 240-year-old violin because the piece called for a six-string electric violin, and he couldn’t …

Prince Charles

Inside the $28,000-a-year private school where children of tech workers learn to become the next Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk

In a school inside a former IBM office building in San Jose, California, students in grades five through 12 take on some of the most rigorous classes offered at any American grade school.<p>Each student at Basis Independent Silicon Valley takes a minimum of six Advanced Placement courses and completes …

Education

People are using Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in very different ways

Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime may be competitors, but they serve their audiences in very different ways.<p>People use Netflix most often to watch original series, Amazon to watch movies, and Hulu to watch TV shows from other networks, a report from Hub Entertainment Research shows. The firm surveyed …

As new privacy laws hit, Apple and Amazon will surge past Google

The discussion about the internet and privacy has been simmering for more than 20 years. In the 90s, when the web was still a frontier domain …

Cellar Door Games

This note detailed the old Class and Traits system. Originally, genetic traits did not exist in the game and instead, traits were more like …

10 Super Useful Code Generators for Web Designers

Code generators can be a web designer’s best friend for a couple of reasons. For one, they can often help you learn new techniques or brush up on …

AirPods are out of stock online until after the holidays

Online shoppers scrambling to grab a pair of Apple’s AirPods in time for the holiday gift-giving season are out of luck. Apple’s online store says buyers can expect delivery around the first and second weeks of January.<p>The same goes for retailers like Best Buy, B&H, Adorama, Target, and Walmart, …

Watch a fidget spinner in the weightless environment of the space station

What happens when you combine a NASA fidget spinner with a nearly weightless environment? Wacky hijinks, of course. Astronaut Randy Bresnik took time …

Space Exploration

The best colour tools for web designers

As web designers, one of the most important choices we make has to do with our colour selections. Choose the wrong ones, and you might just lose out …

This Font Makes Graphics Out Of Numbers In Seconds

Inspired by Edward Tufte’s “sparklines,” the typeface turns typed numerals into inline data visualizations.<p>Data is always more accurate and informative in context. Take Hurricane Harvey, for example. Some parts of Houston had more than 50 inches of rain. But it’s hard to understand just how crazy …

It's official: Users navigate flat UI designs 22 per cent slower

Put in some chrome and shadeThe mania for "flat" user interfaces is costing publishers and ecommerce sites billions in lost revenue.…

Universal Web Design Principles That Improve Usability And Conversion

I used to spend thousands of dollars hiring designers to create some fancy-looking web pages only to find out that they did nothing to improve my …

How Google Designers Adapt Material

Material Design provides a set of tools and guidance to help you make informed decisions about the different UX design directions you could take when …

Example UX docs and deliverables - UXM

Following on from my article about how to create great UX documents, I thought that it would be useful to collate some example UX documents and …

Shoppers want VR in retail stores but we can’t figure out why

The virtual and augmented reality hype is now creeping its way towards the average American consumer. The thing is, no one knows what they’d even do with it, according to a recent study by Opinium.<p>What exactly do people want to use VR/AR for?<p>85% 一 Travel experiences<br>• 84% 一 Museums and galleries<br>• 84% 一 …

6 Successful Designers-Turned-Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Lessons

If TV celebrities can run countries, why can’t designers run businesses?<p>They can. And they do. And most importantly, they do it successfully.<p>Let’s just get one thing straight. A design entrepreneur is light years away from your typical product or graphic designer, who is notoriously known for …

Design student imagines really cool new approach to discovery within Apple Music

A design student whose work was praised by Apple as the company turned him down for an internship decided to take the feedback to heart. When Apple told Northwestern Uni student Jason Yuan they wanted to see more growth and training, he decided to work on this by redesigning the iOS Apple Music app.<p>…

JavaScript: What excites me in 2017

The web disseminates ideas globally, instantly at zero cost. Because JS executes on the Web it has an unfair advantage over every other language. the …

The Unnecessary Fragmentation of Design Jobs

Photo by Sanwal DeenHey there, tech designer person. Have you noticed the increasing number of vague specializations we’ve invented for …

Yes, grocery stores are tricking you into spending more money

And you might realize many businesses are collecting personal data to help target you with advertising and more.<p>Yet the mind games don't stop there. Even in your most quotidian activities, companies find small ways to squeeze out more profits — from <i>your</i> wallet.<p>The grocery store is a hotspot where …

Free: More Than 4,000 High-Resolution Material Textures for Your Architectural Renderings

Over the past few weeks, we have unearthed some useful resources for detailing the surrounding context of architectural visualizations, including high-res cut out people, trees and HDRi skies. But what about the buildings themselves? To create truly compelling renderings, it is essential to use …

The Research-Backed Impact of Not Using UX Patterns

Most people are creatures of habit. We love doing the same thing, the same way, day in and day out. Research tells us that we’re hard-wired for …

The story of a designer conquering mathematics. – Jinju Jang – Medium

I hated maths.<p>Mathematics was frustrating. When I was young it seemed to be pointless to spend too much time on solving mathematical problems whilst …

Top Web Design Trends for 2017

Web designers in 2017 have to deliver an interactive, personalized and relevant user experience.<p>One size no longer fits all, and design teams need to …