Throw the Looking Glass

ThrowCast 5: Playtesting and Data Collection

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**Warning: Contains explicit (Throw)language**

This week in the ThrowNews:
Bits 'n Pieces
IMF
Metric Fuckton of development

Playtesting and Data Analysis
Results from Bits & Pieces
Next focus is on the actual teaching rather than gameplay
Learning curve
Restricted by physics (usually middle vertical slice first)
Data Analysis
Getting a measure of player frustration
Challenge/Fun scores, how often level was skipped, when the player stopped playing
Next will want to get heatmaps
Strategies of players of different skill levels
Self-reporting game challenge (have a small 'test level' on website)

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ThrowCast 4: Retrospectives

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In the ThrowNews this week:
New UI (with Gameplay Video!)
Bits 'n pieces coming up. Come and see our game. Details available at: http://www.tsumea.com/australasia/australia/news/130711/igda-sydney-bits...

Retrospectives:
What they are?
Why they're important
What are the stages in a retrospective?
Some changes we're making as a result

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ThrowCast 3: Legalese

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ThrowCast 3: Legalese

News
Application for Digital Ignition
Timelining
Synopsis
End of one sprint, start of another
End of "Abstract"
Start of "Bearium"
Retrospective
Internal videos

The Legals
Our goals
Not get sued
create a clean, simple legal framework
IP owned by a company
Royalty shares
Intellectual Property (2 mins)
Establishing it (needs a contract to make it not wobbly)
Company structure
The company vs the game
Employees vs contractors

Throw the Looking Glass Vlog 1 Part B

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Throw the Looking Glass is a newly established game studio, aiming at developing games, aiming to debunk the notion that games that educate or have deep messages do so at the cost of entertainment.

This is the first of our weekly video blogs where we go through the various aspects which go into making a new video game studio.

A Part A (ehh!) can be found at- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDE-Sy7Pc7o&feature=pl...

To find out more, visit http://www.throwthelookingglass.com

Throw the Looking Glass Vlog 1 Part A

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Throw the Looking Glass is a newly established game studio, aiming at developing games, aiming to debunk the notion that games that educate or have deep messages do so at the cost of entertainment.

This is the first of our weekly video blogs where we go through the various aspects which go into making a new video game studio.

Part B can be found at- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWS4tb6JkFs&feature=player_embedded

To find out more, visit http://www.throwthelookingglass.com