David Antognoli is a game developer and professor of game design at Columbia College Chicago. A game industry veteran with experience in both programming and game design roles, he has worked on projects with companies like Microsoft, Sega, 2K Games, and Nickelodeon. Now he finds creative refuge in independent game development and teaching others how to create amazing games.
UX Camp Fall 2019
Bad Game Design: Learning to Create Clear Interactions by Studying Bad Games
Most mainstream games are so good at interaction design that the complexity of these interactions is almost invisible. But when you start stripping away the elements that make them sing, it becomes obvious that something is wrong. In this session we’ll investigate some “bad” games, and use their failures to glean takeaways on creating clear interactions in mediated experiences.