My first post about game ideas, I’ll follow up with some of my entries from the
challenges soon. I’m looking at this in retrospect since I had no idea about game design when I was a kid. We just made games. It was easier then since we only made games for ourselves and we changed the rules..err mechanics I mean, when it suited us. We made games that were fun for us to play. I remember when my Dad bought me and my brother the old Birthright campaign setting for Dungeons and Dragons second ed., we lacked the Player’s handbook, and the Dungeon Masters guide so we played using made up house rules but even then we had fun and we still talk about some of those “adventures” from years back. Okay so I’m getting off topic here but I guess what I mean is, looking back, we were “designing” and didn’t even know about it! So here is one of the games we made( which was copied by other kids mind you):

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Alternatdev(alternative) Game Journal

Hello! I’m Tristan Angeles an aspiring game designer/indie developer from the Philippines and this is  a journal about my journey and exploration into game development. I am a graduate of BS Development Communication(major in Development Journalism) from the University of the Philippines at Los Banos, but as of the present I have no plans of pursuing a career in that field. I got like fifty to sixty good years ahead of me and right now I want to spend the better part of that doing something that I like. Continue reading