Tag Archive for Video Game

Do Our Websites Need to be More Snackable?

Last Wednesday’s SIAT Research Colloquium was presented by Dr. Drew Davidson, from the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University. He reviewed concepts around video games in a world without secrets and snackable gaming; what these theories mean in terms of the design of a game and game-play mechanics. Dr. Davidson explains the term snackability, first coined around the concept… Read more →

Defending the Userverse with a Little Bit-o-Java

Just finished up my newest creation: Usability Defender V.1. The application is built in Processing and is a usability video game with the goal of teaching the user basic web usability (yeah it’s a little tongue-in-cheek). All the concepts are based on Jakob Nielsen’s past research and the game is sort of a Galaga/Centipede mash-up. Read more →