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Polishing the Boots - Designing 'Downwell' Around One Key Mechanic


In this talk, Downwell creator Ojiro Fumoto will share his experience about the development of his acclaimed game Downwell. The lecture is centered around the way Ojiro discovered a fun 'gimmick', and designed the entire game around it trying to maximize its use in gameplay. Along the way, you'll find out the detailed design process behind the popular action title.

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  • GDC 2016
  • Ojiro Fumoto
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  • Independent Games Summit
  • Independent Games