Battle of the U.I.s, Pt. 3: The One U.I. to End Them All

This has been a long time coming, but I was recently reminded of this topic as I have been (glacially) doing the groundwork for Space Quest Historian: The Adventure Game. When you're making a game, one of the things you have to settle on early is what kind of user interface the game will be … Continue reading Battle of the U.I.s, Pt. 3: The One U.I. to End Them All

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Battle of the U.I.s, Pt. 1: Icon bar vs. 2-button

I had an interesting "story meeting" over Skype with Josh Henry, the dude who wrote this, and is now helping me hammer out a story for Space Quest Historian: The Adventure Game. He asked me something I don't think has been discussed nearly enough, save for a few bouts of opinionated back-and-forth on Twitter, and … Continue reading Battle of the U.I.s, Pt. 1: Icon bar vs. 2-button