When we started working on the game design of our new tower defense game we wanted to provide visuals totally new to the genre. Thus the setting of this game would have to take place in a different dimension of what players are normally used to see without making them raise their eyebrows in dismay.
To stand out from the very common medieval and sci-fi settings we had to explore a completely new world. This is the story of how we achieved that. Continue reading
Here at Frame6, we’ve got quite a bunch of strategy enthusiasts and board game geeks on board. After developing the official Crysis board game in collaboration with Crytek, we felt that our digital debut title should be set in the strategy genre as well. Right from the start, we wanted to create a multiplayer title with a new gameplay twist. Most of the engaging genre titles we knew were quite competitive though. From our personal experience, we knew how fast a game can become frustrating when you’re usually getting rushed within the first five minutes.
In Germany, there’s currently a large debate on the topic of net neutrality from a consumer perspective, as the German DSL network provider Telekom wants to prioritize its own services and throttle third-party content providers such as YouTube – unless they pay them. While even the EU recognizes that this is bad for customers, there is an aspect that is being talked about less and it’s the reason why we still wait for our office phone in the sixth week. Continue reading