My name is Steffen K Nielsen

Welcome to my site! I am a danish game design student who also likes coding and writing. Currently living in Copenhagen.

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A simple way to improve controls between game ports

This blog post is based on my Master Thesis about how to lessen the differences between game ports. Porting games to different devices affect the core game in many ways, but in this post I will focus on usability. A simple trick we discovered in our research is how to[…]

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Using subtext to create better dialogue choices

Jon Ingold from Inkle has made an interesting presentation on how to write better conversations in games. ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vRfNtvFVRo&t=1494s ) The problem in game dialogue is that the excitement and drama often gets murdered because there is no real structure. Dialogue keeps getting looped, because the player gets the NPC’s[…]

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