Resources for video game production

Production

Blizzard’s production methodology

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018

I have just returned from Blizzcon2018, where I had the opportunity to ask a few questions to several Blizzard employees on how their teams work and what project management...

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Business Strategy

Are video games underpriced?

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018

Disclaimer: The gaming industry is global, but to make it simpler I will only use US figures. This simplification does not detract from the arguments in the article. Indeed, it...

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Reviews

Review – People Planning, and Production for Video Game Development

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018

Review People, Planning, and Production for Video Game Development is a small booklet (41 pages) that nonetheless has valuable information for people who want to produce their...

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General

Mid 2018 review

Posted by on Jul 1, 2018

Hi everyone! I wanted to update you on my progress on my 2018 resolutions, my objectives for the rest of the year, and what it means for the blog. My progress on my 2018...

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Recent Posts

Review – People Planning, and Production for Video Game Development

Review – People Planning, and Production for Video Game Development

Jan 31, 2018

Review

People, Planning, and Production for Video Game Development is a small booklet (41 pages) that nonetheless has valuable information for people who want to produce their first game or are looking to make the jump to production. If you are an experienced producer, you might still obtain some value from looking at the detailed spreadsheets mock-ups the writer introduces.

Are video games underpriced?

Are video games underpriced?

Jan 15, 2018

Disclaimer: The gaming industry is global, but to make it simpler I will only use US figures. This simplification does not detract from the arguments in the article. Indeed, it should be straightforward to generalize them to a different regional market within the video game industry.

There is an intense debate in the gaming community at the time of writing over the price of AAA games, which has been stable at the $50 – $60 range for more than two decades. In those two decades, the gaming industry and the economy have changed considerably, and even our expectation as gamers of what an AAA game should be has grown.

Agile certification: Is it worth it and which one to pick

Agile certification: Is it worth it and which one to pick

Jan 15, 2018

I recently obtained two Agile, Scrum to be specific, certifications: Professional Scrum Product Owner I (PSPO I) and Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I). Today, I want to share why I decided to take these certifications.

 

Why certificate

Is it worth getting Agile certified? That is the first question that comes to mind when someone first hears about the different certifications in the marketplace. In my opinion, anyone who is serious about agile project/process management should get certified. This certainty comes from doing a simple cost-benefit analysis between getting certified and not – there are numerous reasons to seek an Agile certification and few reasons not to get one.

What is coming in 2018

What is coming in 2018

Jan 1, 2018

Hi everyone!

I wanted to share with you my closing analysis of 2017 and what you should expect from me and this blog on 2018.