Designing for Mindplay

In this post, I discuss some of the design ideas that went into my latest game, “Pumpkin.jpg”, and explore a particular sort of game I find interesting: those where large parts of the experience happen entirely within the player’s mind.

Game cover for "Pumpkin.jpg"

My new game, “Pumpkin.jpg”, is OUT NOW and free to play on itch.io! It’s a short h̶o̶r̶r̶o̶r̶ ̶g̶a̶m̶e̶ TRAINING EXERCISE about the a̶c̶t̶i̶v̶e̶ ̶t̶i̶r̶e̶ ̶f̶i̶r̶e̶ EXCITING FUTURE of facial recognition technology!

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