John Harley Game Designer

Senior Game Designer, working in games development since 2000.

What are the right Pillars for a new e-sport game to design around?

Monday, 26 May, 2014

A colleague recently asked what are the best Design Pillars to use for a new e-sport game he was making. He had seen a session given by Riot on the e-sport pillars they use for League of Legends. The 6 pillars they discussed were: -Mastery -Meaningful Choices -Counter-Play -Team play -Clarity -Evolutive These are certainly […]

Fan videos are always the best

Thursday, 1 December, 2011

There are few things as satisfying as when fans go to the effort to produce crazy videos of your game. Here’s a few from the shooter I designed.


Monday, 1 August, 2011

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