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Vault Recording: Video
Audience Level: All
This talk traces the evolution of 'Soft Body's' split mind control scheme. The developer of 'Soft Body', Zeke Virant, will outline the process of developing his wishful and weird prototypes into a game that gradually teaches people how to do something that feels mentally impossible: controlling two things at the same time.
Attendees will learn how embracing the specifics of seemingly impossible mental tasks can be used to map out level designs and adjust a game's difficulty curve.
This talk is intended for anyone with an interest in game design, level design, or rapid prototyping. It will be especially useful for designers looking for ways to untangle and crystallize strong design elements from otherwise muddled game designs.
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