Out of ideas need help

Discussion in 'Buildbox General Discussion' started by Declan Emery, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. Declan Emery

    Declan Emery Boxer

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    Hello boxers i have had a tough month with finding new ideas for game types i think my issue is that i don't have any effective brainstorming ideas or any ways to workup creative ideas.

    What do you do when you are looking for a new idea ?
     
  2. trudnai

    trudnai Miniboss Boxer

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    Look for existing games, play with them, analyze them, make notes and create a better one... Crossy Road is a better version of Frogger for example and in fact most popular games are better version of something, so do not be shy with that! But do not just copy, make a new game that is more fun ;-)
     
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    bmsingha Serious Boxer

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    @trudnai Wooo!! What an advice gentle man. You are 100% right :)
     
  4. Declan Emery

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    This is great advice i will start hunting and analyzing
     
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    heathclose Miniboss Boxer

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    Look up the author Michael Michalko. Author of "Thinkertoys", "Cracking Creativity", "Creative Thinkering", and the Thinkpak Deck of Cards. Color Switch was born from a technique learned in Thinkertoys...

    also, read The Art of Game Design by Jesse Schell... this book cures what I call the Paralysis of Infinite Possibilities... which sound like you have the symptoms of... without the sniffles.
     
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