Hello, Traveler of the Web! Thanks for checking out the place. I see you’ve happened into one of my favorite rooms we offer here at my blog inn. As you could probably guess by the title pasted on the door, in here you’ll find a critical look on the user experience design of the game Oxenfree. […]

User Test Report – MSU Parking Pal

Welcome, dear reader, to another entry of “User Test Report”! Like the last one, today I’ll cover the process and details of user experience research, depicting techniques and practices typically used when creating and conducting user tests and presentable reports. In this case, the research was done for the sake of designing and developing a […]

User Test Report – “Inside”

Hello, dear Reader. Today I’m giving you something a bit different. Today, you get to see the other end of the spectrum of research; the professional side: the user test! As opposed to the heuristic evaluations I’ve been dishing out, this is a final report created after conducting user tests on other players trying out […]

Hyper Light Drifter

Hello, Traveler of the Web, and welcome to my humble blog tavern! A pleasure to have you here. You stopped by at a good time! I was just about to start a discussion on Heart Machine’s, “Hyper Light Drifter.” If your interested in usability, playability, or user experience, stay a while and listen! Hyper Light […]

The Long Dark

Hello, traveler of the web, and welcome! Thank you for stopping by! I am the host of this lovely blog site tavern, offering rousing overviews of the playability and user experience of the games you might find on your travels. The topic at hand tonight is Hinterland Studio’s, “The Long Dark,” a first-person survival exploration […]

Competition in Video Games

What’s With this Post? So, in regards to the last post I published, I wrote about the UX design of Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, an online, battle-royale style, competitive shooter. As a brief summary, I basically described that, although the game is arguably well made and includes many features that add to a positive user experience, I […]

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds

Ah yes, Playerunknown Battegrounds… We have quite the history, that much is certain. Before I begin, I must warn you, this is not a peaceful history. In fact, the two of us split a while ago… Many arguments and disagreements… In the end, however, we at least have a mutual understanding of the other’s side. […]