Hello. My name is Kaleb Nekumanesh. I am a passionate game designer with a focus on level design.

I am a very passionate player of the Halo franchise, on board ever since I got my first Xbox around the time Halo 2 came out. Since then I have enjoyed playing…


Hello. My name is Kaleb Nekumanesh. I am a passionate game designer with a focus on level design.

When The Last of Us Part II released its gameplay trailer, I thought it would be an interesting time to study, learn, and put into practice the great level design techniques that…


The conglomerate that will destroy your soul.

Cookie Clicker is a game by Polygon and designed by Julien Thiennot. The objective of the game is to click the cookie to produce cookies while setting up systems to increase the number of cookies produced per second. Cookie Clicker is an idle type of game where direct attention is…


Context means everything.

This War of Mine is a 2D side-scrolling survival game about the horrors of war through the eyes of civilians. Although This War of Mine has gamist mechanics and reward structures, the game is heavily narrativist. This is because while there is a way to ‘win’ and to earn rewards…


A game with no meaningful purpose or heuristics.

Battlefield 4 is a game that was not enjoyed by many people. This analysis will discuss why people disengage from the storytelling of battlefield and why, ultimately, it is not as successful as other games.

Battlefield 4 Trailer

The Battlefield series developed by EA has always been a difficult game…


The following contains major spoilers for Life Is Strange.

It was not too long ago when video games did not need stories. A designer of a game would create a game mechanic then structure a narrative around that mechanic, if there was even a story the designer wanted to tell…


Hello guys,

As a student at DigiPen, we write analysis reports on several games that include how they work and why they work. We decided to post them here. If you like it, we will post more. Thanks!

Peggle is a game for PC, Mobile, and Xbox 360. The objective…

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