The Witness: my (short) review

Alex Founder at Kalopsia Games Italian game designer and developer now living in Sweden. I make games, that’s what I do. My latest autobiographical game, Memoir En Code is available on the Humble Store and itch.io.

Firewatch: is a game as good as its dialogues?

UPDATE: Campo Santo released a patch for the PS4 version of Firewatch that seems to address most of the points discussed in this article. I guess I’ll have to find time to play the game again and finally enjoy it to the fullest. Thanks Campo Santo! Last week I got so hyped about the release…

Los Padres are my new jam

When I was a teenager most of my friends were into rock. Well, we all were! Everyone had a band and I even ended up singing in several (terrible) cover bands. No, the Ramones one was not bad at all (it was actually super-cool), but I shouldn’t digress. Alessandro was one of my friends, he…

My gamejam history [Part 1: How it all started]

In 2011 I took part in my absolute first game jam. At that time the democratization of game development just started and my Twitter feed wasn’t remotely as busy as it is nowadays. My tiny gamedev focused feed included few developers, among whom there were Jason, Damian and Michael, all of them – if I’m not…

Casual Blogging

In the past few years I tried to build a personal blog a couple of times. My aim was to create something specifically focused on game design and development. While having a great gamedev blog has always been one of my greatest dreams, it is safe to say that writing interesting stuff about game design…