“It was my birthday and I had to have Elza.” This middle-aged, married man, going by Nothing024 on Reddit, missed out on his first chance to get the limited-time promotional crossover character in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, and only had two weeks to try to get her again. A patch had increased the chances he’d pull rare characters like her, but nowhere did it say that Elza was a 1-in-400 pull, with each try costing about $2.50. He eventually got her, though — one character in a game with a cast of hundreds. “I charged $1500 that day to get her,” he wrote. It’s easy to get hooked on Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. It’s a traditional Japanese role-playing game split into episodes, with new ones released roughly once a month, and streamlined for mobile play. Brave Exvius’ main selling point is its huge crossover melting pot of characters from almost every Final Fantasy game, and from many other Square Enix titles. In the game, these … [Read more...] about Players keep spending thousands of dollars on Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
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What if you make the wrong decision? You’ve ever been paralyzed by that question in your head I have to and we’re going to talk about how to overcome it and some ways to make better decision coming up. What’s up guys Tim Ruswick here from Game Dev Underground helping you build finish and launch better games. Today we’re talking about decision-making. More specifically what if you make the wrong decision. We’ve all been there. We’ve all been and whether it’s design decision whether it’s a business decision whether it’s a life decision we’ve all been there. We’ve all been facing this decision looking at it scared of it terrified of it not wanting to make the decision because it could be wrong. Like what if we do the wrong thing. I did this a lot with like investing especially like and— I’m dude okay so I started you know investing in Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin and theory and all that kind of stuff, and … [Read more...] about What If I Make The Wrong Decision? I’m Scared!
Whether your tastes run to Marvel or the macabre, we've got some hot news tips for you on this tumultuous Tuesday. Enjoy. Destiny 2's latest update turns the action up a notchThe latest Destiny 2 update - bless their hearts - promises to increase speed and firepower in the game. Update 1.1.4 is out today, and sandbox design lead Josh Hamrick explains it all in this handy video. The TLDR? Bungie learned "don't sand the coolness down."RIP funny Thor The Thor that director Taika Waititi created with Thor: Ragnarok was a mischievous masterpiece, but it sounds like you should kiss goodbye to that particular flavor of Asgardian god with Avengers: Infinity War. “I came into this and called Joe and Anthony [Russo, the directors] and said, ‘Look, don’t write me the old Thor, we’ve got a new Thor now,’” Hemsworth told The Telegraph. "I was really protective of what I’d created with Taika. They then said, ‘No this is a whole different … [Read more...] about Daily NewsRadar: Fast and loose with Destiny 2, Thor loses his sense of humor, family-friendly Eli Roth, and more
If your parents didn't love you enough and denied you the original Millenium Falcon toy, there's finally a way to heal those wounds. A $500 way, courtesy of the designers over at HasLab, Hasbro's version of Kickstarter. They've designed a 4-foot recreation of the Khetanna, Jabba the Hutt's barge from Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, and they need your help to make it happen.Included with the Khetanna are 3.75-inch scale figures of Jabba the Hutt and Yak Face. It has removable side panels so you can get to the innards easily, where you'll find the cockpit, the prisoner's cell, the armory, a galley, and Jabba's Lounge. The outside boasts rotating cannons and fill cloth sails. I mean, just look at it. According to Hasbro, the design for the barge came from "sketches, research, and conversations with Lucasfilm" to make sure the recreation was as accurate as possible, even when it came to parts of the model that weren't clear in the original reference … [Read more...] about This 4-foot Star Wars collectible is the stuff that childhood dreams (and credit card debts) are made of
The 2018 Game Developer's Conference will feature an exhibition called Alt.Ctrl.GDC dedicated to games that use alternative control schemes and interactions. Gamasutra will be talking to the developers of each of the games that have been selected for the showcase. You can find all of the interviews here. Living Orb a manipulatable ball of LEDs, offers players a variety of games to play with light and rotation, as well as opportunities for other devs to make their own games from it. Designed to inspire creativity in those who use it, Living Orb looks to not only play some games through moving it, but also get developers to create their own games for the unique device. Jonathan Giroux, developer of Living Orb, spoke with Gamasutra about the challenges of creating this ball of lights, what sort of games they've designed for it, and why he made it easy for other developers to make their own games for it. What’s your name, and what … [Read more...] about Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Living Orb