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The Last of Us: Using Game Elements to Subvert Expectations

Pete Ellis returns to tell us about how he used The Last of Us 2's game mechanics to subvert players' expectations.

Pete Ellis

Apr 05, 2021

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How an Environment Layout Affects Difficulty

An article by Pete Ellis on using level’s geometry to your advantage.

Pete Ellis

Dec 13, 2016

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Clever Level Design: More than Meets the Eye

Pete Ellis from Guerrilla Cambridge analyzed leves in some of the best video games and showed how you can teach user to play and learn the story through clever environment design.

Pete Ellis

Mar 31, 2016

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Subverting Player Expectation by Using Level Design

Pete Ellis talks about a very interesting design trick, which can definitely help you to build better and more engaging game levels and great mechanics.

Pete Ellis

Mar 15, 2016

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