It’s time to rest your wings and focus on creativity instead. Era of Celestials is giving their fans an opportunity to make their mark in game. This Divine Design Contest is open to all players and lets them design their own Celestial, exactly how they want it to look. Once you have your design, submit it via the link below. If judged worthy, Yoozoo will put it in their Celestial Top 10. A vote then takes place where the playerbase chooses their favorite design. The most popular design will be put into official production, immortalized in game. ENTER THE COMP: Players can sign up for the competition by filling in the form. Please ensure you create an original design — and try not to infringe any copyright — we will be unable to shortlist any designs that don’t observe copyright and intellectual properties. REWARDS: Final candidates placing in the top 10 will get to choose a Celestial, from: Elysian Lunaris, Elysian Justicia, Elysian Abraxas, … [Read more...] about Era of Celestials Announces ‘Divine Design Competition’
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If last week’s “games as a service” conversation piqued your interest, hop on over to Raph Koster’s blog. The veteran MMORPG designer has a new piece up on retention specifically – you know, that thing non-MMO companies obsessing over “games as a service” keep forgetting they’re gonna need to make that viable as a strategy for more than a minute. “There is no ongoing service without retention,” he notes. “This is why some game genres work better than others as services. If you can figure out how a given genre can retain, then you can make it work for GaaS. Whether or not it works for F2P is a separate, secondary question. And a lot of game types are built to be consumable, snackable, or played very intermittently. By their nature, they will work poorly as the sole anchor for a service (they might work great in the context for a service that has multiple offerings).” Then Koster provides a literal list of the key … [Read more...] about MMO designer Raph Koster runs down the key mechanics that drive retention in online games
Pearl Abyss has announced the winner of their Global Costume Design Contest for 2018, and after a lengthy battle, it was XICK from Thailand who eventually won it all. Their amazing Berserker costume was introduced today, and as part of the top prize, Pearl Abyss recreated the winning design, to be featured in game. Overall, three grand prize winners were announced, and the competition ran worldwide through all territories where Black Desert Online is featured: North America, South America, Europe, Turkey/MENA, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and South East Asia. XICK will see his creation brought to life, but also received a $10,000 prize and an exclusive in-game title for designing the winning costume. Seoyoon Kim, Pearl Abyss Business Division Deputy Director said: “It is amazing to see the high level of creativity and skills amongst our community. Although we thought the competition would be popular, we never expected to receive so many quality … [Read more...] about Black Desert Online Reveals Global Costume Design Winner ‘Jungle Beast’
Home » Make Money Online » Helpful Strategies For Freelance Designers To Manage Their Invoicing Process Effectively One of the most adored professions in the world are freelance designers. If a person is sincere about designing, becoming a freelance designer is like a dream come true. However, all the castles in the sky come crashing down when the same creative and adventurous fellow has to come up with invoices about the services they have provided. An obscure invoice process may end up making the freelancers getting delayed payments and feeling tensed and overwhelmed. Provided below is the fundamental steps a good invoicing process must consists of. Go through the same, in order to improve your own invoicing process and get timely payments from the clients, while ensuring client retention and improved prospects. The Better Option Between Automated Invoicing and Manual Invoicing The in house designers has an easy way out, as all of their invoice related problems are … [Read more...] about Helpful Strategies for Freelance Designers to Manage Invoicing Process
If you have been following the business news, a lot of organizations are moving towards a concept called ‘Design Thinking’. Organizations like Infosys and IDEO seem to swear that this is the new way to go! Executives are being told to use this approach and keep the end -user (customer) at the heart of all operations. You may ask, so how is this relevant to me? I’m just a Blogger! Turns out… a lot! So What is Design Thinking? The only way you become better at anything and achieve maximum efficiency is through continuous innovation and improvement. As Bloggers, we find ourselves in a world which is intensely competitive and at the same time needs massive co-operation among the Blogging community to be successful! And Design thinking helps you do just that. In simple terms, Design thinking is a technique used by designers to solve complex problems and find solutions for clients. Design Thinking makes one use imagination, intuition, system thinking and logic … [Read more...] about Design Thinking for The New Age Blogger!