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Game Usability by Noah Schaffer, Katherine Isbister

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Chapter Seventeen (A)

Usability for Game Feel

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Steve Swink is an independent game developer, author, and lecturer currently based in Tempe, Arizona. As a game designer and managing partner at Flashbang Studios, he’s contributed to games such as Off-Road Velociraptor Safari, Splume, and the upcoming Jetpack Brontosaurus. Before joining Flashbang, he toiled in the retail game mines at Neversoft and the now-defunct Tremor Entertainment. His first book, entitled Game Feel: The Game Designer’s Guide to Virtual Sensation, will be published by Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann spring 2009. He also co-chairs the Independent Games Festival, is an IGDA Phoenix ...

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