Tag Archives: When We Made

When We Made… OlliOlli World: How abandoning crunch empowered Roll7 to create its best game yet

After taking a break from game development, Roll7 is back and better than ever with OlliOlli World. Chris Wallace catches up with Simon Bennett and Thomas Hegarty to find out about their new and healthier approach to game development, and the hard lessons learned along the way.

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When We Made… Bonfire Peaks: “In my opinion, storytelling is not really a strength of the medium of games, or what excites me most about it.”

Chris Wallace gets behind the scenes of Bonfire Peaks. A contemplative, sombre puzzle game that pulls inspiration from the Beach Boys, because of course it does.

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“You don’t really lose people, you just take them into a place inside you” – Behind the theme of loss in Lost Words: Beyond the Page

We talk to Rhianna Pratchett and Sketchbook Games' Mark Backler to get a look at Lost Words: Beyond the Page – a title built around words, in the most literal sense, to help impart a lesson about dealing with loss

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