11 bit studios
Meaningful game design: a Frostpunk postmortem
Marta Fijak is a game designer currently working at 11 bit studios. She was responsible for society in Frostpunk. Previously she worked on every possible game dev position, from programmer to f2p analytics. She have a fixation on applying scripts to everything and designing mechanics that invoke emotions.
In case you were wondering, designing a survival-city builder about a society pushed to the limit is no small feat, especially when blending genres, player motivations and wanting your game to actually mean something to your players. Thjs talk will showcase the process and central themes that permeate Frostpunk’s game design.