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Design Inspiration

By Chris 'autolycus' Bokitch

This article is a collection of links to design resources not typically associated with game design - photo archives, design essays, etc. This is a work in progress and will be expanding over time as more items are found that would be suitable for this collection.

p h o t o???r e s o u r c e s

  • abandoned-places.com - This is a photo resource filled with pictures of abandoned buildings, hospitals, and factories. This is great source material for anyone working on a factory setting, or for those who need examples of buildings left to ruin. The Links section contains links to other fine examples of modern ruined settings.

d e s i g n???e s s a y s

  • Delusion by Design - Architecture and Manipulation at Walt Disney World. Originally seen on BoingBoing, this essay covers manipulative design techniques used at Walt Disney World and their application to real world design. These techniques can also be used in game design to manipulate the player's perspective of the world.