Team size: 6
A cross-media mobile game developed for Android and made in a game jam with the challenge of creating a game where the elderly and their grandchildren can play together. Players work together and use clues and scrawlings within an immersive old journal provided in order to solve puzzles in the game.
Puzzle Designer, Game Designer, Programmer
So You Went To Puzzle Manor
My team's biggest challenge during our development process was designing a means for both young and old players to understand and play a game together on a mobile device. Many of our initial ideas were either too complicated for older players to understand or not engaging enough for younger players.
Throughout the design process we frequently re-evaluated our design choices during development which helped us to better come to terms with what worked and what didn't. As a result of our willingness to listen to new ideas and change our design we came out with a much more enjoyable final product that was received very positively in the end.
"It feels a lot like the Professor Layton games, and I really love the Professor Layton games!" - Anonymous Playtester