Bad Idea Friday

17th Aug 2012 / Kurt Reiner 0

This week's Bad Idea Friday, we set out to create a tabletop game based on the name, "Makeout on Murder Mountain." Here's what happened in the 45 minutes we had to make it.

First, the fiction behind the game: You're lured to Murder Mountain by a Craigslist murderer pretending to be a pretty girl, who may in actual fact be a bear who wants to eat you. We had a random set of board items: Scrabble letters, Scrabble letter holders, cards, dice, and plastic figures. Then we had to start creating...

20th May 2011 / Kurt Reiner 0

One thing is for sure – staying creative means being open to new things, even if they seem not-so-good at first glance.  Demiurge wouldn't be where it is today if we had shied away from everything that sounded like (gasp!) a bad idea.  After all, starting a video game development company out of your college dorm room might sound risky to some, but it ended up being a truly excellent idea in the end.  You could say it’s the Demiurge Way ™ to examine a problem or idea from all angles, and to...