Iterating your game
We are about to finish our first game iteration. We had an idea, we implemented it, and now it's time to test it. After this test, we will get feedback on the things that can be improved, so we will formulate ideas to improve them, implement them, test them, and repeat. That is iteration.
In this section, we will examine the following iteration concepts:
- Testing and feedback
- Solving feedback
Let's start by discussing how to properly test the game on people.
Testing and feedback
Apart from a strong marketing strategy, the success of your game relies on the first 10 minutes of gameplay. If you can't get the attention of the player in that time, you will certainly lose them. The first impression of your game is important. Those first 10 minutes must be flawless and sadly, our perception of the game is not relevant here. You spent several hours playing it and you know every inch of the levels and how to properly control your...