Issue 1: How to design a successful video game: Contents

How to design a successful video game

A message from the Editor

Photo competition: video games

Vote: Is video game addiction a mental disorder?


Articles

Computer Science

Maths in video games

Economics

How to earn billions by giving something away for free

English

A good story is key

History

What can we learn from video games?

Linguistics

Using languages to build characters and worlds

Maths

What’s the best way to win at Monopoly?
Maths in video games
The Game of Life

Medicine / Psychology

7 ways games reward the brain
Why are video games addictive?


Problems

Computer Science

Learn to programme
Make your own video game

Economics

Why are some games more successful than others?
How to earn billions by giving something away for free

English

A good story is key

Law

Donkey Kong or King Kong

Linguistics

LINGO: Where words are a matter of life and death
Using languages to build characters and worlds

Maths

Fun and games at the circus
A Tetris puzzle

Medicine / Psychology

Why are video games addictive?