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CANCELLED: From Malicious to Delicious: The Story of Designing 'Grindstone'

Kris Piotrowski  (Creative Director, Capy Games)

Kenneth Yeung  (Lead Programmer, Capy Games)

Date: Tuesday, August 4

Time: 9:00am - 9:30am

Pass Type: Conference Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Creating puzzle games for iOS usually means playing the free-to-play game, often times at the detriment to good, wholesome game design. This talk explains the tail-end of Grindstone's design journey, how designing for Apple Arcade helped CAPY refocus the game on rock-solid design, no strings attached.


Attendees will learn about CAPY's approach to designing puzzle games, and how to create a compelling core loop with unique appeal to help stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Intended Audience

This talk will be of special usefulness to developers creating games for mobile and/or subscription services such as Apple Arcade. No special technical knowledge is required to get the most out of this session.