Redesigning the NFL playoffs

November 16, 2015 | Game Design

With the 2015 regular season well underway, I thought it would be nice to finally write something on what I’ve been thinking about a lot regarding the NFL’s post-season. From a game design point of view, there is one thing that seems illogical to me.

NFL Ravens vs Steelers

Also, the league has been contemplating the addition of an extra wild card slot in each conference. Which brings me to the intention of this article.

Me on weapon customization in The Division community Q&A

November 14, 2015 | News

In the third community Q&A video released yesterday, Hamish once again throws questions asked by the The Division community at his fellow colleagues at Ubisoft Massive. For this video, I got to explain a little bit about how weapon customization will work.

Tom Clancy’s The Division - Community Q&A : November 2015

You can watch the video here on Ubisoft’s YouTube channel. At around 1:13, Caleb McCallister from asks about the possibilities to change the looks of your guns. I got to answer his question by saying guns come in different versions and that you can apply skins and mods to them, like muzzles and magazines.

First The Division community Q&A video released ahead of E3

June 12, 2015 | News

In anticipation of E3, Massive released the first ever community Q&A video for The Division. Presented by community developer Hamish Bode, it features questions asked by members of the community in video form, which are then answered by developers from Massive in this video.

Tom Clancy’s The Division - Community Q&A : June 2015

In this first episode, which you can watch here on Ubisoft’s YouTube channel, we talk about loot, character customization and, of course, closing those car doors. Because the loot question was asked by fellow Dutchman and community superstar MarcoStyle, I briefly got to say hi to him in Dutch at around 1 minute and 25 seconds into the video. Of course, it needed subtitles for the rest of the world.