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Pride 2021 Bucket Rattle Raffle

Pride 2021 Bucket Rattle Raffle

Donate to @LGBT_Asylum as part of the Die Gute Fabrik Pride Bucket Rattle Raffle and win one of 5 free keys to MUTAZIONE on console or PC!

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#OneCoolThing: Katrin-Anna Zibuschka

#OneCoolThing: Katrin-Anna Zibuschka

In this week's #onecoolthing, Lead Programmer Katrin-Anna Zibuschka talks why she enjoys games as co-operative experiences.

Switch, Xbox, Physical Editions and Vinyl releases!

Switch, Xbox, Physical Editions and Vinyl releases!

Mutazione is coming to Xbox & Switch, plus announcing an Iam8bit collaboration on PS4 & Switch physical editions, double LP & more!

# archive

An Introduction: Alexandra Labusová

An Introduction: Alexandra Labusová

An introduction to one of our excellent ITU company collaboration students: Alexandra Labusová, who is enjoying the journey, and just occasionally breaking & entering.

# Introduction

An Introduction: Daria Radu

An Introduction: Daria Radu

An introduction to one of our excellent ITU company collaboration students: programmer & AI & Machine learning specialist: Daria Radu.

# Introduction

#OneCoolThing: Roxanne van Dam

#OneCoolThing: Roxanne van Dam

In this week's #onecoolthing, programmer Roxanne van Dam reflects on her favourite moments in storytelling games; when past player actions result in a surprising and satisfying payoff.

Redux: Folk Game — Standoff

Redux: Folk Game — Standoff

This is the second post in our #Redux series, where Douglas Wilson takes some of his old game design posts from 2012 and re-posts them here, sometimes with additional commentary.

# folk games

Tips for Internship Applications

Tips for Internship Applications

Story Lead Char Putney offers key takeaways and advice for future applicants after reviewing over 3500 applications to DGF's story internship.

# Internship

#Redux: Spelunky Glory, Videogame Rituals, and Nifflas’ Miracle Run

#Redux: Spelunky Glory, Videogame Rituals, and Nifflas’ Miracle Run

This is the first post in our #Redux series, where Douglas Wilson takes some of his old game design posts from 2012 and re-posts them here, sometimes with additional commentary.

# Spelunky

#OneCoolThing: Harry Josephine Giles

#OneCoolThing: Harry Josephine Giles

In this #onecoolthing post, current collaborator Harry Josie Giles shares her thoughts about Brave Sparrow, and the affinities of poetry and games.

An Introduction: Ida Hartmann

An Introduction: Ida Hartmann

An introduction to our first Writing & Narrative Design Intern, Ida Hartmann. Who will tell you a little more about how she found the application process.

# Introduction

#Craft: Writing Better Dialogue: A 2 Day Workshop

#Craft: Writing Better Dialogue: A 2 Day Workshop

A new #craft column from Hannah Nicklin, this time offering a practical programme for 2 day dialogue workshop you can run with your peers.

#OneCoolThing: Sharna Jackson

#OneCoolThing: Sharna Jackson

In this week's #onecoolthing, Sharna Jackson shares the 'mundane magic' of Joana Choumali, and how it influences her own writing practice.

#Craft: Games Aren’t Special, and That’s Okay.

#Craft: Games Aren’t Special, and That’s Okay.

A new #craft post in which Hannah Nicklin explains that games aren't inherently special, & how understanding that will help us make them better.

#RemotePlay: Playing in a Pandemic, Part 3

#RemotePlay: Playing in a Pandemic, Part 3

Part 3 of 'Playing in a Pandemic' from Douglas Wilson: insights into games and play to help us connect playfully in physically-distanced times.

#OneCoolThing: Angus Dick

#OneCoolThing: Angus Dick

Tech Artist & Animator Angus Dick reflects on his #OneCoolThing: the French-Czechian animation FANTASTIC PLANET, and precisely why it's SO COOL.

# onecoolthing

Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione — Part 4

Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione — Part 4

We are delighted to share the final episode of Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione, a four-episode podcast deep-dive on the music of Mutazione.

# Alessandro Coronas

Evolution: Mutazione – “The Town”

Evolution: Mutazione – “The Town”

Nils Deneken takes a look at the origins of the design of the Mutazione community. World-building, characterization of place, characters & more!

# Concept Art

Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione — Part 3

Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione — Part 3

Episode 3 of the podcast mini-series "Into the Depths", hosted by Eggplant, looks into the history & design of MUTAZIONE's town music.

# Alessandro Coronas

#Craft. Narrative Design Sliding Doors - Gardens & Storytelling in MUTAZIONE.

#Craft. Narrative Design Sliding Doors - Gardens & Storytelling in MUTAZIONE.

The 3rd #Craft post by Storyteller & Studio Lead Hannah Nicklin, offering a reflection on a crucial turning point in narrative design of MUTAZIONE.

Evolution: Mutazione – “The Gardens”

Evolution: Mutazione – “The Gardens”

MUTAZIONE Creative Director Nils Deneken digs deep into the origins of the musical gardens, sharing exclusive early sketches and concepts.

# Early Concepts

Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione — Part 2

Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione — Part 2

Episode 2 of the podcast mini-series "Into the Depths", hosted by Eggplant, looks into the history & design of MUTAZIONE's generative musical gardens.

# Alessandro Coronas

#RemotePlay: Playing in a Pandemic, Part 2

#RemotePlay: Playing in a Pandemic, Part 2

Playing in a Pandemic 2: Douglas Wilson on games and play for lockdown and limited physical contact, to help us connect in physically-distanced times.

Evolution: Mutazione – “Platformer Days”

Evolution: Mutazione – “Platformer Days”

Welcome to the "Evolutions: Mutazione" series, a new series where Nils Deneken offers an exclusive deep dive into the early days of MUTAZIONE.

# Game Dev

Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione — Part 1

Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione — Part 1

We are delighted to announce Into the Depths: The Music of Mutazione, a four-episode podcast deep-diving on the music of Mutazione.

# Mutazione

2021 Writing Internship - We are accepting applications

2021 Writing Internship - We are accepting applications

Die Gute Fabrik are opening a call for applications to the first of three Writing & Narrative Design Internships supporting the process of the development of their next game.

# intern

#Craft: Critical Response

#Craft: Critical Response

Die Gute Fabrik Studio Lead Hannah Nicklin reflects on a method for critical response, and how it can help us seek and offer good feedback...

# Hannah Nicklin

#OneCoolThing: Ben Wilson

#OneCoolThing: Ben Wilson

Welcome to #OneCoolThing, where our team members talk about One Cool Thing & how it influences/reflects on their work. Here's Ben Wilson on Leaderboards...

#RemotePlay: Playing in a Pandemic, Part 1

#RemotePlay: Playing in a Pandemic, Part 1

Part 1 of 'Playing in a Pandemic' from Douglas Wilson: insights into games and play to help us connect playfully in physically-distanced times.

#Craft: Multiple Middles

#Craft: Multiple Middles

In the #craft series for the new DGF website, Hannah Nicklin explores aspects of the craft of storytelling in games. Today: Multiple Middles in Mutazione.

#OneCoolThing: Char Putney

#OneCoolThing: Char Putney

Welcome to #OneCoolThing, where our team members talk about One Cool Thing & how it influences/reflects on their work. Here's Char Putney on Randomness!

New Website, New Team

New Website, New Team

Since launching Mutazione, we've been working hard on a New Exciting Secret Thing. And as part of that, we're stoked to intro our wonderful collaborators!

# Die Gute Fabrik

Mutazione wins 2020 Indiecade Grand Jury Prize!

Mutazione wins 2020 Indiecade Grand Jury Prize!

We're delighted and honoured to receive the 2020 Indiecade Grand Jury Prize! As well as nominations for Audio Design, and Visual Design, Nils Deneken was online to receive the news and thank the Indiecade Jury for the honour.

# awards

Mutazione Today's Steam Daily Deal!

Mutazione Today's Steam Daily Deal!

Pick up Mutazione this weekend as part of the Steam Daily Deal - and 33% off! Our biggest Steam discount yet...

# Steam

Mutazione News: Free 7 Story Gardens update for Garden Mode!

Mutazione News: Free 7 Story Gardens update for Garden Mode!

This free content update expands on Mutazione's (award-winning!) magical musical gardening, adding all seven Story Mode gardens to Garden Mode.

# Mutazione

Mutazione Writer & Narrative Designer interviewed on Kritiqal Care

Mutazione Writer & Narrative Designer interviewed on Kritiqal Care

Liste to Writer & Narrative Designer on Mutazione, Hannah Nicklin (now CEO & Studio Lead) interviewed for the recently released 23rd Episode of Kritiqal Care...

# Hannah Nicklin

Indiecade 2020 Nomination!

Indiecade 2020 Nomination!

We're delighted to share with you that we're nominated for the 2020 Indiecade Showcase!

# awards

Happy Birthday Mutazione

Happy Birthday Mutazione

It's been one year since the release of Mutazione, and boy has it been a ride! Thank you for all of the wonderful awards, nominations, coverage, user reviews, streams and player reactions!

# Mutazione

Indie Megabooth Sale

Indie Megabooth Sale

We're delighted to be a part of the Indie Megabooth Going Away (for now) Steam sale!

# Die Gute Fabrik

Welcome to Our New Site!

Welcome to Our New Site!

At Die Gute Fabrik, we're trying to think about how we can share our work and processes with the wider game dev community in online, rather than events spaces.

# Die Gute Fabrik