The Algorithms of Evergarden

Evergarden is a mysterious and infinite strategic puzzle game whose deceptively simple beginning hides layers of complex gameplay. In this session the technical implementation of some of the games more challenging features will be discussed in depth.

Attendee Takeaways
Understand how relatively simple rules can be used to create an infinite and varied puzzle game.
Understand when randomly generated game events may not be perceived as random enough.
Understand the benefits of an iterative process for refining game rules to meet players expectations of fairness.

Allison Salmon has been a developer in the video game industry for over 15 years. Starting as a software engineer, Allison has worked at companies of all sizes from AAA to tiny indie. She currently works at Flippfly creating PC, mobile, and console games. When not creating games, she spends time knitting and exploring the great outdoors with her husband and two kids.

Allison Salmon

Game Developer, Flippfly