Gas Powered Games' Crazy Zoomable Mod Tool

Gas Powered Games’ Chris Taylor shows Project Mercury, the mod tool for their new game Wildman. It has a crazy awesome zoomable user interface. I wish my whole computer worked like this.

I contributed to their Kickstarter for Wildman, but this mod tool interests me way more than the actual game they’re working on.

See also: Oberon.

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If you liked this, you'll love my book. It's called Designed for Use: Create Usable Interfaces for Applications and the Web. In it, I cover the whole design process, from user research and sketching to usability tests and A/B testing. But I don't just explain techniques, I also talk about concepts like discoverability, when and how to use animations, what we can learn from video games, and much more.

You can find out more about it (and order it directly, printed or as a DRM-free ebook) on the Pragmatic Programmers website. It's been translated to Chinese and Japanese.