Level designer and part-time Technical Designer. Studied Mathematics Education, but joined Tarsier Studios in 2011 to work on the LittleBigPlanet franchise as a level designer. Works remotely from the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Married to high-school sweetheart, and has a 2-year old son. More obsessed with Lego than a 30-year old man should be.

Matthew Compher sessions


Tutorialization: Hiding Your Gameplay Rules in Plain Sight
Tuesday, November 13th

Description: How a developer might handle tutorialization and teaching the player the rules of a game when they are not allowed any text, UI, or spoken dialogue. Taken to this extreme, a very conscious approach to teaching needs to be taken. Pedagogical principles can be applied to level design much the same as with traditional […]