Audio Article #98: The Art of Jumping

By on 4-16-2009 in Game Design

Joris Dorman brings us another well written and insightful piece taking a hard long look at the classic platform genre.  He breaks it down into its elements and finds out why it was able to capture the hearts of so many gamers, answers that are still relevant to fun gameplay in today’s modern titles.  Finally he covers the evolution of the platformer, where it is today and where it is heading.

Title: The Art of Jumping – Original Article

Written by: Joris Dormans(

Read aloud by: Ryan Wiancko on April 16th, 2009

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