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Game Dev & Design - Episode 1 | Options Menu, UI, Photoshop and Unity
BUCK

Game Dev & Design - Episode 1 | Options Menu, UI, Photoshop and Unity

BUCK UI/HUD

A new experimental segment called "GDD" - Game Dev & Design where Gal documents his work on BUCK as he adjusts the game through Early Access based on...

I am overburdened, miles of tiles
I am overburdened

I am overburdened, miles of tiles

I am overburdened Textures

Short article, a bit tutorial-ish, about the tile graphics of I am overburdened.

Game design tips for any video game genre

Game design tips for any video game genre

Level Design/Theory Tutorial

Video game design tips for any game genre(shooters,beat em ups,sports,racing,etc).

I am overburdened, evolution of box-art
I am overburdened

I am overburdened, evolution of box-art

I am overburdened Concept Art

Took most of last week off for vacation == no entries, sorry about that, but this week I'm going to make multiple videos and blog posts :) ! This first...

Can You Localize a Small Indie Game for Free?

Can You Localize a Small Indie Game for Free?

Other Tutorial

Game localization always comes with a price, if you want to get maximum downloads and sales with each release. However, not all indie game developers...

Devlog 10 / Building your Avatar for VR
BeeBeeQ

Devlog 10 / Building your Avatar for VR

BeeBeeQ Skinning 1 comment

A quick run through on how we brought the Chef avatar to life by building and rigging a complex character rig for VR

Teach the kids English (Part 4)
Kikai

Teach the kids English (Part 4)

Kikai Client Side Coding

I have improved the whole language system greatly. It now has a rather solid structure and flow, with other supporting systems like the NPCs’ short...

Commercial Video Game all by Yourself, Part 4: Going Off The Grid
Minesheeper

Commercial Video Game all by Yourself, Part 4: Going Off The Grid

Minesheeper Mapping/Technical

The fourth in a series documenting the production of a commercially viable game, entirely unaided. In this article we explore mazes, numbers and historical...

A New Approach To Turn-Based Strategies
Ash of Gods: Redemption

A New Approach To Turn-Based Strategies

Ash of Gods: Redemption Design/Concepts

This article describes a new approach we took to implement the turn-based combat in an RPG with some twists to the traditional rules.

Teach the kids English (Part 3)
Kikai

Teach the kids English (Part 3)

Kikai Client Side Coding

I have created a “word with labels” system which allows the kids to learn every single word, instead of learning only patterns. The kids have also...

Making an Impressive Trailer for your Game with Zero budget
Tower Fortress

Making an Impressive Trailer for your Game with Zero budget

Tower Fortress PR

A simple guide on how to make a trailer without spending a dime.

Making a commercial video game all by yourself, Part 3: Building a World
Minesheeper

Making a commercial video game all by yourself, Part 3: Building a World

Minesheeper Design/Concepts

The third in a series documenting the production of a commercially viable game, entirely unaided. In this article we mine our childhoods for inspiration...

Making a Procedural 2D World in Unity Part I
Twin Flames

Making a Procedural 2D World in Unity Part I

Twin Flames Level Design/Theory

Hi, I’m Will, one of the lead programmers of Twin Flames. I’ve previously worked on other big Fat Panda projects such as Flat Kingdom or Lobo With...

What everybody ought to know about building HTML5 web MMOs in 2017
Splash Wars

What everybody ought to know about building HTML5 web MMOs in 2017

Splash Wars Website

Are you thinking about building an web MMO, agar.io-style? It's dangerous to go alone! Take these tips with you.

How to Stand Out at Pax and Game Expos

How to Stand Out at Pax and Game Expos

Other Tutorial

Don't let being normal kill your PAX or Game Expo experience. This guide provides helpful advice and tips on how to stand out from the crowd and maximize...

How to market and promote your game

How to market and promote your game

PR Tutorial

Some devs seem to confuse simple promotion with marketing, and although many marketing practices directly or indirectly involve promotion of one or other...

Mod Tutorial: Peasant Revolt
Airships: Conquer the Skies

Mod Tutorial: Peasant Revolt

Airships: Conquer the Skies Starting a mod 1 comment

This is an in-depth tutorial for newcomers to modding Airships. We are going to make a simple mod that adds a new kind of enemy to spawn in strategic...

Quake c - trace and report

Quake c - trace and report

DarkPlaces engine Server Side Coding

Todays topic: using print code to hunt down bugs and logic faults.

Simple Battery-life and Energy Optimization for Mobile Games using Unity
Labyrinth Robots

Simple Battery-life and Energy Optimization for Mobile Games using Unity

Labyrinth Robots Other

Simple way for mobile games using Unity to save battery power.

Conception (Dev Blog)
Conception

Conception (Dev Blog)

Conception Level Design/Theory

A post from February 2016 which documented my thought process for why Conception is designed the way it is.

Creating a planet of your own
Starpoint Gemini Warlords

Creating a planet of your own

Starpoint Gemini Warlords Props Modelling

A step-by-step tutorial explaining how planet models are prepped and assembled for Starpoint Gemini Warlords. The bulk of the tutorial deals with properly...

Why a bit of effort in marketing your games helps a lot!
Computer Repair Simulator

Why a bit of effort in marketing your games helps a lot!

Computer Repair Simulator PR

Why a bit of effort in marketing your games helps a lot! So you want to be a game developer? You want to follow your dream and make your game? You want...

Time Manipulation in Unity - Level Creation
Lintrix

Time Manipulation in Unity - Level Creation

Lintrix Client Side Coding 2 comments

Time manipulation & custom timeline uses for level creation in Unity.

Separating Axis Theorem Physics Part 1 -  The Beginning
Violent Sol Worlds

Separating Axis Theorem Physics Part 1 - The Beginning

Violent Sol Worlds Client Side Coding

Let me start by saying this, in my trials of coding physics for Violent Sol Worlds I have had troubles finding a great example of how to pull off even...

Unity - Getting Started with Steam
ARENA  3D

Unity - Getting Started with Steam

ARENA 3D Client Side Coding 3 comments

If you are a Unity Developer currently running a Steam Greenlight Campaign or recently Greenlit, you will no doubt be wanting to integrate Steam with...

How To Start Your Game Company: 5 Tips!
Lake Ridden

How To Start Your Game Company: 5 Tips!

Lake Ridden Management 3 comments

Do you want to start a game company? Here are five tips that has helped us when we founded Midnight Hub!

Where to get icons for my inventory?
The Lone Adventurer

Where to get icons for my inventory?

The Lone Adventurer UI/HUD

This is a bit promotion for a tool I wrote that solved the problem above. You can download it on Unity Asset Store.

Our process to Level Design Valgard (Part 1)
Valgard and The Armor of Achilles

Our process to Level Design Valgard (Part 1)

Valgard and The Armor of Achilles Level Design/Theory

Level Design Process of Valgard and The Armor of Achilles (Part 1).

Dev Blog #4 – Bottom-up Game Design
Lake Ridden

Dev Blog #4 – Bottom-up Game Design

Lake Ridden Design/Concepts

Here's some handy tips on how to approach bottom-up game design, using examples from our upcoming game Lake Ridden, written by Johan, our creative director...

Dev Blog #2 – A Hands-on Guide On How To Make Games
Lake Ridden

Dev Blog #2 – A Hands-on Guide On How To Make Games

Lake Ridden Design/Concepts

Here's some great, hands-on tips on how a mid sized indie studio makes their games. Our game Lake Ridden is a story driven first-person horror game, set...

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