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  Get a job: Cryptic, Demiurge and more among Gamasutra Job Board listings
image From Cryptic Studios to Skydance Interactive to Demiurge Games, here are just a few of the many great job openings you'll find over on Gamasutra's industry-leading job board!
  Video: The Physics of Fun -- Vehicles in Saint's Row: The Third
image Volition's David Bianchi speaks at GDC 2014 about how he (effectively single-handedly) designed and implemented 90+ vehicles in Saint's Row: The Third in roughly six months.
  Function is form: Moon Hunters and art books as game design
image The Art of Moon Hunters, a book that presents artwork from the Kitfox Games release, is a great extension of the title that a respects a crucial lesson so often forgotten in gaming: function is form. 
  Don't Miss: Brian Fargo's lessons learned from making Wasteland 2
image With inXile aiming to build Wasteland 3, now's a good time to look back at this timeless chat with studio chief Brian Fargo about lessons learned in crowdfunding development of its predecessor.
  How the Olympic spirit brought Nintendo and Sega together
image "I still have trouble with this concept of this company that was our enemy that we fought tooth and nail against, and now they're buddies," former Sega exec Tom Kalinske notes in a new GI feature.
  At VRDC you'll see how Chernobyl was authentically recreated in VR
image Come out to the Virtual Reality Developers Conference this November and hear the head of Polish studio The Farm 51 share how they authentically recreated the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in VR. It's nuts!
  Now's the time to apply for the AIAS' inaugural 'WomenIn' game dev scholarships
image The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences reveals its latest scholarship winners and opens a call for applications to its brand-new "WomenIn" scholarship for women seeking careers in game dev.
  All-new GDC Retro Play to debut at GDC 2017, calls for submissions
image Free submissions are open for GDC Retro Play, a brand new area at the 2017 Game Developers Conference that specifically focuses on showcasing retro consoles, computers, games and related memorabilia.
5 UK advertising standards agency is investigating No Man's Sky
image "If we judge an ad to be in breach of the UK Advertising Codes, it must be withdrawn or amended and the advertiser must not use the approach again."
  Sony is bringing this year's PlayStation Experience to California
image Sony's uniquely focused PlayStation Experience conference will this year be heading to Anaheim, CA, on December 3.
  IndieCade expands L.A. festival with 42 new entries
image Determined to showcase the very best of the indie world, IndieCade organizers have added a heap of new titles to this year's roster.
  Blog: Delivering game releases like a boss
image We all want our employees to be happy, but as producers and founders responsible for making sure the studio stays afloat, how can we deliver our games on time without putting their feet to the fire?
  Using graphics to express character and theme in Owlboy
image D-Pad Studios claims that their upcoming title Owlboy is "a love letter to pixel art." The team explains how they used art and animation to express character and theme in the game.
1 You can now study EA's lost sci-fi shooter Battlefield 2142
image If you ever wanted to see how DICE would make a science fiction version of its hit Battlefield series, now's your chance.
3 Ubisoft buys publisher of notorious game clone 2048
image Ubisoft now owns the company responsible for 2048, the clone of a clone of a clone of premium iOS game Threes that stirred controversy among developers in 2014.
3 Blog: Applying 'The Lean Startup' strategies as a game dev
image Eric Ries' book 'The Lean Startup' offers smart advice, but it doesn't always apply directly to game development. But there are ways you can apply the idea of building a simple product for release.
  Get a job: Be a Lead Programmer at Ubisoft Toronto
image Ubisoft Toronto (For Honor, Watch Dogs 2) is looking to bring on an experienced programmer to serve as a team lead on development of a multi-platform "next generation" game.
  Together Alone: 'Pure untainted survival' in Near Death
image In Orthogonal Games’ Near Death, a “game about survival” centering on a pilot who crash lands near an abandoned polar research station, the main enemy--indeed, the only enemy--is Antarctica itself.
  Humble dives deeper into game dev tool offerings with Clickteam bundle
image Clickteam has partnered with the folks at Humble Bundle to offer a pay-what-you-like bundle of its Clickteam Fusion game dev software and source code for games built using that toolset.
1 Don't Miss: Koji Igarashi exploring what makes a great Metroidvania game
image Today is Castlevania's birthday, so why not celebrate by watching veteran Castlevania game designer Koji Igarashi examine the evolution of the 'Metroidvania' genre in this timeless GDC talk.
7 'You shouldn't underestimate the value of not being technical'
image "Meaning, that you might be able to solve a problem in a way other people wouldn't consider because it's almost too simple," says veteran game designer Amy Hennig.
  Investors put $4M into new game streaming startup LiquidSky
image Samsung and others have poured $4 million in funding into LiquidSky, a startup that aims to stream access to high-powered virtual PCs to mobile devices -- chiefly to play demanding PC games.
  Blog: Video Game Deep Cuts: Prague, Rogue, & FiveRP
image The latest Video Game Deep Cuts selection looks at everything from Prague in the latest Deus Ex to Roguelike Celebration videos and GTA V mods.
2 NBA team execs purchase eSports franchise, Team Liquid
image Team Liquid, one of the most eSports industry's most high-profile teams, has been acquired by newly formed ownership group, Axiomatic. 
2 Windows 10 running on 400 million monthly active devices
image Microsoft's cross-platform Windows 10 operating system has been installed on over 400 million monthly active devices. 

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Results from Game Design Challenge: Building a Fantasy
image Game Career Guide's readers tackle the simulation genre with these creative design drafts that focus on construction and city maintenance mechanics.
The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Game Developers
image Black Shell Media co-founder Daniel Doan outlines the habits that successful game creators maintain throughout their careers.
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image The Division and Age of Conan environment artist Chad Chatterton discusses the role artists serve at Ubisoft and other large-scale publishers in this enlightening interview.
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