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  5 events that rocked the game industry in 2018
image From the launch of the Epic Games Store to Britain's first-ever game workers union, each of these events seem likely to shake up the way people make, sell, and buy games for years to come.
  Video: Weaving 13 prototypes into 1 game for What Remains of Edith Finch
image In this GDC 2018 session, Giant Sparrow's Ian Dallas talks about how he and his team approached prototyping What Remains of Edith Finch. 
  F2P dev survey: In-game mobile ads becoming viable revenue source
image The game analytics company DeltaDNA has published its ad survey results for 2018, sharing data taken from a survey of 336 developers of free-to-play mobile games over a 12 month period.
  Get a job: Fox Cub Games is hiring a remote VFX Artist
image Fox Cub Games is looking to hire a VFX Artist with an excellent creative eye and passion for all things VFX to work on its latest title.
1 Sony accidentally revealed playercounts for nearly every PS4 game
image Sony's personalized videos showcasing games played and trophies earned by PlayStation users have inadvertently revealed how many people have played each game.
  Keeping The Outer Worlds rewarding, no matter someone's play style
image "If you're trying to do something and it's too hard there's always another way to do it."
2 Gamasutra's Best of 2018: Alex Wawro's top 8 games
image Look, I'll just come out and say it: a lot of great games launched in December this year, and I haven't played any of them.
5 Best of 2018: Reimagining failure in strategy game design in Into the Breach
image "We're requiring players to unlearn something...taught by almost every other strategy game," says dev Justin Ma. "That losing your mechs or main characters is the worst thing that can happen."
1 Steam's 'Top Wishlists' filter ranks recent wishlist numbers for unreleased games
image A little-known page on Steam ranks unreleased games according to the number of Wishlists they’ve garnered so far, though the exact metrics being tracked are still somewhat unclear. 
  See Blizzard deconstruct Overwatch's social systems at GDC 2019!
image It's a promising talk for those interested in systems design & curbing disruptive player behavior, as you'll learn how & why Blizzard implemented Overwatch endorsements and "Looking For Group" systems.
1 5 trends that defined the game industry in 2018
image The year 2018 lasted approximately 30 normal years. From studio closures to the Fortnite phenomenon, here are the trends that defined the game industry in the longest year in the history of humankind.
Making Project Hospital: A realistic approach to medical simulation
image Lead programmer Jan Beneš at Oxymoron Games chats with Gamasutra about the making of the successful medical sim Project Hospital.
  Video Game Deep Cuts: Below The Ashen Mutant Hades
image This week's highlights showcase Below, Mutant Year Zero, Hades, Gris, and Ashen - all of which have standout features - with reviews in the round-up, as well as more 'best of the year' & more besides.
  Video: The process of updating Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride
image In this GDC 2012 talk, Halfbrick Studios' Luke Muscat goes over the ever evolving process at Halfbrick Studio for updating and maintaining its popular iOS releases.
1 Fortnite dev team removes Infinity Blade for being 'overpowered'
image The Infinity Blade is no more, says Fortnite developer Epic Games. In a tweet published today, the studio explains that the weapon is being removed for being overpowered and poorly balanced.
  Watch GDC Play devs hone their game-pitching skills at GDC Pitch 2019!
image If you're coming to GDC 2019 don't miss your shot to participate in GDC Pitch, a special event aimed at helping select participants practice their pitching skills in front of a live audience!
10 Best of 2018: 'BOY' was Atreus tricky to implement, says God of War lead
image "I was told multiple times, 'scale it back, change it so he's simpler,'" said God of War director Cory Barlog. "I was even told to consider cutting him out of the game."
  Dive deep into the sound design of Crackdown 3 at GDC 2019
image Come out to the Game Developers Conference in March for a unique behind-the-scenes look at Crackdown 3's advanced sound, dialog, and music systems.
9 Riot Games suspends COO Scott Gelb for workplace misconduct
image Various Riot employees claim Gelb repeatedly touched and interacted with them in a number of inappropriate ways as part of a "comedy bit."
4 Blog: PRNGs and controlling fate in video games
image This article delves into the details of the properties of Pseudo Random Number Generators, and how game designers can use them.
  Blog: What trends should you know about going into 2019?
image Observations from working on 50+ indie game marketing campaigns in 2018 -- and some tips for how to give your game the best chance of success in 2019.
  Report: Pokemon Go creator Niantic close to $3.9 billion valuation
image Pokemon Go maker Niantic could be about to seal a $200 million funding round that would see the company valued at $3.9 billion.
Discord aims to disrupt by opening storefront to devs, offering 90% revenue share
image Discord announced today that it will be opening up its launcher at cost for all developers, with 90 percent revenue share going back to the developers.
11 The first union for game industry workers has launched in the UK
image "We will now have the tools to fix this broken sector and create an ethical industry where it's not only big game companies that thrive, but workers as well."
3 Human values in game design: An approach for emergent storytelling
image 11 bit Studios lead designer Jakub Stokalski outlines his "values-driven game design approach" that was implemented in the hit game Frostpunk.

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Resurrect (But Reinvent) The Three Act Structure
image Narrative designer David Kuelz suggests a new take on the three-act structure, explaining how you can put a new spin on in-game storytelling.
How To Build Worlds And Tell Stories In VR
image Sycoforge's Michela Rimensberger outlines the basics of VR worldbuilding, offering essential tips for crafting believable characters and stories.
Exhibiting at GDEX 2018: The Great Postmortem
image Want to show off your project at a local expo? Developer Davionne Gooden breaks down a recent showcase appearance, explaining how you can make the most of your booth.
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