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Posted by Robert Walker on Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:35:00 EDT in Design
Let's take a look at how simple assumptions can scare off potential players.


Posted by Robert Walker on Sat, 18 Feb 2012 01:19:00 EST in Design
Today we focus on the importance of knowing how to sell your hard work.


Posted by Robert Walker on Mon, 13 Feb 2012 09:47:00 EST in Design
Let's take a look at how a game's world affects its impact on the player.


Posted by Robert Walker on Thu, 02 Jun 2011 10:09:00 EDT in Design
Today we take a look at Turn-Based Combat and what we can do to improve its appeal.


Posted by Robert Walker on Sun, 13 Feb 2011 10:37:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design
Another important factor when choosing which college to attend: price. Here we discuss the cost of an education vs the benefit it brings.


Posted by Robert Walker on Sun, 13 Feb 2011 02:32:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design
This question gets asked often on many game development forums, this is my two cents.



Robert Walker's Comments

Comment In: [News - 03/15/2016 - 05:10]

From what I can tell, ...

From what I can tell, it 's 399 the cost of the camera and the move controllers, so closer to 499.

Comment In: [News - 01/07/2016 - 04:24]

In fact, I 'd even ...

In fact, I 'd even argue that the hi-res version for PC and PlayStation 4 which reduces the roughness of the low-res polygons and loses the PlayStation 's signature Goraud shading actually degrades the game 's visuals. r n r nI have been saying this for years I cry a ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/13/2011 - 02:32]

Seems like every few years ...

Seems like every few years I stumble back on to this article from somewhere on the interwebs I 'll respectfully have to disagree with your opinion here. As someone with a Game Development degree who works with lots of people with Game Development degrees making AAA games most recently Halo ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/05/2015 - 01:52]

I personally use the Tortoise ...

I personally use the Tortoise SVN client with Visual SVN server https://www.visualsvn.com/server and http://tortoisesvn.net on my smaller projects since it 's dead simple to set up and use. Many people also love git, which you can set up for free / cheap at https://github.com.

Comment In: [News - 10/06/2015 - 04:01]

I was 13 when the ...

I was 13 when the Net Yaroze hit the US. I wanted one so badly, but 750 to a 13yr old might as well be 1 million It 's always fun to read about the community that evolved around that platform and hear about the war stories of indie development ...

Comment In: [News - 07/13/2015 - 03:14]

I thought his response was ...

I thought his response was pretty clear. He was talking about games that are 100 funded by Oculus for Oculus ' platform. While it is possible they may one day appear on other platforms, I don 't see why a company would pour money into a product and then do ...