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Posted by David Ferriz on 09/13/18 10:31:00 am in Design, Production, Art, Console/PC, Indie
I have never considered financial limitations as a restraint for creativity, but as an entry point to set up criteria to start working with.

Posted by Peter Stock on 09/13/18 09:26:00 am in Design, Indie
An exploration of how and why physics can provide enduringly fun gameplay.

Posted by Adrian Hawkins on 09/13/18 09:19:00 am in Business/Marketing, Indie, Social/Online
Latest in the series about how to make a playable on Discord RPG: this time we talk about techniques for promoting your server, including social media advertising and listing servers.

Posted by Sing Huey Lee on 09/13/18 09:15:00 am in Audio
Making of RPG Magic 2 Sound Pack. Details of design processes, plugins, and challenges we faced while designing this sound pack!

In this article, I break down 5 reasons why people play video games.

Posted by Felipe Pepe on 09/12/18 10:43:00 am in Design, Production, Art, Console/PC, Indie
A fascinating interview with Özgür Özol, designer of "Legends of Istanbul: Tulip Warriors" (1994), one of the first games developed in Turkey.

Posted by Egor Yusov on 09/12/18 10:41:00 am in Programming, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet
This article discusses different strategies to update GPU resources in Diligent Engine (a modern cross-platform low-level graphic library) as well as important internal details and performance implications related to each method.

Posted by Patrick Lipo on 09/12/18 10:40:00 am in Console/PC, VR, Design, Programming
In Part 2 of this Postmortem of Brass Tactics, we explore the evolution of unit manipulation and learn some of the things that worked surprisingly well in VR.

Posted by Curtis Poe on 09/12/18 10:00:00 am in Programming, Serious, Indie, Social/Online
Many strong developers building their first Web-based game quickly discover that constructing items is not an easy task. This post shows how to modify the game loop driven Entity-Component-System pattern for click-driven games.

Posted by Caleb Compton on 09/11/18 10:55:00 am in Design
The Magic circle is a magical world that players step into when entering the world of the game. However, it is also very misunderstood from a design perspective. This article looks at some misconceptions and new ways to design games with the magic circle.