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Unity offers guidelines for what it considers ethical AI design 1
by Alex Wawro [11.28.18]
While these are just Unity's suggestions, they may help jumpstart some useful conversations within game development teams about how and why advanced AI tools and applications are used. 
Programming, Serious

Video: How to design games for game developers  
by Staff [11.05.18]
In this GDC 2012 talk, EA/Maxis' Stone Librande discusses a series of card and board games he's developed that are not only designed to entertain, but also to teach the fundamentals of game design.
Design, Serious, Video

Come to GDC 2019 for expert insight on fashion in games & designing for the colorblind  
by Staff [10.24.18]
2019 may still feel far away, but GDC 2019 organizers are already lining up great stuff for next year's show -- including these two great Advocacy talks, one on fashion and the other on colorblindess!
Console/PC, Serious, GDC

Video: How to design educational games for low income students  
by Staff [10.23.18]
In this GDC 2018 talk, IDEO's Peter Slattery and Kate Schnippering discuss specific methods for tackling educational objectives in games for reaching a wide range of students.
Design, Serious, Video

Learn the ins and outs of FDA approval for VR/AR games at XRDC!  
by Staff [10.19.18]
At XRDC later this month, industry vet Noah Falstein will discuss the challenges of FDA approval for AR/VR games, as well as more general hurdles in creating the latest generation of games for health!
Serious

Video: How studios can set up accessibility-centric spaces  
by Staff [10.09.18]
In this GDC 2018 talk, Mixer's Tara Voelker and 343 Industries' Brannon Zahand discuss the value of a dedicated inclusive technologies space at Microsoft.
Business/Marketing, Production, Serious, Video

Learn about AR and VR's unique therapeutic potential at XRDC 2018!  
by Staff [09.20.18]
Come out to XRDC in San Francisco next month to learn from leaders at forefront of therapeutic VR/AR aps about treating chronic pain, improving mood with neurofeedback, and more!
Serious

Video: Lessons learned from trying to gamify death  
by Staff [09.19.18]
At GDC 2012, game dev Margaret Robertson explains how UK studio Hide&Seek was asked to make a documentary game about the discovery of a corpse in a busy London block of flats -- and what they learned.
Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Video, Vault



The Chinese Gamer, The Buyer  
by SherryLi Wiitrans [12.11.18]
Despite big jumps in the numbers of Chinese gamers each year, the market has not received the attention it deserves.
Audio Business/Marketing Console/PC Serious Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

Comic Book Antics  
by Gregory Pellechi [12.10.18]
Video games owe a lot to comic books, not just because they’re both part of nerd culture but because they’re both visual mediums doing storytelling. Here are some lessons we can learn from comic books and Stan Lee when it comes to game writing.
Design Console/PC Serious Indie

A Team-Oriented Approval Process  
by Timothy Ryan [12.10.18]
How well the team works out creative differences is discernible in the end product. Quality suffers when the team cannot balance the input of many personalities. This can be tackled with a team-oriented approval process.
Audio Social/Online Indie Serious Console/PC Art Production Programming Design Smartphone/Tablet

What you Give is What you Get: Environmental Storytelling in Games  
by Caleb Compton [12.06.18]
Games these days keep getting bigger, with larger open worlds, and more characters, quests and items than ever before. However, even with so much to do the worlds can feel empty. Environmental storytelling is one way to add depth and life to your game.
Design Art Console/PC Serious Indie VR

Kliuless #14: Game->Platform of Thrones  
by Kenneth Liu [12.06.18]
Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I share with other Rioters, including Riot’s senior leadership. This edition is the public version that I publish broadly every week as well. Opinions are mine.
Business/Marketing Design Production Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR


Miami University — Oxford, Ohio, United States
[12.11.18]
Armstrong Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Game Development


Playful Corp — McKinney, Texas, United States
[12.11.18]
UI Designer


Playful Corp — McKinney, Texas, United States
[12.11.18]
FX Artist


Toadman Interactive — Berlin, Germany
[12.11.18]
Senior Game Designer
Senior Game Designer for Hardcore Game

Game Changer — Remote Work From Anywhere, Kansas, United States
[12.11.18]
Mobile Game Programmer


Disruptor Beam, Inc. — Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
[12.11.18]
Senior Producer


Lockwood Publishing — Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
[12.11.18]
GO Backend engineer
GO backend engineer

Weta Workshop/Magic Leap — Wellington, New Zealand
[12.10.18]
Lead Animator


Ubiquity6 — San Francisco, California, United States
[12.10.18]
Augmented Reality Prototyper
We are looking for a developer with experience rapidly building games or other complex experiences in Unity, Unreal or Javascript. 3D experience is strongly preferred.

Soulbound Studios — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[12.10.18]
Gameplay Programmer