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Don't Miss: How would the Affordable Care Act repeal impact indie devs? 11
by Lexi Pandell [03.24.17]
"After all the talk about small business and creating jobs, anything that makes it scarier to strike out on your own and start a new business is a loss to our entire economy."
Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie

Heads up, devs: New travel restrictions bar electronics on some U.S.-bound flights  
by Alissa McAloon [03.21.17]
Due to new travel restrictions, some international developers headed into the U.S. won't have access to laptops, cameras, or game consoles in the flight cabin.

Proposed presidential budget cuts could hurt game development and education  
by Alissa McAloon [03.16.17]
The proposed budget put forth by President Trump yesterday could hurt educational game development programs that rely on funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Production, Serious

Why the CIA is using games to train its operatives  
by Alex Wawro [03.15.17]
"People playing a game, together they're experiencing the designers' mental model of insurgency in Afghanistan and sharing that model," CIA analyst and game designer Volko Ruhnke told Ars Technica.
Design, Serious

Oculus CTO John Carmack is suing Zenimax for $22.5M 4
by Alissa McAloon [03.09.17]
UPDATE John Carmack has filed a lawsuit against Zenimax, seeking damages that equal the amount he is still owed from the 2009 sale of id Software.
Business/Marketing, Serious

Reminder: Register for GDC 2017 by tomorrow to avoid paying full price!  
by Staff [02.24.17]
With just over a day left until your window to register for GDC 2017 at less than full price closes, conference organizers are encouraging anyone interested in attending to register now!
Serious, GDC

If you're coming to GDC 2017, know your GDC Code of Conduct!  
by Staff [02.23.17]
GDC 2017 is happening next week! As we prepare for the show, GM of GDC events and all-around Boss Lady Meggan Scavio is here to highlight the official code of conduct for GDC and its related events.
Serious, GDC

Coming to GDC 2017 next week? Use these travel tips and discounts!  
by Staff [02.23.17]
GDC officials have worked with local transit companies to arrange special discounts for GDC 2017 attendees! Also, they want to encourage attendees to get out and enjoy San Francisco during the how.
Serious, GDC

Should You Consider Influencer Marketing for Your Mobile Game?  
by Ben Sim [03.29.17]
Influencer marketing is the hottest trend in the marketing world right now. The question is if you should consider this form of marketing for your mobile game and is it worth the cost?
Business/Marketing, Serious

It's A Balancing Act  
by Mark Gregory [03.29.17]
Here I talk about my own experiences with being an independent developer whilst having a full-time 9-5 job.
Serious, Indie

"Learnification" Versus Gamification  
by Sande Chen [03.29.17]
In this article, game designer Sande Chen explains the process of "learnification," as opposed to gamification.
Business/Marketing, Design, Serious, Indie

1975-2015 - Building a timeline of computer and video game history  
by Felipe Pepe [03.28.17]
Video game history is usually explained through the lens of the eight console generations, but there's much more - home computers, the internet, business deals, etc. This is my attempt to tell them in an accessible manner.
Audio, Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Art, Console/PC, Serious, Indie

Improbable — San Francisco, California, United States
Software Engineer

Proxy42 — Torino, Italy
Senior Mobile Developer - Unity

Bandai Namco Studios Singapore — Singapore, Singapore
Lead/Senior Systems Designer
Bandai Namco Studios Singapore is looking for a Lead or Senior Systems Designer to join our team to develop AAA console games in Singapore.

Bandai Namco Studios Singapore — Singapore, Singapore
Lead Engineer
Bandai Namco Studios Singapore is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our team to develop AAA console games in Singapore.

Vicarious Visions / Activision — Albany, New York, United States
Senior Designer (World) - Destiny
See job description.

Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency Inc. — San Diego, California, United States
Engineer (all levels)

Disruptor Beam — FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts, United States
DevOps Engineer

Mindshow, Inc. — Los Angeles, California, United States
Unity Engineer / VR Inverse Kinematics
Unity Engineer / VR Inverse Kinematics

Mindshow, Inc. — Los Angeles, California, United States
Unity Engineer / VR Platform
Unity Engineer / VR Platform

Cryptic Studios — Los Gatos, California, United States
Software Engineer, Graphics (all levels)