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Posted by Jamie Fristrom on 07/18/19 10:31:00 am in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie
A retrospective on the years I spent developing professionally on the Roblox platform and how I attempted to apply new product science to game development there.

Posted by Lars Doucet on 07/17/19 05:37:00 pm in Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Console/PC, Indie
Designing a tool for browsing Steam games "Wikipedia binge" style

Posted by Sande Chen on 07/17/19 11:04:00 am in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie
In this article, game designer Sande Chen summarizes Jonathan Blow's session at the 2019 Taipei Game Developers Forum, in which he gave a behind-the-scenes look at the development of his game, Braid.

iResearch recently released their new China Online Game Industry Q1 Report. First, let’s highlight some of the key game industry data revealed. Then towards the end of this article, I’ll share my thoughts about what they mean.

Posted by Winifred Phillips on 07/16/19 10:47:00 am in Audio, Design, Console/PC, VR
The 1st of a 4-part series. Video game composer Winifred Phillips shares ideas from her GDC 2019 talk, How Music Enhances Virtual Presence. Part 1: Virtual Presence & Flow Theory. Music composition strategies and practical examples are included.

Posted by Thomas Bidaux on 07/16/19 10:43:00 am in Business/Marketing
State of board games on Kickstarter in the first half of 2019





Posted by Gafgar Davallius on 07/18/19 11:13:00 am in Programming
We recently released our second big Update for Satisfactory and one of the things we improved is network performance. Running huge factory simulations over the network poses a unique challenge and I'm here to share our approach on solving it.

Allocate energy, effort, time and money to areas consistent with your own values and skills. Understanding your own strengths, weaknesses, goals and values allows you to find a place where you can work to your best. Insist on appropriate compensation.

Posted by Josh Bycer on 07/18/19 10:22:00 am in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie
Is it better to design a game for art or one for money? We're talking the artist dilemma in today's post, and how the best designers can do both.

A quick summary of the prep & launch of our VR game Kickstarter campaign.

Posted by Lee Adams on 07/18/19 10:20:00 am in Design, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
This is the second part of my article about writing dialogue and developing characters for the NPCs in our latest game, Shadowgun Legends...

Posted by Dolly Dai on 07/17/19 11:05:00 am in Business/Marketing, Production, Serious, Indie, Social/Online
FIGS is not enough for game localization any more and has been joined by zhCN+brPT+RU to create a “Magnificent Seven Standard” in the loc industry, while Turkish, Malay, and Hindi demonstrated tremendous two-year growth.