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Free Game Kits 2019

by Tony Mars on 01/05/19 05:17:00 pm

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I want to share observations on why most projects from novice developers do not look very stylish. And the main problem that we noticed is the use of ready-made game assets.

Recently, a lot of game graphics have appeared, both paid and free, of completely different styles and trends.

But most of these assets have one thing in common - they don’t fit together. All assets are drawn without a single concept and understanding of how it will interact with other elements of the game interface. Therefore, when a novice developer starts using game assets he likes, a mix of different styles is obtained and it does not look very good.

What solution? Of course, game kits, but they are usually paid and cost a couple of tens of dollars. And not everyone who starts developing games today is ready to invest at least $ 1 in his hobby. Therefore, I made a selection of ready-made 2d game sets that you can download for free. I tried to collect game assets from different authors and for different game genres.

1) Free Racing 2D Game Kit

2) Jetpack Hero Game Kit

3) Runner Jungle Pack

4) Generic RPG pack

5) Sunny Land Forest

6) Free Platform Game Assets + GUI

7) Pixel Shooter and Towers Asset Pack

8) Match 3 Game asset pack

9) Big Chickies - Art Assets

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