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10 useful links for game developers

by Eugene Matveev on 05/20/19 10:28:00 am

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We at devtodev collected 10 great links which could be useful for game analysts and game developers and tried to organize them in the most logical way possible - by topic of interest giving you enough resources to learn from. Here you will find the best blogs, podcasts, media, videos and so on about metrics, monetization, segmentation, game design, benchmarking and more. This is a short version, check out devtodev’s Education Center for the full list of 70 links.

  1. Let’s start with the basics in game analytics. Check these 28 basic metrics to keep an eye on when developing games.

  2. The automation is on the rise, which among other things led to the increased amount of frauds. Here’s a full book on bots, fake domains and other frauds in online advertising.

  3. Onboarding is one of the most vital stages in your product lifecycle. Check out these 67 tips that will help you with your mobile app onboarding.

  4. It takes a lot of effort to create a game and you need to make sure that you’ll be able to cover its costs and make money out of it too. Here’s a comprehensive guide on mobile game monetization.

  5. User segmentation by their monetization behavior is also very important. Each customer segment responds to different stimuli and has a different potential for further monetization.

  6. Here you can find 9 basic analytics tips for game developers which can help you to be more efficient.

  7. Benchmarks are very useful for quick evaluations before making decisions. Here are the 33 mobile games benchmarks.

  8. The Free to Play Game Design Bible is an encyclopedia of good classified and useful articles about f2p-games development.

  9. One of our faves - DeconstructorOfFun - a main platform to follow deconstructions of games and thoughts on the free-to-play games and what makes them successful.

  10. Become a successful game developer and learn from the 150+ interviews with game developers from different sides of the game industry at GameDevUnchained.


Now you can read an article “70 links to become a better game analyst”.

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