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Posted by Max Pears on 09/20/17 11:13:00 am in Design, Production, Art, Serious, Indie
I have launched my new podcast about video games. Level Design Lobby FInd out more info

Posted by Doug Zartman on 09/18/17 09:53:00 am in Design
Multiplayer videogames which model human players in a 3D space use the same elements as real-world sports and playground games. Can we define a grammar that helps us analyze and compare all of these types of games? Here's one possible scheme.

Rapid prototyping and play testing a high fidelity Match 3 game from part? All that and more without writing a single line of CODE!

The top articles & videos for the week include the state of HDR in gaming, behind the scenes on new RTS Tooth & Tail, and stories from some key Nintendo indies.

Posted by Jeff Vogel on 09/14/17 10:39:00 am in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Indie, VR
Brave game designers are never satisfied with the mere perfection of the game console controller. They're always coming up with new, weird fad controllers to tempt us. This article will describe the lifespan of this process. Spoiler: Nothing ever changes.

In this article, game designer Sande Chen discusses the concept of citizen science, and how it can be embraced by game designers.

Posted by Pieter Smal on 09/21/17 02:08:00 pm in Audio, Indie
In this essay, Pieter Smal analyses his soundtrack for the South African indie game Monsters and Medicine.

Posted by Josh Chang on 09/21/17 01:00:00 pm in Programming, VR
In day 9, we're going to learn more about how to add a weapon to our character model!

Posted by M. Joshua Cauller on 09/21/17 12:59:00 pm in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie
Sometimes, a trailer can only be understood in light of the game itself. So M. Joshua first reviews the trailer for 'The First Tree' before playing-through the game's first introduction; making sense of their relationship with one another.

Posted by Aliona Valcheuskaya on 09/21/17 12:57:00 pm in Business/Marketing, Serious, Social/Online
Video games and esports industry has been growing. It has become a new phenomena, opening new topics to discuss. One of them, is how esports and video gaming are perceived today. Do society even see the difference between esports and casual gaming?

Posted by Albert van der Meer on 09/20/17 11:22:00 am in Business/Marketing, Serious, Social/Online
Many people believe that anything to with games shows a lack of intelligence. This is UNTRUE, games can actually help you become more intelligent!

Posted by Kenneth Tran on 09/20/17 11:22:00 am in Business/Marketing, Indie
The principles of economics themselves no longer apply in blanket terms in a real world perfectly-competitive market — this is similar to a black hole in physics.