Harrison Ratcliffe

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Even The Most Advanced Computer Programmers Have Probably Never Heard Of This Concept

<i>What are some advanced concepts in programming that most average programmers have never heard of? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Tikhon Jelvis, studied programming languages and did</b> …

Machine Learning

Devs share the most memorable things they've had to cut from games

Sometimes the things you have to kill stay with you, as we discover in talking with devs on everything from Wizardry to Prototype to Shadowrun about …

Game Development

The secret to being a top developer is building things! Here’s a list of fun apps to build! —Part II

<i>Due to high demand I’m extending the list of fun apps to build.</i> 😁<p><b>Here’s the initial first post</b><b>. Feel free to post your applications in the comments</b> …

Software Engineering

Game Design Deep Dive: Dandara 's unique jump-only movement mechanic

<i>The Gamasutra Deep Dives are an ongoing series with the goal of shedding light on specific design, art, or technical features within a video game, in</i> …

Game Design

Everything you missed from GDC 2018

#1ReasonToBe, artificial intelligence, and the latest from Unreal and Unity were the hot topics in San Francisco this year

Virtual Reality

Virtual robots that teach themselves kung fu could revolutionize video games - MIT Technology Review

In the not-so-distant future, characters might practice kung-fu kicks in a digital dojo before bringing their moves into the latest video game.<p>AI …

Kung Fu

The eight rules of good documentation

<i>Like good code, good documentation is difficult and time consuming to write.</i>Imagine for a moment two common scenarios in the life of a web …

Software Development

New Devs, Your Resume Sucks

Let's start with the bad news, if you're a New or Junior Developer, your resume probably sucks. Now for the good news, it's not your fault. Your …

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

Congratulations on finishing your four-year computer science degree in two years with no actual practical software development experience or …

Programming

Anthem and an early death – Destiny/Division minefields BioWare MUST avoid

The exo-suitable conditions we'll need come day-one from EA and BioWare's "Destiny killer", Anthem...<p>Disclaimer before we begin: I dug Destiny 2 and …

What Are The Best Programming Languages For Game Design? - by Connor Addis

In the digital era, video games have become the bread and butter, especially for the youthful population. If you are planning to become a game …

Game Design

Game makers share some of their favorite dev 'hacks'

Vlambeer's Rami Ismail posed a fun question on Twitter this morning: "What is your favorite or most surprising 'hack' solution to a game development …

Game Development

Farmer Plays Game About Farming As An Escape From His Farming Life

Stardew Valley gained a cult following and commercial success by providing players with a relaxing, structured, zen-like experience: making it as a farmer in a small village. In a world dominated by high-octane, action-packed games, Stardew Valley's chores and routines are calming, entrancing, and …

Indie Gaming

What it took to land my dream software engineering job

Even before I started my job search in January 2018, I knew I wanted to work at DigitalOcean. The culture, the learning opportunities, and the chance …

The Week in Video Games – March 25, 2018

<b>This week in video games: it’s all about PUBG, GDC, Ni No Kuni, and Nintendo Nindies. Here’s our digest of the week’s top gaming news …

Why most people don’t have a favourite video game developer – Reader’s Feature

A reader is frustrated that video game developers don’t get enough publicity, and too few people know who make their favourite games.<p>There are many …

Sonic the Hedgehog's origin story, according to the devs who made him

At GDC today original Sonic devs Naoto Oshima and Hirokazu Yasuhara talked about how they designed the game's iconic main character and its many …

Game Design

There's a Huge Problem With Fighting the Anti-Video Game Debate With a #NotAllGames Mentality

When the Trump administration dragged video games in front of members of Congress and the games industry, we didn’t expect anything more than what it …

The Games Industry Reacts To The White House's Violent Games Showreel

"Everyone associated with those games should be ashamed of themselves"

Nintendo

The Legend of Zelda Games, Ranked From Worst To Best

It is now time to rank all the <i>Zelda</i> games.<p><b>UPDATE (3/13/2018):</b> <i>Now that</i> Breath of the Wild <i>has been out for a year, I’ve updated this post (which</i> …

Retrogaming

The New Bodybuilding Workout: Gain massive upper-body muscle on day 1

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Let’s be honest: Who doesn’t want a body like Arnold Schwarzenegger or Lou …

Exercise

Kickstart your game dev career with this Unity training

Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a computer science degree and a top-dollar gaming studio to create the next gaming sensation. Take Flappy …

The secret to being a top developer is building things! Here’s a list of fun apps to build!

You can only become a great developer by putting the effort in. Imagine for a moment — You can’t become fit physically by reading a lot about …

Chest Training for Natural Guys

How to Build Pecs That Pop<p>It Starts With Technique<p>The majority of people use the wrong technique when pressing. Their two biggest mistakes …

Not enough friends? Get a bot!

When you start reading about Machine Learning and Recurrent Neural networks there is a good chance that you will immediately want to write a bot. So, …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

The Squat Progression Guide

<b>No training program is complete without some squat variation.</b> While articles abound about which variation is best, the reality is that the benefits …

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.<p>When Half of Your Butt Won't Work<p>If …

Yoga

Try These Stretches Even if You're Not a Flexible Person

If you’re inflexible, you might feel like there’s no point in trying to stretch. But without stretching, how will you ever get more flexible? A …

Rec Room: 15 Minute Bodyweight Full-Body Workout | Men’s Health

Dogpound founding trainer Rhys Athayde demonstrates all the moves you need for this 15-minute workout in the one-minute video above. It's like having a personal training session with Athayde wherever you may be.<p>This workout is unrelenting—you'll be going from one move to the next with no rests in …