Tasha Craven

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Can too much choice be a bad thing?

<i>"I have a hundred ways of escaping my enemies," the Fox said to the Cat.</i><p><i>"I have only one," said the Cat. "But I can generally manage with that."</i><p><i>Just</i> …

So You Want to Make Video Games?

[05.10.16] <br>- Elmar Talibzade<p><i>Crossposted on App Goodies</i><p>Introduction<p>You're probably wondering how to make cool games. But you have no idea where to …

Studio portraits: What modifier for what light?

Santa Claus has you spoiled this year by offering you the studio of your dreams? A kit of flashes, a backdrop support and even more rolls of paper? …

Watch a Tiny Animated Chef Cook Full-Sized Meals Atop An Actual Table

Skullmapping is an artistic collective that specializes in creative multimedia and 3D projection mapping. For their latest series, they projected a …

Animation

What It's Like To Work On A Massive Ubisoft Game

At Ubisoft, big video games like <i>Assassin’s Creed</i> are developed by hundreds of people at many different studios across the world. As you might …

Prototypes

Games London: Mayor backs major new video games festival

April event is centrepiece of £1.2m initiative to make London the world’s game development capital<p>The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, is backing a new initiative to make London a leading creative hub in the global video games industry. Titled Games London, the project, backed with a £1.2m …

Gaming Industry

See how VFX transforms 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' (updated)

<i>Alert: Spoilers ahoy</i>. There was a lot of talk about practical effects in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, but make no mistake, digital dominates -- there are over 2,100 CG shots in the film out of 2,500 total. However, a new VFX show reel released just ahead of the Oscar nominations shows how cannily …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Full 2016 Adobe Shortcuts For Photographers Cheat Sheet

How many programs (<i>is that word too last century?</i>) do you use on the regular to accomplish all the various tasks you handle on your computer? A word …

Tutorials

Game Design Essentials: 20 RPGs

<i>[In the latest in his popular Game Design Essentials series, which has previously spanned subjects from Atari games through 'mysterious games', 'open</i> …

The making of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

<b>This postmortem was written by Ubisoft producer Yannis Mallat for the April 2004 issue of Game Developer Magazine.</b><p><i>Prince of Persia</i>, an original …

Game Design

Twitch plays everything: How livestreaming is changing game design | Ars Technica

From viewer voting to streamlined menus, developers are working on their "Twitch bait."<p>Welcome to Ars UNITE, our week-long virtual conference on the …

Internet

You're Doing It Wrong - 10 pieces of advice on game design

Game design is tricky business.<p>After ten years of jolly shouting, the perennially popular GDC rant session ended at GDC 2014 with a blowout "Rant …

How video games improve your interaction design

Video games are designed to be fun, immersive, and addictive.<p>Game designers are well versed in the psychology of time wasting. They use badges, medals, levels, progressive stat increases, suspenseful storylines, and all sorts of other fantastic bits of design technique to highjack your mind’s …