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Best resources for Android Game Developers

Android game development can be fun albeit stressful. There are so many resources for game developers. Some resources cater to PC or console games, while others try to cover all game devices.<p>Some resources are therefore more useful to mobile game developers than others, while some resources are …

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur

No matter how long you have been in business there is always more to learn.<p>Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all …

Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Why Entrepreneurship Can't Be Taught

News and insights from around the Web:<p><b>Startups</b><p>A San Francisco startup is making granola bars from spent brewing grains: “Dan Kurzrock was a freshman at UCLA when he started brewing beer in his frat-house kitchen. The process posed a moral dilemma for the 19-year old that had nothing to do with …

Grab 24 Free Ebooks To Learn A New Programming Language

There are so many programming languages to choose from if you want to learn to code or continue your programming journey. This collection of free …

Programming Languages

Must-have Unity plugins � Part 1

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

Playcrafting – A Growing Resource For Game Developers

Playcrafting – A Growing Resource For Game Developers<p>/ November 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM / Gaming, Gaming Opinions, Tabletop Games, Tabletop Opinions<p>In …

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Why game developers need smaller teams and more diverse projects

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with Murka.</i><p>Never put all your eggs in one basket. It’s the cliché advice of never investing everything you’ve got into one project, because if that project were to fail spectacularly, you’ll be left with zilch. Sure, it’s corny, but it’s solid advice …

Uncharted

What to do before you start building a free-to-play game

“Prototype your business model before you ever prototype a game mechanic.”<p>Game monetization consultant Ethan Levy opened his GDC 2015 talk on better …

They wanted to make a phenomenon. They made $10 million. The story of Crossy Road. | Polygon

"Crossy Road, I think, feels a lot like a premium game, in a weird way."<p>"That's way, way, way, way, way more than we thought we would get."<p>"I was a nervous wreck."

Learn Android development by building 10 apps [DEALS]

Get hands-on experience as you learn to design mobile apps with the Learn-by-Example Android Developer Course, available to readers of Android …

"If you're in your comfort zone, you're declining or you're dying"

<i>The crowd has assembled outside Seattle's Oliver McCaw Hall to see David Helgason, the CEO and co-founder of Unity Technologies, have a bucket of ice</i> …

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

Slaying the Course - Unity

The origin of Dyscourse happened in a cabin full of a bunch of indie developers. “We had been playing a lot of the party game Werewolf, so Devin …

Game Development

Game Design Deep Dive: How Rogue Legacy handles tutorials without being boring

<i>Game Design Deep Dive is a new series from Gamasutra, with the goal of shedding light on specific design features or mechanics within a video game,</i> …

Coding in Unity for the Absolute Beginner - Unity

• Tutorials<br>• Scripting<br>• Coding in Unity for the Absolute Beginner<p>Checked with version: <b>4.6</b><p>Difficulty: <b>Beginner</b><p>In this session we will introduce coding in C# …

Get early access to next-gen material library

Finding assets as a CG artist is about to get a little easier with the beta launch of Megascans, a massive online library of thousands of physically …

5 must have free unity3d Plugins/Assets

Unity3D is an awesome game engine, and it's available for free for indie developers. it also has a huge asset store where you can find almost …

The Big List of Game Making Tools

GENERAL ENGINES<p>General Engines<p>Engine<p>Programming required?<p>2D or 3D?<p>Available for<p>Exports to<p>No<p>2D (All Genres)<p>Windows<p>Desktop, Consoles, Mobile, Web<p>No<p>2D …

Gunpoint creator uploads game creation tutorial for 'absolute beginners'

Gunpoint was one of 2013's most underrated games, so it might take a few people by surprise that creator Tom Francis considers himself to be …

Make your first game right now, with no experience (really)

Tom Francis used to write for PC Gamer, and then he decided to make his own game. The problem was that he had very little idea of how to actually do that.<p>He started from scratch, and the result was <i>Gunpoint</i>, a successful title "about rewiring things and punching people." He's now working on a game …

How to Start Your Game Development - Unity

Successful game makers share indie biz tips at GDC 2015

What it takes to succeed as an independent game maker changes every year, and so today we're highlighting a few notable cutting-edge talks on the …

How to Scope Small and Start Right - Unity

• Tutorials<br>• Developer Advice<br>• How to Scope Small and Start Right<p>Difficulty: <b>Beginner</b><p>In this video you can learn about Minimum Viable Product and how …

Tutorials

Creating a Basic Platformer Game - Unity

In this live training session we're going to prototype a simple platformer game. We'll cover player movement, create a simple level and add …

Game Development

Let's get real about the financial expectations of 'going indie'

There are many ways to measure the distance between "going indie" and <i>independent sustainability</i> in the world of game development.<p>Tanya Short can …

The 13 Basic Principles of Gameplay Design

<i>[In an intriguing design feature, EA and Page 44 veteran Allmer re-imagines the famous '12 Principles Of Animation' for video games - adding a</i> …

Why now is the best time to create your own game

This year’s GDC is getting fully under way this week, and game developers already have a lot to be celebrating. Even if you’ve never tried to design …

7 things I've learnt in 3 years coding my first indie game

Sol Trader is at the end of Alpha and is now on Kickstarter to raise funds for completion. Here are the seven biggest lessons I’ve learnt in the …

Game Development