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10 Business Law and Tax Law Steps to Improve the Chance of Crowdfunding Success

<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> …

Game Design

30 Quick Editing Tips Every Content Creator Needs to Know - Copyblogger

Inbox 0: <i>in a bad way</i>.<p>Has your brilliant content still not scored you that dream writing position, lucrative business partnership, or sweet …

Basic Facts about Self-Publishing Every Author Needs to Know

<b>Self-publishing is FREE.</b> If you pay to get your book published that is called Vanity Publishing or Subsidy Publishing. From my experience, this form …

Writers have reasons to get serious about sex scenes

The line between erotica and the rest of fiction keeps blurring with the advent of such genres as New Adult and the mainstreaming of sexy books. …

The Key Book Publishing Paths: 2017

Who they are<p>Who they work with<p>Authors who write mainstream works, as well as those that have a more niche or special-interest appeal.<br>• Celebrity-status …

5 tips for making successful kids' games in 2013

A few weeks ago, a couple of Disney veterans founded a kids' games start-up called Hyper Hippo, which they say will focus on creating experiences …

Game Development

Playable : A look at how accomplished developers make games

<b>Newsbrief</b>: As part of a new indie game development initiative, a group of accomplished developers will create a series of experimental games aimed at …

Game Development

What's in a Game?

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Game Design

A Prominent Blogger Spoke Out About Sexism in her Skeptic Community. Then Came the Rape Threats.

I’m a skeptic. Not the kind that believes the 9/11 attacks were the product of a grand Jewish conspiracy—we hate those guys. “Stop stealing the word …

Atheists are better for politics than believers. Here's why

'If you're not religious, for God's sake say so," we implored, and many did. Over a quarter of the population registered as non-believers: more might …

Why Is A Queer Atheist Spending All His Time On Interfaith Activism?

You might not yet be able to pick Chris Stedman out of a hipster lineup. His new book, Faitheist, and his work to bring atheists and the religious together could change that.<p>I got to know Chris Stedman as he was writing a book to explain how a gay hipster atheist could come to work on interfaith …

The God Argument: the Case Against Religion and For Humanism by AC Grayling – review

AC Grayling is a top-ranking professional philosopher – fellow of an Oxford college, and for many years a professor at Birkbeck – but he does not …

Smoke and mirrors: How BioShock Infinite tricks you into liking Elizabeth

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>A.I. sidekicks in video games are pretty uniformly terrible. They get in your way, they’re incredibly stupid, and they rarely add anything meaningful to the …

Warframe hits 1 million users two weeks into open beta

Warframe, Digital Extremes' free-to-play cooperative third-person shooter, obtained more than a million players in less than two weeks after beginning its open beta, the developer announced via press release.<p><i>Warframe</i>'s closed beta began in October 2012 and opened to all March 21. As a member of the …

How BioShock Infinite’s social commentary advances video game storytelling

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p><b>Spoiler warning:</b> <i>Even though the main plot of BioShock Infinite is not the central focus of this article, minor spoilers are to be expected.</i><p>Storytelling in …