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How this 14-year-old girl designed, developed, and released her own mobile game

When I was 14, the coolest thing I made was a 2-by-4 piece of wood that had a wedge in it. I used it to take off my snowy or muddy boots without having to use my hands. I wasn’t crafty, but it turns out now all 14-year-old kids aren’t like me — at least when it comes to code.<p>Kids learning to code<p>12 …

Web Design

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 …

Game Development

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 …

Swift 4 Cheat Sheet and Quick Reference

<i>Update 8/4/17</i>: Updated for Swift 4 and Xcode 9.<p>Swift Cheat Sheet and Quick Reference Now Available!<p>Sometimes when learning a new language it’s handy …

All the Swift Tutorials in One Place.

The internet's most comprehensive Swift resource.<p>Filter by Swift Version<p>All<p>4.0<br>• 3.1<br>• 3.01<br>• 3.0<br>• 2.2<br>• 2.1<br>• 2.0<br>• 1.2<br>• 1.1<br>• 1.0<br>• Any<p>and/or Target OS<p>All<p>All<br>• iOS<br>• OS X<br>• General<p>Sort …

The Marketing Guide for Game Developers

Welcome to “The Marketing Guide for Game Developers”. The Guide is basically the classic marketing mix adapted to game development and therefore it …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Trigonometry for Game Programming: Part 1/2

Learn Trigonometry for Game Programming in this 2-part tutorial series, where you’ll learn the theory and then practice by making a space shooter …

Game Programming

50 Free eBooks for Web Designers & Developers

There are thousands of books available for web designers and developers online. There has been no language, no point of discussion, or no trend that …

Code.org Lets You Program Your Own Game Of Flappy Bird

Code.org is putting the incredible popularity of Flappy Bird to good use. It just released a new initiative to help young people (or whoever, really) learn how to code by building their own customized version of the absurdly simple yet highly addicting game.<p>You don’t have to know anything about …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

The guide to implementing 2D platformers | Higher-Order Fun

Having previously been disappointed by the information available on the topic, this is my attempt at categorizing different ways to implement 2D …

Character Development in Video Games

When designing game mechanics, it is important to firstly consider what the central idea of your game is about (aka the themes). Is it a game about …

Game Design

Play on Words: The First Step to Marketing Your Indie Game

<b>If you’re an independent game developer,</b> you are well aware of the critical role marketing plays in indie game success. And, if you’re an indie who …

Infographics

Comment on GameMaker Studio Standard Is Now Completely Free by Hikati Games

Hi TJ Staples,It certainly sounds like your son means GameMaker Studio but just to be sure, I would advise downloading the Free Trial version before …

How Do I Become a Game Designer?

Game design is a very rewarding and challenging path to take. The video game industry is one of the biggest entertainment industries today, with new …

15 pro character design tips

In this article, you'll learn my method for creating character concepts, such as Coal Troll. My experience with concept work has been within a …

Tutorials

Shaun Spalding is creating Games, Tutorials & Resources

Who am I?<p>I'm Shaun Spalding, I'm an ex-Ubisoft game designer and independent game developer. I make tutorial videos, livestreams, tools and assets …