Hackers vs. engineers - which is better? I learned a lesson about the absurdity of this question during the GGJ '15. I developed a hack which made me blush at first, but which turned out to be much simpler than a solidly engineered solution.
The last in a 5-part series analyzing the results of the Game Outcomes Project survey, which polled hundreds of game developers to determine how teamwork, culture, leadership, production, & project management contribute to game project success or failure
In this article, game designer Sande Chen reviews how gamification can ideally assist in people's fitness goals.
In this blog post I explain how to create a back-end renderer that you can access on multiple threads and also hide some of the inherent latency of API calls on multi-core systems.
Middleware are great tools, but you might also end-up with an amazing engine if you do it yourself. Admittedly, native and homemade technology are not for everyone, but for me, it was the perfect choice.
While we usually think of boards in conjunction with boardgames, many video games also use the equivalent of boards, "fields of maneuver". This is a discussion of options.
It was a bit scary at first. Having a bigger team can really support you, especially in a psychological way. A lot of presure rests on your shoulders as in, "what if we can't come up with a good idea..."...
Game lawyer Zachary Strebeck takes a look at efforts by Twitch.tv and YouTube in legitimizing music licensing for content creators. Check out the info on the two systems.
Not everything went well in my participation in the GGJ 2015, so I have listed what I learned this year
Our games lab looks like it has been through a very wild party and, in a way, it has. The past 48 hours have been a mixture of playing, singing to 80s power songs and making games. Sixty Brunel students gathered at the Games Design lab...
Everybody has a great video game idea, but does the idea try to create a new experience, or is it trying to recreate an experience you've already had?
What's been the process creating Grudge Match Sports?