Game Design

Day 29 of 100 Days of VR: Spawning New Enemies in Unity and Dealing With “Ghost” Colliders - by Josh Chang

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 19 October 2017 - 7:01am
In day 29, now that we have all the enemies ready, the last thing we're going to do is add them all together into our Spawn Manager. We're also going to deal with a "ghost" collider that stops us from shooting our enemies!
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The Foundation of Metroidvania Design - by Josh Bycer

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 19 October 2017 - 7:01am
Metroidvania Design has become an interesting sub-genre of video games, and in this post, I'm going to break down the three core parts that make up the design.
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It's bigger than you think - by Rich Woods

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 19 October 2017 - 7:01am
How do you estimate the scope and resources needed by your game project? I give the benefit of my experience and a handy tool that lets you find out how long it would really take to make your dream game.
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New Stuffed Fables Preview Posted

Tabletop Gaming News - 19 October 2017 - 7:00am
The game of Stuffed Fables puts players in the role of plushie heroes, looking to keep their little girl they belong to safe at night. But who is this little girl? We get a bit of a preview of the dreamer in this preview. From the post: The Little Girl In Stuffed Fables, players take […]
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Can Capcom's Puzzle Fighter Deliver a K.O? - by Anil Das Gupta

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 19 October 2017 - 6:50am
Renowned Japanese developer Capcom has brought back it's 90's classic Puzzle Fighter game to mobile, but how does it stack up?
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The 3D Platformer "Revival" - by Spencer KR

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 19 October 2017 - 6:23am
Depending on how you look at them, 3D Platform games are either in the midst of a revival, or they never left.
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Software Development: How To Make Your Own PC (Windows) Game - by Daisy Rowley

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 19 October 2017 - 6:23am
Do you have an idea for a game that’s been brewing in your mind for years? What if I told you that you could make that idea come to life, even if you have no game development experience? These days, anyone can make a video game with a bit of elbow grease.
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WizKids/Games Workshop Announces Partnership

Tabletop Gaming News - 19 October 2017 - 3:03am
It was a pretty big announcement when Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop parted ways. At the time, it seemed as though it was going to be Games Workshop that was going to be making all of their board games. But we’ve just gotten a new announcement from WizKids that they are now partnered with […]
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Sandy's Soapbox: Nevermore (said the neighbor)

RPGNet - 19 October 2017 - 12:00am
Who is an NPC in Poe\\\'s world? Everyone that has to deal with the protagonists.
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Fightlings Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 18 October 2017 - 3:00pm
Fightlings is a new, hybrid card game that’s up on Kickstarter. For starters, you make your own deck of 17 cards and shuffle it together with your opponent’s deck. The cards are then set out on a grid and you must try and make matching pairs of cards. When you do, you can take that […]
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Z-Man Games Announces Mini-Expansion For A Feast For Odin

Tabletop Gaming News - 18 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Vikings are pretty much one of the world’s best-known souvenir-hunters. They’d head out, find a nice spot, then grab a couple trinkets to remember the trip by (if you consider “everything of value that wasn’t bolted down, and even then, that’s not a guarantee” to be “a couple trinkets to remember the trip by”). Soon, […]
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Demons: The 9th Circle of Hell UNLEASHED Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 18 October 2017 - 1:00pm
Award Winning Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Demons: The 9th Circle of Hell Unleashed. The game is a card-based game where players are… well, it’s kinda there in the name. Demons from the 9th circle of hell are on the loose and you’ve gotta deal with that. The game is highly customizable in […]
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Gobblin’ Post-Apocalyptic RPG Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 18 October 2017 - 12:00pm
Most of the time, when you think of goblins, you think of a fantasy setting. Orcs, elves, forests, dwarves, that kind of thing. Such is not the case in Gobblin‘. Instead, you’re taken into a post-apocalyptic world. Think Fallout meets Tolkien. In this new RPG, you play as a goblin looking to survive in a […]
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Midweek Snippets

Tabletop Gaming News - 18 October 2017 - 11:00am
Halfway there. We’re halfway to getting back to the weekend. Methinks I’m going to take it easy this weekend. I found out my LGS is going to be absolutely packed with several events running for games I don’t really play, so I’ll probably just veg at my place. I could use a relaxing couple of […]
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Gateway Games Running Defend Neo Tokyo Board Game Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 18 October 2017 - 10:00am
Giant robot alert! We have a giant robot alert! You probably know I’ve got a weakness for giant robots. Well, in Defend Neo Tokyo, you and your friends jump into the cockpit of giant robots and look to protect the city against the various monsters that are always drawn towards it. And it’s not because […]
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Registration is now open for GDC 2018!

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 18 October 2017 - 9:59am

This will be the 32st edition of GDC, the world's largest and longest-running event for game developers, and you can register right now by visiting the official GDC 2018 website! ...

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Legends of Sleepy Hollow Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 18 October 2017 - 9:00am
Raise your hand if you’ve seen that old Sleepy Hollow cartoon about a million times and it freaked you out as a kid? *raises hand* Yeah, just as I thought. And this is certainly the time of year for it, being October and all. Well, how many of you would also like to know what […]
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Mortals: Descent of the Gods Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 18 October 2017 - 8:00am
It would seem as though Death has decided the Earth’s just done. Like, completely. So they’ve stripped all the gods of their immortality and are going to end things. However, the gods aren’t taking all this sitting down. They’ve banded together and are look for a way to stop Death’s plan. That’s where you come […]
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The BIG List of Video Game Public Relations Agencies and Freelancers - by Jesus Fabre

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 18 October 2017 - 7:01am
This article revolves around the visibility issue on independent games, trying to shed some light on the Public Relations and Marketing agencies side. Who they are (the list has 110+), which services you can expect from them and more details on them.
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Broken Promises Now Available In Digital Format

Tabletop Gaming News - 18 October 2017 - 7:00am
Just yesterday, I was talking with my friend about a game and a rules question came up. We didn’t have the rulebook on hand, but we did have a digital version of it. So looking up the rule was super-easy. Now, don’t get me wrong. I love flipping through a rulebook, but having a digital […]
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