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Worldbuilding may not sound that important to videogames, but we're going to look at how three games have engaged their fans and helped to elevate their franchises.
What makes Breath of the Wild uniquely Japanese? This article examines how cultural concepts can be used to guide game design.
In the second half of October Facebookâs Instant games platform has seen a huge surge in users, and itâs down to one extraordinary sharebait app. OMG, from Supergene Inc. has surged from 31,000 users on October 19 to 58m daily users in just 17 days.
This post cover through the lens of a game designer the way we created a fun to interact with Artificial Intelligence in our last turn-based strategy title.
I worked QA at Telltale games during Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thrones, and Minecraft. I was a regular QA tester, and it was my first job in the industry.
We are all being manipulated!
Using Bayesian statistic, we completely changed our approach to A/B testing. We can now test faster and get more actionable results. Instead of p-values that are so often misinterpreted we directly get the answers needed to make an informed decision.
This post presents the process behind the remaking of the UI art for Conflict0:Revolution.
David Hernly is a long-time indie game developer focused on a combination of hardware control systems and starship simulations. Somehow, his journey has taken him to the escape room space? Watch to learn more!
A super-fast and easy way to prototype animated characters for Unity, using Reallusion, ZBrush and other common tools.
Reimaging and redeveloped from the ground up in to a true multi-platform / Multi-vr framework, the Mixed Reality Toolkit releases it's first stable beta. Enabling Mixed Reality experiences with the least amount of effort to get started.
This article discusses the function of subplots inside the structure of a story - only by understanding it we can decide if it really improves our narrative or exists only as decoration.
In this post I will explain how I gave my AI a real vision using a camera and a compute shader to detect player with more accuracy than ray casts.
The article is a deep dive into three different scenarios of movement prediction in game programming.
This week's highlights include the top news from Blizzcon around Diablo and other devilish titles, Toby Fox's Deltarune & his radical transparency, and Marty O'Donnell talking 'The Music Of The Spheres', among many other great stories & videos.
Most cheats are easy to prevent - we run through the best techniques.
Jean Simonet is a AAA developer turned indie. In this talk, Jean runs a counterstrike on every piece of indie gaming advice you've ever been told.
Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I share with other Rioters, including Riotâs senior leadership. This edition is the public version that I publish broadly every week as well. Opinions are mine.
Gamesforum is one of the biggest B2B conferences about the business of games was taking place October 23-24. The conference was full of insights from publishers, ad networks, analytics firms, marketing experts and all the other major industry players.
This past weekend myself along with several friends/playtesters showcased TeleBlast as part of the PAX Australia Indie Showcase. It was an absolutely unreal experience not only to have people come and enjoy the game. Here are some of the things I learned.