Game Development Information


articles about game design and game development


sloperama game biz advice
gamedev.net library - a few direct links below
- path to game development
- getting started
- practical tips for independent game development
game programming wiki
sirlin game design articles
brenda brathwaite on game design education
lost garden on game mechanics
chris crawford on misleading game statistics
game design articles on gamasutra - a few direct links below
- mechner and chahi on inspiration
- secrets of the sages: level design
- evaluating game mechanics for depth
art portfolio tips on gamasutra
the art of game design (book)
guildhall theses
game dev @ stack exchange - a few direct links below
- start learning by developing simple games
- what does a game designer do
- designer vs artist
- implying a path
smb3 level design
tuning canabalt
5 room dungeons
greg costikyan on the nature of games
the game prodigy - a few direct links below
- what do game designers do
- the game design canvas
grey alien games' pax panel
ron's rules for playtesting
tank tactics prototype
mossmouth finishing a game
game career guide - a few direct links below
- game development roles
- don't focus on game design initially
- pitching game concepts
tigforums
gamedev reddit
gdc vault - a few direct links below
- back to the garage
- myst postmortem
extra credits (videos)

and lastly...
a rant with lots of reference links about what it takes to develop a game


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