Game Programming

Game programming makes you a wizard who can create universes with your mind. Start making games with Unity in C# When people recommend a first language to begin learning to code, C# and Unity is one of the best first languages because making games can be more fun than playing them. Or make games with flowcharts before learning…

Unityversity Bootcamp 2

Bootcamp 2 is opening up to new participants doing the alpha phase and previous participants with games to refine and market into beta phase. Bootcamp 1 is complete Bootcamp 1 was a success with many teams demoing games they built in six weeks at our first demo night Oct 29 ’16. Check out the games…

Game Writing

Game writing starts at the beginning of a game’s concept: Who are the player and characters, where are they, what is happening and why are they motivated to do something about it? Explore the writing category to learn more about writing. How to get started at game writing Start by writing some non-linear game stories in…

Playtesting

Playtesting isn’t the same as bug testing. Playtesting is about getting quality feedback to make a game more fun as well as more reliable. How to get good feedback on games Watch James Portnow’s Extra Credits episode: To summarize: Overcome pride and don’t get defensive Don’t reject feedback about things you intend to fix Playtest…

Make game, become developer

Make a game, become a developer, learn as you go, discover your specialties. Some people believe you have to learn how to be a developer before you can make games. Make a game The first step towards becoming a game developer is to make a first game. Don’t worry that you don’t have experience yet, you will…

VR Game Dev Hardware Buying Guide

What to buy and why for differet game dev budgets. You may not be doing VR yet but you will want to get hardware that can handle it and it may make a believer out of you. The basic checklist depends on what kind of games you want to develop but here’s the basic checklist…

Indie Games PR

Indie Games PR Indie games need public relations to succeed. Start by watching Thomas Reisenegger’s GDC 2016 talk, The 5 Pillars & Pitfalls of Indie Games PR: Thomas breaks down the most important things to get right as follows (along with our own commentary): Get Competitive There’s a lot of competition. Don’t let it discourage you…

Game Production

Learning about game production is the starting point of becoming a game developer and managing your career as a developer and your company in the industry. Start by thinking like a game producer A game producer is a person who leads a game development team and manages the business aspects of the project in addition to…