How to Network If You Suck at Networking

How to Network If You Suck at Networking

If you’re anything like me, when you hear the word networking, you’re already out the door. Yes, it’s important and one of the best ways to meet other developers, potential investors and fans, but it’s not something that comes naturally to most...
37 Great Resources for Game Developers

37 Great Resources for Game Developers

As game developers – we’re always striving to improve our craft whether by finding online tutorials or videos. However, it can be difficult to wade through the large amount of information and tutorials. Whether you’re just getting started or want to...
4 Reasons You Need a Game Design Document

4 Reasons You Need a Game Design Document

Whether you’re working alone or in a group, the most important thing to have on hand is documentation. Enter the game design document (GDD). If you’ve been a part of any game development group, at some point you’ll run into a discussion about whether...
5 Ways to Beat the Green-eyed Monster – Envy

5 Ways to Beat the Green-eyed Monster – Envy

As an indie developer, it’s almost impossible NOT to compare yourself with others. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t do it within my own NYC circle and among game developer friends in other parts of the world. I think the worst was when we launched our...
Were Retro Games Really that Great?

Were Retro Games Really that Great?

When you take a look at Steam, you’ll notice a plethora of 8- and 16-bit inspired games. Many try to recapture the essence of games like the original Ninja Gaiden, Contra and, of course, Super Mario Brothers. There’s a strong sense of nostalgia in the...