Category: Game Development

Indie Developers Are Screwed

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The Increasingly Complex World of Cheating in Video Games

This article was originally published at the now-defunct Zam. Cheating is as old as gaming, but it still presents brand new problems. Gone are the days of simple cheat codes in secluded sessions between player and machine. In their place, a booming new business thrives. Companies battle in court for the right to offer cheat…




Ash Lyons of Gearbox

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Surviving Remote Work

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Anger is Optional

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Getting Started With Oculus Quest Development

This time, courtesy of our great supporters at Patreon, we’re talking about getting up and going with development for the Oculus Quest. It’s worth mentioning that Quest development is reasonably flexible with multiple viable paths to follow, so I’ll specify here that I’ll be demonstrating with Unity and Oculus’ own VR kit available for free…




Game Designer Richard Rouse III

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Legendary Game Designer David Fox

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Legends of GameDev: Clarissa Darling

Check out our gameDev podcast while you’re here! How many software developer characters in popular culture can you think of, past and present? How many game designers? How many female game designers under 18? If you have anyone left in mind at all (and the headline didn’t ruin it for you), you probably caught Clarissa…




Developer and Author Mat Bradley-Tschirgi

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