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Business Game Industry Web

CD Projekt Red Has Been Hacked, But What’s the Point?

CD Projekt Red has revealed its servers were compromised in a targeted cyber attack, but even the hacker seems to acknowledge there isn’t much to accomplish.

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Business Game Development Game Industry Web

Reminder: Terraria Dev’s Google Story Is Not Unusual at All

Terraria co-creator Andrew Spinks is the latest high-profile victim of Google’s ban-first, answer-questions-never approach to creators on its platform, but the problem goes back over a decade.

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Business Game Industry Web

Opinion: Ori Director’s Potshots Are a Bad Look

A locked ResetEra post by Thomas Mahler is making the rounds because of its scathing industry commentary, and it’s not the first time he’s praised his own work by swinging at his peers.

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Game Development Productivity Web

Some Great Retro Music Tools Died With Flash. Now What?

After a history nearly as long as the internet itself, Adobe finally discontinued support for Flash after December 31, 2020. Now Flash content is actively blocked, and users are strongly encouraged to uninstall their players and plugins.

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Code Design Web

BBC Micro Bot Invites You to Learn BASIC Like It’s 1985

If you ever think about what it was like to code in the 8-bit glory days but shudder at the era’s inconveniences, Dominic Pajak created a Twitter bot you need to know about.

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Business VR Web

AR/VR Audio Lead Describes Facebook’s Approach to Productizing Research

If you’re curious about Facebook’s approach to turning research into products and shipping new technology to billions of users, AR/VR audio lead, Varun Nair, gave a presentation today that may interest you.

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Design Game Development Humor Web

#ScreenshotSaturday Fun: LowRez vibes and close-up archers

It’s that time again! Designers and developers around the globe are putting out their fine photos and GIFs for our enjoyment. Jam projects are nearing completion, demos are up for download, and someone is finally working on more sweet, sweet pro wrestling action. Let’s dig in.

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Game Development Humor Web

#ScreenshotSaturday Fun: Robots, Malls, and Bed-browsing

If you don’t know about #ScreenshotSaturday on Twitter (and elsewhere), it’s when game developers in every conceivable project phase grab a screenshot, record a video, or create a GIF of what they’re working on, so they can show it around and enjoy a few moments of recognition and valuable feedback as they gather the courage to face another week.

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Humor Podcast Web

GameDev Breakdown Podcast: Your Calls and Clips

We put out the call for topics, questions, and feedback on our new account at Swell, and you answered!

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Podcast Streams Web

Streaming and Community Management Talk with Matt Hill

When we last checked in with Matt Hill, he was growing a thriving community around his Mixer channel and optimistic about the future. Then Microsoft killed Mixer.