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From blank page to game design in 7 steps

Here’s how to go from a blank page to a game design in 7 steps. They might seem simple, but they are effective. Pick your theme and genre. Know your “Audience”: Who are you making your game for? Define the fun: What fantasy are you delivering? What are the fun experiences a player wants to […]

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Game Review Meetings: Don’t Push the Big Red Button!

Every game maker will eventually find themselves in a game review meeting or a game design review meeting. If you’re fortunate, the people doing the reviewing have enough experience to actually help you improve your game. Often though, you’ll likely be presenting to people without game making experience, who for various reasons, are in charge […]

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No surprises here – Game renters don't buy the games they rent

Magid Associates confirmed through a study that when a gamer rents a video game, it’s unlikely they’ll buy it afterwards. Their data shows that less than 1 in 10 gamers buy a game after they rent it and then those people only buy 1 game for every 10 they rent. Some might say this is […]

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