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Making a game “just for the money”

I wrote at general note about the difficulties of doing something “just for the money” and giving the advice to follow your passion. I think this goes double for making games. If you’re making a game “just for the money” chances are it’s not going to be very good. I believe the product is a […]

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Make a game players already want to play

When you set out to make a game, you only have two choices. Make a game that you want to make. Or Make a game players already want to play. I’ve done both. “NanoTek Warrior” for the Playstation 1 was the game I wanted to make. I know players didn’t already want to play it […]

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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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