In 1987, my older sister went to college. A few months later, she came to visit with her new boyfriend, Tom. He was a graphics art major and interested in computer programming. Tom had coded the beginnings of a text based computer game titled “Thaze Maze”. While it was little more than a series of…
Open Game Art Bundle: Humble Bundle meets Kickstarter – Pay want you want and if enough cash is raised all game assets (music, sprites, game code) are released into the public domain. This campaign was completed months ago but I would love to see more of this.
There’s a lot of writing about game design in both theory and practice, but what most of it boils down to is that the opportunity to make meaningful decisions on a regular basis is fun. – Alexander Williams I think that more game developers need to understand this. (Source)
Great postmortem on Cosmos — Infinite Space: In just over seven weeks, I went from not knowing the first thing about making games to having published a complete, viable game on the App Store for two platforms. How Apple TV Turned Me Into a Game Developer