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A blog dedicated to helping indie game makers learn how to make and sell indie video games.

Top 5 Isometric Games

To compensate this visual experience loss, many gamedev companies rely on an isometric view featuring 2D models with hand-crafted environments and beautifully sculpted scenery. TOP 5 ISOMETRIC GAMESOn the cusp of the 21st century, the game...

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What are RTS Games?

RTS games are not only about pure mathematics but they value players’ personal skill, reflex and a smart use of opportunities. WHAT ARE RTS GAMES?In a recent discussion with students in our game design course, we were debating about the reasons...

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Best-Selling Space Video Games

A well-designed space game should always evoke in a player a feeling of “being lost” and becoming a pioneer who is meant to take first steps in a distant and unknown world. 5 BEST-SELLING SPACE VIDEO GAMES Video games provide us not only with a way for entertainment,...

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Most Prestigious Indie Game Awards

Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.  -William Pollard MOST PRESTIGIOUS INDIE GAME AWARDS Recently, we were asked by one of...

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Best FPS (First Person Shooter Games)

“You are no more armed because you a wearing a pistol than you are a musician because you own a guitar”; -Jeff Cooper BEST FPS's (FIRST PERSON SHOOTER GAMES)Recently, we were asked by a student in our online video game design school, what some...

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What Skills are Required to be an Indie Game Maker

“Necessity may be the mother of invention, but ingenuity is the bombshell of success”  -Phillip Gary Smith WHAT SKILLS ARE REQUIRED TO BE AN INDIE GAME MAKER Many people enroll in our online video game school because they want to be indie game makers. Indie game...

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Advice for Beginners in RPG Maker

Think about what do you want to achieve with your story and how much of information you really want to provide your players with, not to bore them but to hook them. ADVICE FOR BEGINNERS IN RPG MAKER Many indie game developers decide to craft their first games using...

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Best Fantasy RPGs

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”  -Albert Einstein BEST FANTASY RPGsA student in our online game development...

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Cost of Making an Indie Game

It takes a lot of effort, commitment, skills and most of all, resources to release a successful video game. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO MAKE AN INDIE VIDEO GAME? We were recently asked by a student in our online video game school about the costs associated with making an...

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