Monthly Archives: August 2013

Accidental Journalism: Tracking Game Industry Layoffs with GameJobWatch.com

As in any industry, layoffs in the games business are an accepted reality. Anyone working in development or production today is acutely aware of the tumultuous state of games as the dominance of consoles gives way to a touchscreen-driven order,

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Game Development: Chemistry Set of the Internet Age

Chemistry Kids

Every video game, from World of Warcraft to Tic Tac Toe, has one thing in common: they are incredibly complex orchestrations of data. Even the simplest of games, when analyzed objectively, involve intricate sequences of logic and math in order

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You Are Reading a Game Design Blog Post

You Are Reading a Game Design Blog Post
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Beyond the Straight White Dude: Why a More Diverse Game Industry Benefits All

The recent rise in promoting games developed by minorities, the LGBT community and women have brought a welcome critical eye to one of the more pervasive realities of game development: that game developers are, and for the most part have

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Battling the Backlog: Curing No-Time-to-Play-Games-Itis

Game backlog

Few things in the game world garner as much simultaneous love and disdain as Steam’s annual summer sale. On the plus side, wildly discounted prices mean any game that has remotely been on your radar is suddenly attainable. On the

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