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The Foundations Of Good Game Design - Part 2
Posted by Mark Alexander on 9 October 2015 in Tech

In part 1 of this game design foundations seriesI talked about some general design tips and attit... More »

Games
The Foundations Of Good Game Design - Part 1
Posted by Mark Alexander on 2 October 2015 in Tech

In this first article of a two part series, I'm going to go through and explain what I think are ... More »

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Game Dev Diary (Pt. 16) - Black Triangle Days
Posted by Mark Alexander on 25 September 2015 in Tech

I was complaining the other day on Twitter that I didn't have much to show for all the work that ... More »

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Procedural Music – A Viable Alternative?
Posted by Mark Alexander on 4 September 2015 in Tech

One of the hardest things for an independent developer to find when starting out is music. It's n... More »

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How To Monetise Your GameMaker Game
Posted by Mark Alexander on 28 August 2015 in Tech

We all know that GameMaker: Studiopermits just about anyone to make games and then port them to m... More »

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The Real World Of The Indie Dev Business
Posted by Mark Alexander on 21 August 2015 in Tech

While I admit that making games for a living with GameMaker: Studio is a fun and interesting way ... More »

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Game Dev Diary (Pt.15) - Sound? What sound?
Posted by Mark Alexander on 14 August 2015 in Tech

In a previous Dev Diary, I briefly touched on the tools I use when making games and as a part of ... More »

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New Extension System For 3rd Party API Support
Posted by Mark Alexander on 7 August 2015 in Tech

In the coming Early Access update support for the following 3rd party API's will be getting remov... More »

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Marketing, The Final Frontier
Posted by Mark Alexander on 31 July 2015 in Tech

It's well known that marketing is important. In fact, if you were to ask any successful dev how t... More »

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Is There Life Outside Of Google Play?
Posted by Mark Alexander on 24 July 2015 in Tech

Many people who use GameMaker: Studio to make mobile games start out with the Android module due ... More »

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Flox: Creating a Backend for GameMaker (Pt.3)
Posted by Mark Alexander on 3 July 2015 in Tech

This weeks Friday tech blog is the third (and final) tech blog written by our guest writerRyan Lo... More »

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Flox: Creating a Backend for GameMaker (Pt.2)
Posted by Mark Alexander on 26 June 2015 in Tech

This weeks Friday tech blog is the second tech blog written by our guest writerRyan Loader,and fo... More »

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Flox: Creating a Backend for GameMaker (Pt.1)
Posted by Mark Alexander on 19 June 2015 in Tech

This weeks tech blog is the first in what we hope will be a long list of tech blogs written by gu... More »

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How To Compile To Linux (Ubuntu)
Posted by Mark Alexander on 12 June 2015 in Tech

Recently, YoYoGames added the YoYo Compiler to the Linux (Ubuntu) target platform, and so we are ... More »

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Game Dev Diary (Pt.14) - Saving the Day
Posted by Mark Alexander on 5 June 2015 in Tech

I'd love to be able to continue these tech blogs indefinitely, but unfortunately I can't... I've ... More »

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