Best RPG Tutorials – Making Role Playing Video Games

Best RPG Tutorials - Making Role Playing Video Games

One of the biggest reasons that people get into coding is to learn how to make their own games. However, every gaming genre has its own quirks and requirements to learn in order to successfully create your own game, especially when it comes to RPGs. RPGs are one of the oldest and best-known game genres, … Read more

Best Puzzle Game Tutorials – Building Games to Test the Mind

Best Puzzle Game Tutorials - Building Games to Test the Mind

Who’s not familiar with classic puzzle games like Tetris, Breakout, Snake, Minesweeper, Sudoku, or even recent ones such as Candy Crush and Baba Is You? Now imagine you coding your own version of these games. Wouldn’t that be awesome? Regardless of where your skill levels lie, puzzle games are a great game genre to explore … Read more

Best Sandbox Tutorials – A Guide to Creative Gameplay

Best Sandbox Tutorials - A Guide to Creative Gameplay

Sandbox games are a hugely popular gaming genre, giving players the freedom to explore and interact with a game world without being restricted by objectives or strict progression limits. Popularized by the endless creativity of Minecraft and similar procedurally-generated sandboxes, the genre is also a popular way for coders to test their game design skills … Read more

Best Platformer Tutorials – Master a Game Dev Staple

Best Platformer Tutorials - Master a Game Dev Staple

Out of the many different genres and subgenres within the world of videogames, platformers are perhaps the best known and most iconic. Made popular by classics like the Super Mario series and recently revitalized by the booming indie development industry, platformers are a staple of the videogame landscape – so it makes sense that aspiring … Read more

Best Roguelike Tutorials – Learning Game Dev Online

Best Roguelike Tutorials - Learning Game Dev Online

Roguelikes are not only a popular genre of videogames, but they’re one of the most interesting as well. Focusing more on replayability and randomized worlds rather than tightly-structured level design, they provide players and developers with the chance to explore a wide variety of interesting mechanics through ever-shifting game worlds. If you’re interested in creating … Read more

Best Survival Game Tutorials – Making your own Video Game

Best Survival Game Tutorials - Making your own Video Game

Survival games offer a challenging and unique niche within the gaming world, tasking players with fighting off hunger and thirst as much as fighting enemies. Survival games are also a popular genre for multiplayer gaming, giving you the thrill of working alongside your friends to survive hostile environments. Because of all this, survival games are … Read more

Best Simulation Game Tutorials – A Guide to Game Development

Best Simulation Game Tutorials - A Guide to Game Development

While it might not be the first genre that people think of when they think about videogames, simulation games are nevertheless a massively popular style of game. From life simulators like The Sims and city builders like Cities: Skylines, to hyper-realistic job simulators like the Farming Simulator series, these games allow you to step into … Read more

Best FPS Tutorials – Learn To Create A First-Person Shooter

Best FPS Tutorials - Learn To Create A First-Person Shooter

Ask someone to name a video game, and chances are they’ll come up with a first-person shooter (FPS) series like Call of Duty or Halo. The FPS has been one of gaming’s most popular genres for many years, and so it’s only natural that many budding game designers will want to try their hand at … Read more

Best Tower Defense Tutorials – Making Strategy Games

Tower defense games are one of the most popular subgenres of strategy gaming, tasking players with repelling waves of enemies by placing weapons and defensive units around a maze-like map. They offer a fun challenge with plenty of replayability thanks to the variety of different playstyles and strategies that players can deploy. As such, we’ve … Read more

A Guide to UV Mapping – Blender Tutorial

A Guide to UV Mapping - Blender Tutorial

You can access the full course here: UV Mapping in Blender for Beginners UV Mapping In this lesson, we’re going to see how to map our texture onto our object in Blender. Start with a new cube as the only object in your scene. Go to the Material tab in the Properties window and add a new material. Select its base color to be white and apply the metal texture you’ve downloaded from the course … Read more