How to Design a Game: Game Design Documents

How to Design a Game: Game Design Documents

So, you’ve got your brilliant video game idea that you just can’t wait to turn into an actual game and get into the game development process. You start searching around on the internet (something you will likely continue to do) and maybe you come across a tutorial about How to Make a Game. In it, … Read more How to Design a Game: Game Design Documents

How to Approach Narrative Game Design

How to Approach Game Narratives

One of the most difficult aspects of game design to get into is narrative design. To be frank, there just aren’t that many jobs for a narrative designer in video games compared to adjacent fields like level design, game writing, systems design, tutorial design, and so on. As a result of this, there are limited … Read more How to Approach Narrative Game Design

How to Make an HTML5 Game

how to make a html5 game

Although Flash games have departed from this world, there is still a significant demand for browser-based and cross-platform games. Whether you yourself actively play them or not, more and more games from professional and indie developers alike come out each day. This phenomenon is largely thanks to HTML5 games which have filled the gap to … Read more How to Make an HTML5 Game

Best Programming Languages for Game Development

Best Coding Languages for Game Development

So, you’re ready to start creating your very own video games.  However, there comes an important question to answer when you start: what programming language should you learn how to code? While arguably most programming languages can be used to create games, including high-level languages like Python, some choices do have more benefits than others.  … Read more Best Programming Languages for Game Development

How to Make a Game – Making Video Games from Scratch

How to Make a Game - Building Games for Beginners

How does one make a game?  Perhaps this is a sentiment you’ve thought of before as you daydreamed about your video game project that could be amazing if only you could make it reality.  Of course, you could hire a small studio to make it for you, but most people don’t have a spare $1,000+ … Read more How to Make a Game – Making Video Games from Scratch

Unity vs. Unreal – Choosing a Game Engine

Unity vs. Unreal

When learning game development, people often wonder about what the best game engine is – in fact, we’ve done a whole entire article on the matter. In terms of versatility, power, popularity, and use in the industry – there are two that most people talk about though: the Unity game engine and the Unreal Engine. Answering … Read more Unity vs. Unreal – Choosing a Game Engine

How to Playtest your Game – Game Design Tips

How to Playtest your Game - Game Design Tips

At some point during the game development and game design process, you’re going to be faced with a terrifying prospect: having to have another person experience the game that you’ve made. It’s never an easy thing to put yourself out there like that, but it’s an important step to take if you have plans to … Read more How to Playtest your Game – Game Design Tips

Low-Poly 3D Assets in Blender Tutorial

Web Class: Discover Blender for Low-Poly 3D Assets

You can access the full course here: Blender for Beginners – Craft Low-Poly Game Assets Part 1 The editor in the video for this particular lesson has been updated, please see the lesson notes below for the corrected steps. Setup Let’s go over some settings in Blender which will make using it easier. First, navigate … Read more Low-Poly 3D Assets in Blender Tutorial

Join Zenva’s #GameDev Compo – Make a Game and Win Prizes

The compo has ended! Big thanks to everyone who participated! Huge congrats to the winning entries: Stefan Neidig with Bots Jorge Noro with Oblivious Caio Marchi Gomes do Amaral with Dungeon Lurer Stay tuned for articles featuring all games + interview to Stefan. *** Hi everyone! We at Zenva are happy to announce our first … Read more Join Zenva’s #GameDev Compo – Make a Game and Win Prizes