Game Design: Writing Engaging Protagonists and Antagonists

Game Design: Writing Engaging Protagonists and Antagonists

You can access the full course here: Explore Storytelling for Games The Protagonist In this lesson, we’re going to be going over the protagonist. In storytelling– in movies, books, games, pretty much every storytelling narrative has a protagonist. Who is the protagonist? The main character of a story In video games, you normally play as the protagonist. The more story-focused a game is, … Read more

What is Programming? Learning Programming for Beginners

What is Programming? Learning Programming for Beginners

What is programming? In this post, we’re going to explore just that and demystify not only why programming has become a hot topic in the modern world, but how you can learn it. Everywhere from retail businesses to high-end agencies like NASA have become reliant on programming to some degree, so understanding this fascinating industry … Read more

What is Game Design: The Creative Side of Development

What is Game Design: The Creative Side of Development

Over the course of this article, we’re going to introduce you to the topic of game design and help you understand both the technical and career aspects available to game designers. Game design is not only a foundation of every single video game, but a fascinating topic that involves a lot of different facets you … Read more

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

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

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 Levels: Level Design for Open World Games

How to Make Levels: Level Design for Open World Games

You can access the full course here: Level Design for Beginners Open World Design Unlike linear levels, open world games pose unique challenges when designing levels as it is inherently “open” to the player. They have the freedom to go wherever they want. We need to figure out how we can have control over the player’s progression through … Read more