Category Archives: Games

Game Dev for Dummies (Part Four)

Part Four: Laser Defender There’s been quite a wait between part 3 and part 4 of my Game Dev adventures. I’m learning C programming at university so have put learning C# with Unity to one side for a while. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Game Dev for Dummies (Part 3)

Game number 3 is complete! It’s a simple Brick Breaker style game (you know the kind – control a paddle to bounce the ball and destroy bricks) but I really feel like I’ve learnt a lot throughout this. I mean, … Continue reading

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Game Dev for Dummies (Part 2)

Project number 2 of the Complete Unity Developer course was called Text 101. The aim was to create a text based adventure game quite similar to the old Zork or Colossal Cave Adventure. All the text is controlled via script … Continue reading

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Game Dev for Dummies

As a complete and utter noob, I wanted to dip my toe in the metaphorical ocean of programming before I’m pushed in at university. It had to be something fun and rewarding to keep me interested, so I chose a … Continue reading

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Develop a game about developing games in a game about developing games (made by game developers).

Confused? Game Dev Tycoon is a game dev simulator by Greenheart Games in which you build and grow your own company to make and sell games. It’s a back to basics game which feels like it would be at home … Continue reading

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Power Ups for Your Life

There’s often the view that video games are seen as a form of escapism; that they isolate you from your real life by giving you another existence and another world that has no relevance to your own. But TED speaker … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons… Get Stinking Rich!

The topic of today’s post is a remarkably simple game which is eating its way into my life one minute at a time. In fact, I’m actually watching the progress bars whizz forwards as I type out this post… I … Continue reading

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