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Running a simple game using Pygame

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How to do it... Imports: First we will import the required Pygame modules. If Pygame is installed properly, we should get no errors: import pygame, sys from...
design UI in Unity

Designing UIs in Unity: What you should know

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Imagine a watch without a watch face to indicate the time. An interface provides important information to us, such as time, so that we...
games

Implementing Unity 2017 Game Audio [Tutorial]

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Background music and audio effects play a big role in determining any game's success or failure. Creating engaging game audio, importing audio from other...

Minecraft Bedrock beta 1.9.0.3 is out with experimental scripting API!

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Minecraft team released Minecraft Bedrock beta 1.9.0.3 last week. The latest release explores new feature such as scripting API, along with minor changes and...

Following Epic Games, Ubisoft joins Blender Development fund; adopts Blender as its main DCC...

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Yesterday, Ubisoft Animation Studio (UAS) announced that they will fund the development of Blender as a corporate Gold member through the Blender Foundation’s Development...
animation

Japanese Anime studio Khara is switching its primary 3D CG tools to Blender

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Popular Japanese animation studio Khara, announced on Friday that it will be moving to open source 3D software Blender as its primary 3D CG...

Flash 10 Multiplayer Game: Introduction to Lobby and Room Management

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(For more resources on Flash and Games, see here.) A lobby, in a multiplayer game, is where people hang around before they go into a...

Unreal Engine 4.20 released with focus on mobile and immersive (AR/VR/MR) devices

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Following the release of Unreal Engine 4.19 this April, Epic games have launched the Unreal Engine 4.20. This major update focuses on enhancing scalability...

HTML5 Games Development: Using Local Storage to Store Game Data

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  (For more resources on this subject, see here.)   The following screenshot shows the final result we will create through this article. So, let's get on...

Introducing SCRIPT-8, an 8-bit JavaScript-based fantasy computer to make retro-looking games

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Adding to the list of several fantasy consoles/computers is the newly-introduced SCRIPT-8, written by Gabriel Florit, a graphics reporter at the Washington Post who...

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Why should you use Unreal Engine 4 to build Augmented and...

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This is an exciting time to be a game developer. New technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are here and growing...

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