Game Development

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Breaking Ground with Sandbox

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What makes a game? We saw that majority of the games created on the CryENGINE SDK have historically been first-person shooters containing a mix of...

Building Events

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Building a collision event system In a game such as Angry Birds, we would want to know...

Scenes and Menus

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In this article by Siddharth Shekar, author of the book Cocos2d Cross-Platform Game Development Cookbook, Second Edition, we will cover the following recipes: Adding level selection scenes Scrolling...

Introducing a new game type – top-down

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) We want to start a new little game prototype. Let's create a little top-down shooter. For...

Detailing Environments

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Applying materials As it stands, our current level looks rather... well, bland. I'd say it's missing something...

Beating Back the Horde

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) What kind of game will we be making? We are going to make one of the...

Project Setup and Modeling a Residential Project

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In this article by Scott H. MacKenzie and Adam Rendek, authors of the book ArchiCAD 19 – The Definitive Guide, we will see how...

Building your First Application with Papervision3D: Part 1

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This article covers the following: Introduction to classes and object-oriented programming Working with the document class/main application file Introduction to classes and object-oriented programming In this...

Instance and Devices

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In this article by Pawel Lapinski, the author of the book Vulkan Cookbook, we will learn how to destroy a logical device, destroy a...

Resource Manager

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Resource definitions In order to be able to define resources, we need to create a module that...

Must Read in Game Dev

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...

Interviews