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This Week's Standout Member Blogs
Choice And Singularity
In most modern games, choices seem to be offered in pairs. You choose the good one, or the bad one. But what if you don't like either of the ones you're given? Brandon Karratti says singularity gives you that option.
The Future Of Unity: 3.5 And Beyond
Unity announced a major set of feature updates for its game engine at its Unite conference. Dan Miller-Schroeder notes they also gave numbers for its popular Asset Store and announced its "AAA Initiative" aimed at providing support for large game projects.
A Guide For An Indie Developer For How To Find, Hire, And Work With A Freelance Artist
Drawing from his own experiences, Alexei Andreev provides a guide for indie developers that tells you how to go through the whole process of finding freelance artists, picking the best one, negotiating, and working with them.
7 Things You Should Never Say To A Game Artist
After 11 years as a game artist, Lisette Titre has learned that there are some things that are better left unsaid. These are the statements that she feels lead to ugly art, substandard game play experiences, or poor taste in general. [semi-NSFW pic inside.]
10 Things Corman Taught Me About Indie Game Development
Roger Corman was a master of making a living off low budget independent cinema, and his book "How I Made A Hundred Movies In Hollywood And Never Lost A Dime" reveals a lot of good reasons why. Devin Becker collects 10 lessons indie game developers can learn from him!