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Post » Sun Apr 27, 2014 9:08 am

I work long shifts with a lot of downtime in front of a computer. To pass the time I do a lot of reading on the internet, I have gotten through a lot of the recent content on gamasutra, what I'd like from you guys is some suggested reading around the subject of game design: articles, online e-books, lecture notes.
It doesn't have to be written with game design in mind, anything that you think would benefit a designer/developer would be appreciated whatever the subject; maths, writing, history, whatever.
thanks guys.
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Post » Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:12 am

gamedev.net

This is usually where I spend a lot of my spare time.
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Post » Mon May 05, 2014 1:05 am

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Post » Mon May 05, 2014 1:12 am

I second gameDev.net. You can learn a lot strolling around those forums. What's neat is that a lot of the concepts you learn there are very easily translated to Construct and other tools.
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Post » Mon May 05, 2014 1:14 am

Also check out Kilobolt. He has same damn fin tutorials from programming games in Java. It focuses less on game design but more on the architecture side of things. Run though some of those tutorials and you'll learn a bit of Java and some high level concepts of how games work. You can use that to create a better, and more optimized code base on Construct. There's nothing better than hands on experience in my opinion. The tuts over at Kilobolt are easy to understand and written for non-programmers. That guy is also really cool and writes those for the sake of helping people. I'd really recommend checking that out as well.

http://www.kilobolt.com/
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Post » Mon May 05, 2014 5:47 am

I sometimes check out other game engine forums as well. Specifically Unity3D. They have a huge community and a very active forum. Lots of information there to absorb and forget three days later :P
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Post » Tue May 06, 2014 12:02 pm

The Casual Connect Magazine is a great resource, spanning both design and business topics: http://casualconnect.org/magazine-archive/
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Post » Thu May 08, 2014 9:29 pm

Best site to learn developement is scirra.com i guess! Good tutorials, nice community and an engine that is hella easy to use. Try i out! ;-)
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Post » Sun May 11, 2014 10:24 am

Pixel Prospector has a huge amount of useful info.

http://www.pixelprospector.com/the-big- ... me-design/
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