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The White Nights Conference – Meeting the Industry in the Beautiful City of Prague

From February 13 -14 Prague opened its doors to the gaming industry, setting the stage for various meet-ups, talks, panels, workshops and its Indie...
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The Game Makers: Inside Story

How do creators approach story in video games today? Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has published a ten videos long documentary on YouTube with very...

How to approach art in games

Ubisoft's art director Rasmus Poulsen on visual design, inspirations and how art affects the gameplay.   A game's artstyle contribuites heavily to its overall impression. And...
National Videogame Foundation

How to fund a National Videogame Foundation

Foundation CEO Iain Simons tells the story behind the creation of the UK's cultural repository for video games.   How can a group dedicated to video...
Fig

Fig opens $500k funding for successfull campaigns

Every developer with a successfull campaign and at least 1000 backers can receive a minimum of $20,000 in additional fundings.   Crowdfunding firm Fig has established...
Quo Vadis 2016

Quo Vadis Daily Video Recap of 2016’s Talks and Panels: #69 “Closing Panel –...

You missed out on Quo Vadis 2016 or simply want to refresh your memory of last April’s topics? Then our daily video recap is...

How to create an enemy that can suprise you?

In a blogpost, a game developer shares thoughts and inspirations for really challanging boss fights.   The demand for difficult real time games has never been...
Nefarious

Nefarious – Boss fights from the bad guys perspective

When the player is the villain, all boss fights have to be reversed. This leads to interesting experiments with game mechanics.   For its debut title,...

Valve created AI to detect and ban cheaters in Counter Strike

In its war against cheaters, Valve decided to use an AI to detect unfair advantages.   There are few things as frustrating as meeting a cheater...
BIU Academy

BIU Academy Online Seminar on February 21 – Topic: “Crowdfunding”

In 2017 the BIU will again offer a wide selection of online seminars, going into the second round on February 21. For further information...