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Snowfield
By Matthew Weise

The Snowfield is an experimental project in emergent narrative set during World War I, made in eight weeks by a team of 10 student interns from Singapore and the U.S., that was featured in the Independent Games Festival 2012 Student Showcase. Project owner Matthew Weise walks us through what went right and what went wrong with their storytelling science experiment.

Game Changers
By Luke Parkes-Haskell

If you have a Steam account, you have everything you need to make your own game. Learn how to make a basic quest-driven role-playing game mod with Valve’s Source Engine.

DIY RPG
By Ben Evans

If you have a Steam account, you have everything you need to make your own game. Learn how to make a basic quest-driven role-playing game mod with Valve’s Source Engine

Test drive the unreal engine
By Sjoerd de Jong

The Unreal Engine is the tech that drives Batman: Arkham City, Borderlands 2, Mass Effect 3, the Gears of War series, and several other major games—including yours, if you’d like it to! Learn how to get started making a basic game and interactive game level in the Unreal Engine.

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The game of making games
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A guide to the industry’s most important events and organizations
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Test your developer chops and get noticed by entering game competitions
Patrick Miller
Salary Survey
Robin de Jongh
Quick and Dirty Game Art
Ira Fay
Microsoft Excel for Game Designers
Mare Sheppard
You Can Make Games!
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School Directory
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Make Games For Free
Tom Curtis and Patrick Miller
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