Game Development Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for professional and independent game developers

Most popular questions

409 How can I effectively manage a hobby game project? 2010-07-14T19:41:10.160

311 Where can I find free sprites and images? 2010-07-14T19:21:07.323

290 What are good games to "earn your wings" with? 2010-07-21T13:28:03.720

271 How can I find an optimum set of colors for 10 players? 2012-12-29T22:25:30.880

263 Game development Blogs 2010-08-25T19:10:41.297

245 When should I use a fixed or variable time step? 2010-07-26T11:36:03.070

213 How to prevent the "Too awesome to use" syndrome 2013-05-15T15:06:26.683

196 How can I store game metadata in a .png file? 2014-04-01T00:37:11.577

186 How does a single non-artistic programmer make a game? 2011-05-16T03:40:14.480

177 How do you prevent inflation in a virtual economy? 2010-07-22T03:56:38.367

163 How did LoZ: A Link to the Past handle sub-tile collisions? 2011-02-09T15:20:09.550

158 What math should all game programmers know? 2010-08-02T19:04:56.157

157 What is the role of "systems" in a component-based entity architecture? 2012-07-01T17:17:55.003

156 Why is it so bad to optimize too early? 2017-05-21T23:04:17.200

150 What things should an indie game developer never do? 2010-07-19T15:16:14.317

148 Why are MVC & TDD not employed more in game architecture? 2010-09-01T00:47:19.873

148 How do I get players to say "no" when they are afraid of missing out on sidequests or XP? 2017-10-01T17:44:11.830

141 Must read game development books 2010-07-22T20:17:41.460

138 What is the point of a borderless fullscreen window? 2017-01-26T03:15:15.407

136 STL for games, yea or nay? 2010-07-14T21:55:24.630

130 How can I create borders in an open-world game that don't feel artificial? 2015-12-02T01:40:08.993

129 What are "affordances" in game design? 2016-08-18T14:34:18.553

125 Where can I find free music for my game? 2010-07-14T19:19:08.450

123 Where can I find free sounds for my game? 2010-07-14T19:17:15.397

123 How to avoid players getting lost in and/or bored by the meta game? 2016-08-23T11:50:06.500

122 What is Vulkan and how does it differ from OpenGL? 2015-03-03T20:54:07.653

121 How should I write a main game loop? 2010-07-16T23:18:28.097

121 How closely can a game legally resemble another? 2010-07-27T05:31:20.707

118 What are some programming design patterns that are useful in game development? 2010-09-29T12:37:51.513

117 Has piracy ever resulted in a developer getting shut down? 2013-04-30T08:52:15.537

116 Is it unethical to make a game AI that is secretly non-competitive? 2017-10-19T12:36:36.970

115 How do you generate tileable Perlin noise? 2012-02-10T02:58:49.573

111 Why is it so expensive to develop an MMO? 2010-07-14T19:41:52.437

111 How does entity communication work? 2010-07-22T07:01:07.500

110 How do I get started making Android games? 2010-08-31T12:47:02.983

109 How to develop RPG Damage Formulas? 2011-06-29T19:41:56.677

105 What makes a computer opponent feel alive? 2011-08-29T18:24:07.300

103 How can I create a 'flaming' effect like in Ocarina of Time's title screen? 2017-10-25T15:40:42.060

103 What are the advantages of putting cheat codes into a game? 2017-11-08T13:09:09.993

102 Good resources for learning about game architecture? 2010-07-15T14:59:15.013

102 Version control for game development - issues and solutions? 2010-07-15T17:36:06.083

100 What are some good podcasts for game developers to listen to? 2010-07-15T17:37:22.617

100 What is actually moving in an endless runner? 2017-12-04T16:05:41.577

99 Why are games built on cross-platform engines sometimes exclusive to Windows? 2017-07-09T14:26:23.803

96 What data-type should I use for in-game currency? 2012-12-21T13:42:41.147

96 How can I simulate a bad internet connection for testing purposes? 2013-08-30T08:31:06.257

92 How to deal with (bad?) player suggestions 2013-04-04T20:29:39.980

90 Free ebooks about game development 2010-07-15T03:11:46.480

88 What can I do to make sure that I have the energy to work on my game while working full-time? 2011-09-30T02:30:59.807

88 How should a one-man team do game audio? 2012-01-17T09:25:01.140

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