That’s great! You’ll be flinging digital paint and shooting vertices, and making the game art world more beautiful as you go! But wait — a word of advice before you jump on the realtime rendering railway: you need three pieces of essential kit!
Hi, thanks for doing this Dev.Mag interview. For the record, please state your name, what you do, and your favourite pastry.
Alicia: Heya, my name is Alicia Yeargin. I’m currently a student at DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, Washington, and about to complete my Bachelor of Science in Game Design. My favorite pastry is, without a doubt, the maple donut.
While I was still deciding on a topic for this article, huge discussions (read arguments) started popping up in various game dev communities I followed, all based around the same theme: education Continue reading
There is something magical about making games: To see people enjoy your creations, interact with the AI agents like they’re real, gawk at your imagery, and yell “I just have to try that again!” when they fail, are some of the most satisfying and exciting experiences a game developer can wish for. But it can be difficult to get there, and some of the the skills that are necessary to make games can be elusive. Dev.Mag asked a few South African game developers what they thought were the most important skills that budding game developers should strive to develop.