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#**Today's thread: [Screenshot Saturday \#359](https://www.reddit.com/r/gamedev/comments/7k4ys8/screenshot_saturday_359_crystal_clear/)** -...

60 points, 18 comments

Daily Discussion Thread & Sub Rules - December 2017 (New to /r/gamedev? Start here)

# What is this thread? A place for /r/gamedev redditors to politely discuss random gamedev topics, share what they did for the day, ask a qu...

20 points, 95 comments

How Metal Gear Solid V renders a frame.

399 points, 26 comments

Is your game streamer-friendly? Minor tweaks can make a big difference.

I've seen too many game developers make the same trivial mistakes when releasing a game they intend to be streamable. Streamers will in some...

78 points, 8 comments

Free Low Poly Christmas Pack! ENJOY and Merry Christmas Everyone!

Hey guys! Posted pack on my [**Twitter**](https://twitter.com/JPrinslooS) aswell, make sure to follow and share if viewing or downloading th...

238 points, 18 comments

Screenshot Saturday #359 - Crystal Clear

Share your progress since last time in a form of screenshots, animations and videos. Tell us all about your project and make us interested! ...

11 points, 6 comments

If you haven't tried HacknPlan, you should.

I've always strugged with project management in my personal (solo) projects. Up to this point I've always just made a few lists of things i...

78 points, 30 comments

Blended Normals, or Soft Flat Shading - Unity Shaders

A couple things recently clicked together for me, so I wrote a little blog post about it! I really don't like normal flat shading visually, ...

3 points, 0 comments

Matrices are a bit confusing.

Hi, I'm currently creating a game for a university assignment, and I'm having to use a lot of matrices to move objects around on the screen...

2 points, 5 comments

GameMaker Studio dev looking for another good engine

Hello i have used GameMaker Studio for a while now and made some prototypes, i want to try other engines aswell. I am learning to code and ...

12 points, 7 comments

Any tips for starting a Kickstarter for a free game?

Hello, /r/gamedev! Do you have any tips for starting a video game Kickstarter where the gamedevs would release their game for free? Do you k...

2 points, 0 comments

Book entered public domain but what about translations?

Let's say there is a French book that entered public domain in the 80s. I would like to make game out of it but I don't speak French. There ...

1 points, 0 comments

Font for style of game

Hi, I've been having a lot of trouble finding a good font for this type of menu https://pasteboard.co/GYrDCQ5.png This is how the game look...

1 points, 0 comments

Question for programmers/devs: Did learning how to code/program games make you lose interest in them (as a hobby).

I want to become a game developer/programmer but I fear I will lose interest in videogames as I learn the procedure behind making games. Did...

8 points, 23 comments

How much difficulty do graphics add to making games?

I'm just curious and don't know much about making games. I'm asking because I'm wondering if it'd be possible for a small team of people to ...

1 points, 1 comments

2D gameart tutorial - making swords in vectors

http://www.2dgameartguru.com/2017/12/slicing-and-dicing-designing-basic-game.html Here is another basics tutorial on creating your own game...

62 points, 5 comments

What's the state of crunch for indie developers?

For the non-indie game studios that dispense AA+ games, crunch times are definitely a nightmare but I've never really known what the state o...

2 points, 0 comments

For anyone out there using Godot, are there any good templates worth starting from rather than starting from scratch?

I don't overly enjoy setting up the beginning of a new game so I was wondering if there were any good templates for quickstarting new concep...

5 points, 3 comments

Where can we find game translators? (especially Chinese)

I'd like to experiment with some game text localization, starting with German and Chinese. I thought this would be fairly straightforward ba...

12 points, 8 comments

Question: As someone with no code/programming experience what's the best and beginner level way to begin programming games?

I have limited or no knowledge of coding or programming. Don't even know if it's the same but where did you guys start? Is Keno OS/kit a goo...

4 points, 9 comments