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The simplest, most helpful advice for creating your first game ever: Build, test and learn

I’ve been working on a minigame for testing one’s touch-typing skills as part of a larger training software. When I’m not working on that, I am mostly researching on how to approach game development from a practical indie developer point-of-view, during which I come across blogs, articles, Quora topics and Youtube videos about game development. 684 more words

Game-development

Byzantine Empire: Justinian and Theodora I - From Swineherd to...

Byzantine Empire: Justinian and Theodora I – From Swineherd to Emperor – Extra History

How did a lowly swineherd’s nephew rise to become one of Eastern Rome’s most illustrious emperors?

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Recommendation: Side Quest (playlist)

For those familiar with the video game-centric channel Extra Credits, you’ve probably seen the new series of videos they’ve been uploading for the past few weeks. 254 more words

Video Games

Zulu Empire - Lies - Extra History From pronunciation issues to...

Zulu Empire – Lies – Extra History

From pronunciation issues to flag errors (but at least we did it on purpose this time!), it’s important to take a moment to look back over the series and remind ourselves that no historian is perfect, and you should always question what you are told.

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(Metal Gear Solid 5) Micro-transactions, a necessary evil?

Lets talk micro-transactions in video games! I Can’t think of a better topic to begin my blog off with.

It seems in this day and age micro-transactions can’t be avoided in gaming. 1,145 more words

Africa: Zulu Empire IV - Last Stands and Changing Fortunes -...

Africa: Zulu Empire IV – Last Stands and Changing Fortunes – Extra History

Lord Chelmsford, the British officer who commanded during the Anglo-Zulu War, vastly underestimated the power and aggression of the Zulu people.

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The Extra Credit Guys take on Dark Souls

If you read my review for Dark Souls, then you know i haven beat the game yet. Well, i’ve been trying to fix this by playing the crap out of the game for the past few days (as of right now i’m at level 60 and am about to take on the Anor Londo boss) Well it seems that Daniel Floyd the voice from Extra Crdits is right there with me, and he and James Portnow (the shows writer) have gotten together and have started a new show: Side Quest. 96 more words

Games