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Renee Gittins

Of Potions and Unicorns: An Interview with Stumbling Cat CEO Renee Gittins

While there are a number of different trajectories that could lead someone to being CEO of an independent studio,…
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Victoria Prentice

Victoria Prentice on How to Build a Career in Sound Design for…

It’s probably fair to say that some jobs in game development are perceived as more prestigious, more desireable, or…
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Techies Portrait Project Tells Stories of Underrepresented Silicon Valley Employees

Photographer Helena Price started a portrait project at the beginning of this year called Techies. She put out a…
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Dragon Age Inquisition

The 9 Questions About Romance and Sexuality in Video Game Development That…

I had the honor of attending the IGDA Romance and Sexuality SIG Roundtable last week at GDC 2016, hosted by…
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iconTracy Fullerton Receives the 2016 GDCA Ambassador Award

Jenova Chen and Kellee Santiago take the stage to present USC’s Tracy Fullerton with the 2016 GDCA Ambassador Award.…
RPG Maker

7 Ways to Make Your Own Game

Until fairly recently, amateur/home-based game designers were limited when it came to creating their own games. Outside of learning…
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GDC 2015

Women at GDC 2016

With GDC 2016 just a week away, the conference has released teaser videos of the many panels and speakers scheduled…
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iconWomen Making Games (Moore College of Art & Design, 2016)

Moore College of Art & Design recently hosted a panel discussion on “Women Making Games” with game developers Alison Carrier…

iconBioWare’s Cameron Harris on Why Editors Matter

Books, films and TV shows all have editors, and so should video games. So says BioWare editor Cameron Harris,…

An Interview with Game Audio Designer Alyssa Menes

Alyssa Menes is a composer and sound designer for video games and other media. She’s worked on games like…
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iconGame Development in the Spanish-Speaking World (IndieCade Festival 2015)

On a recent IndieCade panel, Game developers and students Jeb Alvarado, David Canela, Andrea Morales Coto, Elaine Gomez, and Edgar Serrano discuss…
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iconAmy Drobeck on Developing Creature Movement, Personality and Presentation

This GDC 2013 Animation Bootcamp session has WB Games’ Amy Drobeck outlining the process of bringing a creature/animal to…
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Excellent Resources for Women Getting into Game Design

The year is still young and full of opportunity. It’s a prime time for new beginnings and taking chances,…

Game Developer Barbie Wants to Make Your Games

Unless you have children, Barbie may have settled as a memory in the back of your mind rather than…

iconMitu Khandaker-Kokoris on Designing Games That Include Social Simulation

Social simulation is a powerful yet underappreciated game design tool. Although other aspects of game simulation have grown vastly…

Xbox Designer Kathryn Storm on Design, Process and GeekGirlCon

Working in the gaming industry is a goal for many of us, but for such a competitive field it…
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iconLooking Back at Girls Games >> IndieCade

It has been common knowledge for some 30 years that videogames tend to play to the tastes of young…
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Jennifer Hepler Talks Writing for Dragon Age and Beyond

Jennifer Hepler‘s resume is pretty impressive. She was one of the main writers of BioWare‘s Dragon Age series, she wrote…
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9 Tips for Aspiring Game Developers

So you want to make video games. Awesome! Although the path isn’t easy, it’s worth taking. Like any other…
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Tengami

iconTengami: The Art of a Folding World

Tengami is an atmospheric adventure game that takes place inside an authentically folding pop-up book world. In this GDC 2015…

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