The careful design of Cave Story

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Widely considered a timeless classic, Cave Story cemented itself in indie game history. This article studies various aspects of the game and takes a closer look at the detail and intent put into its masterful design. ...

DevOps in game dev: The beginning

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"The typical example of DevOps is the automation of builds and deployments of websites or software. The philosophy is broader, however. It's taking the same design approach to processes as one would to develop a game." ...

Road to the IGF: Speelbaars' Lumini

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"The soundtrack is fully dynamic. The music changes in each environment and when the characters are in danger. It triggers emotions and tells stories in interesting areas." ...

Blog: Better game stories in one step

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"Game developers already consider the various types of player motivation they want to tap into when designing gameplay; the next step is considering how to align the story with it as well." ...