Tag Archives: industry

Deciding to Decide DeKalb

Since I don’t nearly have enough things going on in my life, yesterday the DeKalb County Commission appointed me to the board of our county economic development authority, Decide DeKalb. For those of you who have not been following DeKalb County politics, the county has been hit with a number of corruption scandals, including convictions […]

Warren Spector to Keynote SIEGE

We announced today that Warren Spector would be one of our SIEGE keynote speakers this year, and that announcement got us a fair amount of attention. Warren has earned a great deal of acclaim for his work on computer games like Deus Ex and his role as an innovator in game education. However, I still […]

What You Should Know to Make Games, Part 2

Our last article discussed the basic skills you should develop. This week we discuss the more specific tasks game developers do on a regular basis. The earlier you try these, the better. Playtest something. There are lots of open beta tests going on these days, and many companies provide special testing opportunities to fans who […]

What You Should Know to Make Games, Part 1

It looks like all those college game degrees are starting to gain some respect from the industry. Students are now graduating from some of these programs and making immediate marks on the industry, with Portal being only the most obvious example. With that many students in these programs, you need to stand out from the […]