Latest Gamefilter Posts
January 16, 2015
"Wish you could make games but have no idea how you'd get started? Have you never coded a day in your life and feel overwhelmed trying to teach yourself? Can't draw anything beyond stick figures? Overwhelmed and don't know what questions to even ask? You're in luck! Sortingh.at is a tool that will give you personalized resources to help you get started making your first game, custom tailored to what you're actually making. "
January 8, 2015
The 17th Annual Independent Games Festival has announced its list of main competition finalists including (in several categories) This War of Mine, created by a team including MefightClub's hat_eater.
January 6, 2015
Roll20 is a new, Kickstarted, freemium virtual gaming tabletop for organizing and playing D&D online (any edition), Pathfinder, Shadowrun, Savage Worlds, FATE, indie RPGs, and other tabletop games that 'brings pen and paper gaming to the web the right way'. HTML5-based and runs in-browser, so no downloads or plugins or other cruft.
November 19, 2014
What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy? In 2013, Greenheart games released Game Dev Tycoon and then immediately uploaded a cracked version of the game themselves to teh torrentz. Hilarity, as they say, ensued.
November 13, 2014
October 24, 2014
Why everything and nothing is killing the game industry Ste Curran's (of Agency and One Life Left) talk from GDC Europe 2014.
October 15, 2014
"What if, wrote Jenn Frank, there was a computer game that involved a sexy character shopping for a bra but ended with her crying softly because she could not find one that fitted.
"Everyone thought I was kidding," Ms Frank told the BBC. "I thought I was kidding, and then two hours later I was building a website for it.""
October 3, 2014
In the continuing saga that is #GamerGate, Intel today pulled its ads from Gamasutra under pressure from activists involved in Operation Disrespectful Nod.
BoingBoing: Intel pulls ads at site critical of #GamerGate
Verge: Intel buckles to anti-feminist campaign by pulling ads from gaming site
Slate: GamerGate Fights Corruption in Journalism By Encouraging Corruption in Journalism
October 1, 2014
Lars Doucet, one of the developers of Defender's Quest, on how recent changes to Steam are a good thing for game makers.