Depth Stencil Peril

Game development is perilous but worth it. After a ridiculous amount of time spent on implementing what amounted to a simple depth stencil I figured I'd pass along a hard fought nugget of knowledge to anyone else finding themselves in the same situation. Quite simply, a depth stencil in graphics programming lingo is the use of … Continue reading Depth Stencil Peril

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Marketing Your Game – Promo Shots

I'm terrible at marketing. I'm also not very good at graphic design, which is usually an important part of marketing. Being terrible at these two things can make it pretty difficult to create any kind of wiz-bang eye-catching promotion shots when attempting to Greenlight your game and garner interest. Since I'm terrible at graphic design and Eden … Continue reading Marketing Your Game – Promo Shots

Game Editors

Today Larian Studios a company I have held deep respect for many years dropped a bombshell on the gaming community and raised the bar for future game development, they released their Game Master Mode. Other than Neverwinter Nights by Bioware, I can't think of too many games that have actively set out to release in-game … Continue reading Game Editors