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  • Postmortem from Regolith Games’ "KrissX"
  • 16/07/2010

    Andrew Docking of Regolith Games gives a detailed post mortem of his game KrissX.

  • How to stay motivated programming a game
  • 14/07/2010

    Indie games veteran Cliff Harris (Cliffski) gives some insight on staying motivated while programming your indie game"Most indie games fail.

  • "Indie Fund" is live!
  • 08/07/2010

    Looks like the ace Indie Fund business angel service for Indies started by Jonathan Blow, Kyle Gabler, Aaron Isaksen, Kellee Santiago, Nathan Vella and Matthew Wegner is now open for business!Indie Fund is a funding source for independent developers, created by a group of successful Indies looking to encourage the next wave of game developers.

  • IGF Submissions Now Open
  • 05/07/2010

    Submissions are now being accepted for the 2011 Independent Games Festival, being held at GDC 2011 in San Francisco next March.

  • Add Blender to your toolbox!
  • 30/06/2010

    Blender is a free, open source 3D modelling, texturing, animation and rendering package.

  • Add sfxr to your toolbox!
  • 29/06/2010

    Sfxr is a music tool designed to quickly generate 8-bit sound effect for your retro games or as placeholders for your slightly less 8-bit games.

  • Real-time hair simulation for games
  • 22/06/2010

    Are your games suffering from helmet hair? Do you need a better solution to turn that lump of not-so-mane-like brown into golden flowing locks? We could have the answer you’re looking for.

  • Designer and Developer MicroBlogging Site
  • 22/06/2010

    Got something to share but don't like writing huge blog posts, or don't think a traditional blog quite gives you the right tools?Look no further.

  • UI for increased immersion in FPS games
  • 21/06/2010

    A good user interface can make all the difference.

  • GamerBytes in depth look at XBLA sales
  • 21/06/2010

    GamerBytes posted a great in-depth look at the May 2010 sales on Xbox Live Arcade.