Hello. I'm a newbie game developer, i'm almost finished reading a book, and I planned that after I finish it, I will go and try to make my first full game (not like other ones, which never even got finished because of my poor planning, and programming skills).
Every time I wanted to make a game, I just got to my PC, and started writing code, without any planning or anything in mind.
And now i'm starting to realize that that's not how things go.
And so now I came here with a question: where to start? By that I mean how should I start designing my game? How do you do it?
Yes, I heard that you just need a piece of paper, a pencil, eraser, a lot of free and just go start sketching. But I want to know it little bit more in depth.
Also, I wanted to tell that i'm not going to make a console or PC game with tear dropping story line or some kind of magical gameplay mechanics. What I am going to develop is a mobile game, more specifically android game, with simple gameplay mechanics and minor or non story line. (Because I know how hard it is to make a good story line)
Thank's in advance.