Forums

  1. Audio

    1. Music and Sound FX

      The artistic side of creating game music and sound effects.

      Moderator: nsmadsen
      17115
      posts
  2. Business

    1. Games Career Development

      Discuss how and where to get game industry jobs, questions about game-related education, and other game job and career development related information.

      Moderator: Tom Sloper
      12765
      posts
    2. Production and Management

      Discuss all that is involved with producing a game and managing a team of developers both onsite and remotely.

      Moderator: Tom Sloper
      1930
      posts
    3. Games Business and Law

      Discuss business and legal issues related to game development such as marketing, contracts, copyright issues, etc.

      Moderator: monalaw
      29964
      posts
  3. Game Design

    1. Game Design and Theory

      Game design discussion.

      Moderator: Tom Sloper, riuthamus
      110112
      posts
    2. Writing for Games

      Forum for creative criticism, idea exchange, and instruction in the art of writing for games.

      Moderator: jbadams, nsmadsen
      16271
      posts
  4. Programming

    1. Graphics and GPU Programming

      All aspects of non-API specific 2D and 3D graphics programming and theory. Includes questions and discussion regarding Microsoft's XNA branding, unofficial and 3rd-party libraries supporting DirectX or XNA,  Khronos' OpenGL, OpenGL ES, and Vulkan graphics APIs.

      Moderator: Promit, Brother Bob, MJP
      520248
      posts
    2. Artificial Intelligence

      All aspects of AI programming and theory.

      Moderator: InnocuousFox
      29617
      posts
    3. Math and Physics

      Discussion of math and physics, primarily as they apply to games.

      102079
      posts
    4. Networking and Multiplayer

      Multiplayer programming and networking in games.

      Moderator: hplus0603
      45474
      posts
    5. General and Gameplay Programming

      Discuss game and other programming topics not specifically covered in another forum. Includes discussion of game development related to iOS, Android, and other mobile platforms as well as questions specific to the Wii, XBox 360, PS3 or other consoles.

      Moderator: ApochPiQ, swiftcoder, frob
      618213
      posts
    6. Engines and Middleware

      For the discussion of middleware, libraries, and tools, including UE4, Unity, Lumberyard, CryEngine, SDL, Allegro, FMod, OpenAL, ODE, Ogre, CrystalSpace. Scripting languages are included (Lua, Python, UnrealScript, etc.).

      Moderator: Kylotan, Hodgman, Hiwas
      48137
      posts
  5. Visual Arts

    1. 2D and 3D Art

      From 2D to 3D, all about creating art for games.

      Moderator: riuthamus
      28209
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  6. Topical

    1. Virtual and Augmented Reality

      Topics about developing virtual and augmented reality experiences.

      91
      posts
    2. News

      This is an experimental forum.

      The News forum is intended for longer or ongoing discussion on news topics posted in the GameDev.net News. Topics here are automatically generated.

      You can submit news through the "+" link in the header menu or by going to the GameDev.net News submission page at https://www.gamedev.net/news/?do=form.

      Moderator: khawk
      142
      posts
  7. Community

    1. GDNet Lounge

      Chat about anything you feel like, but keep it mature and civil. It does not have to be about game development, but it should be about something; i.e. don't post JUST to post.

      Moderator: Administrators, Moderators, Staff, Senior Moderators
      693288
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    2. GDNet Comments, Suggestions, and Ideas

      Please let us know your thoughts, questions, and ideas for the website by creating a thread for discussion here.

      Problems should be reported through the Support system, accessible through your Profile menu.

      Thanks for your feedback!

      Moderator: Administrators, Moderators, Staff, Senior Moderators
      19363
      posts
    3. Coding Horrors

      Discuss software design issues, quirky things you've found, poor approaches to problems, code your co-workers wrote, code you yourself wrote and wondered what you were thinking, elegant problem solutions (to flip things around), design patterns, etc.

      Moderator: JTippetts
      3357
      posts
    4. Your Announcements

      Make your web site or game project known to everyone. If you're going to spam our board, this is the place to do it!

      Moderator: jbadams
      52123
      posts
    5. Hobby Project Classifieds

      Are you working on a project in your spare time and looking for people to join your team? Looking to join another team? This is the forum for you.

      Moderator: khawk, jbadams
      2020
      posts
    6. Indie Showcase

      Moderator: Moderators, Staff, Senior Moderators
      3246
      posts
    7. Article Writing

      Add your ideas for articles you'd either like to write or would love to see. This forum is inspiration central for potential contributors. Also discuss broader topic categories you'd like to see more time spent on and ideas to continue to grow our article library.

      383
      posts
    8. For Beginners

      If you are new to game development, plan on spending some time here before visiting the other forums.

      Moderator: jpetrie
      439181
      posts
  8. Affiliates

    1. NeHe Productions

      Everything OpenGL.

      13944
      posts
    2. AngelCode

      Game development and more...

      17132
      posts
  9. Workshops

    1. C# Workshop

      Dedicated forum for the accelerated 10 week C# workshop, beginning July 1st, 2007.

      0
      posts
    2. CPP Workshop

      Dedicated forum for the C++ Workshop, running from June 1st, 2006.

      1469
      posts
    3. Freehand Drawing Workshop

      How anyone can get better at art, running from October 28th, 2006.

      335
      posts
    4. Hands-On Interactive Game Development

      This series of tutorials takes a progressive, intensive, and interactive approach at learning how to develop games.

      2050
      posts
    5. SICP Workshop

      Workshop for those studying "Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs."

      308
      posts
    6. XNA 4.0 Workshop

      Accelerated 16 week XNA 4.0 Workshop beginning January 17, 2010.

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