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  1. Audio

    1. Music and Sound FX

      The artistic side of creating game music and sound effects.

      Moderator: nsmadsen
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  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
      13922
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    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
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    3. Games Business and Law

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

      Moderator: monalaw
      42486
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  3. Game Design

    1. Game Design and Theory

      Game design discussion.

      Moderator: Tom Sloper, riuthamus
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    2. Writing for Games

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

      Moderator: jbadams, nsmadsen
      26770
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  4. Programming

    1. Artificial Intelligence

      All aspects of AI programming and theory.

      Moderator: IADaveMark
      47319
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    2. Engines and Middleware

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

      Moderator: Kylotan, Hodgman
      52833
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    3. 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 Switch, XBox, Playstation or other consoles.

      Moderator: ApochPiQ, swiftcoder, frob
      994679
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    4. Graphics and GPU Programming

      All aspects of 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
      785681
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    5. Math and Physics

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

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    6. Networking and Multiplayer

      Multiplayer programming and networking in games.

      Moderator: hplus0603
      64531
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  5. Visual Arts

    1. 2D and 3D Art

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

      Moderator: riuthamus
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  6. Community

    1. GameDev Challenges

      Participate in friendly GameDev Challenges and expand your skills in game development.

      Moderator: Admin, Moderator, Senior Moderator
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    2. GDNet+ Member Forum

      Forum available to all GDNet+ members.

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    3. 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: Admin, Moderator, Staff, Senior Moderator
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    4. 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: Admin, Moderator, Staff, Senior Moderator
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    5. 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
      3394
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    6. Your Announcements

      Welcome to Your Announcements

      While the Your Announcements forum is here, GameDev.net offers additional ways to get the word out.

      News - Do you have a tool, library, art, asset pack, or something else that would be of interest to developers? Then submit it to our news channel at https://www.gamedev.net/news/?do=form

      Projects - Use GameDev.net Projects to showcase, make announcements, and more for your project and development team. Learn more at https://www.gamedev.net/projects/about.

      Use Your Announcements to 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 - but we still recommend using GameDev.net Projects!

      Moderator: jbadams
      67730
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    7. 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
      4574
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    8. Indie Showcase

      PLEASE README BEFORE POSTING

      While the Indie Showcase forum is here, we encourage all developers to use GameDev.net's Projects area where you can showcase your projects, make announcements, integrate your development blog, and more for your projects and development team.

      Learn more at https://www.gamedev.net/projects/about.

       

      Moderator: Moderator, Staff, Senior Moderator
      4011
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    9. 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.

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  7. Affiliates

    1. NeHe Productions

      Everything OpenGL.

      Looking for lesson source code?

      All NeHe lesson source code is now on GitHub at https://github.com/gamedev-net/nehe-opengl.

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    2. AngelCode

      Game development and more...

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  8. Topical

    1. Virtual and Augmented Reality

      Topics about developing virtual and augmented reality experiences.

      220
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    2. News

      DO NOT POST YOUR NEWS HERE.

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

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

       

      Moderator: khawk
      546
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  9. Workshops

    1. C# Workshop

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

      3
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    2. CPP Workshop

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

      1513
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    3. Freehand Drawing Workshop

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

      422
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    4. Hands-On Interactive Game Development

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

      2106
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    5. SICP Workshop

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

      329
      posts
    6. XNA 4.0 Workshop

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

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  11. Group Forums

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    2. For Beginners Forum

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

      Moderator: Admin, Moderator, Staff, Senior Moderator
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