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OpenGL API Overhead
Feb 23 2017  There are several ways to render geometry on the screen. In this article we consider how to do that effectively, measure and compare cost of rendering API calls.
- state changes (frame buffers, vertex buffers, shaders, constants, textures)
- different types of geometry instancing and compare their performance
- several practical examples of how one should optimize geometry render in projects.

Creative RSS Feed 320 articles

7 Effective Tips To Create an Engaging Game Level Design
Feb 20 2017  A good game speaks for itself; the design, game play, plot, user interface and every aspect of the game would be well-thought and planned to complement each other. There are multiple factors that have to be regulated to develop an enjoyable and engaging game, and that’s exactly what mobile game development is all about.

Business RSS Feed 436 articles

What Languages to Localize Your Steam Game Into?
Feb 16 2017  Your game is going to hit Steam and you don't even know where to start with its localization? Don't worry, we've got you covered! Here are the 7 languages (including English) you should absolutely consider localizing your game into.

Reviews RSS Feed 10 articles

[Game] [Free] Get ready to defend your ship using Guns and Magic
Apr 16 2016  Get ready to defend your ship using Guns and Magic

GameDev.net Soapbox RSS Feed 15 articles

Mr Nothings
Apr 26 2016  Sean T. Barrett AKA the infamous stb guy, was someone I first found out about nearly 5 years ago. I was doing a search for other ansi c programmers out there at the time and was looking at Ryan C. Gordon's database of interesting C projects over at icculus.org. It was on icculus that I found an enigmatic reference to something called the nothings.

GameDev.net Help 26 articles

How To Publish on GameDev.net
Feb 17 2017  Learn the process and guidelines to becoming a published author and valued contributor here on GameDev.net

Closed Articles RSS Feed 58 articles

5 Must-Ask Questions to Start A Successful Indie Project
Jan 06 2016  How to build effective relationships inside the game development team? In this article we'll analyze the features of successful indie project.