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Using Artboards to Make Asset Creation Faster

Adobe Illustrator’s artboard feature is a powerful tool that artists and designers can use to rapidly create, preview, and iterate on 2D game assets. In this article, I’m going to briefly share how I use artboards and linked files to get things done faster while maintaining a consistent standard. This is especially useful when creating […]


3 Games that you can play at work

We’ve all been there: slow day in the office, your tasks are complete ahead of schedule and you need some distraction to help you keep stimulated so you don’t die of boredom. Or sometimes, you just need to take a quick break from the stresses of work. Video games could be the answer to your […]

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7 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Solitaire

Solitaire is an easily playable game with a minimum requirement of one player (yourself!) and a standard 52-card deck. Here are 7 trivias that you probably didn’t know about this card game!   The word solitaire comes from Latin solitarius The word’s etymology can be traced back to the Latin and French language. Solitarius comes from […]


My Life As A Game Dev Dad

“Ever since I became a father (to a wonderful 2-year-old baby girl) my world has turned upside-down so to speak.” I know that might sound cliché, but as someone who works as a home-based artist (as I needed to be at home to take care of my daughter at times) in our team here at […]


HOLD THAT LAUNCH! 6 Things to Ask Yourself Before You Hit that Publish Button

So you’ve finished that new game, congratulations! Before you think about what’s next, maybe you should first consider what to do before you actually click that “publish” button?   (Question number 1) How was your soft launch? Did you even consider soft launching first? If you’ve already done internal beta, a public soft launch will allow […]


Darkest Nightmare is Now on Closed Beta

Fight and learn what you can to survive. Welcome to your Darkest Nightmare. FEATURES: TAKE PART IN THE QUEST! Join Gerde in her mission to rebuild the Academy CREATE MAGIC SPELLS! Form runic gestures inside the magic circle to cast sorcery. CLASH WITH MONSTERS! Face kill-hungry beasts one after another. COLLECT AND REFINE! Refining lumina crystals would […]