Scaling characters in 2D adventure games (TWIL)

http://pixelatorapp.com/
Pixelator is a smart software to convert images into pixel art sprites

https://twitter.com/i/moments/964634343166631943
Gamedev tricks

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IPUMhchJmaYXeLjJJ9pW-fr8Y5-pasWR1Af_AFnta2w/edit#gid=0
Awesome Game Design Videos – Curated by Black Shell Media

Every week I read a bunch of articles, watch videos, chat with people, discover new websites, tools, games, books and then some. This amounts to a lot of new information to absorb. So I figured why not write it down and make a summary every now and then to keep track of it all? That’s This Week I Learned (TWIL) in a nutshell.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1fAgVk_1LK6f_ahOTxXU-pvrANyPtlIyhNaruKSd_7oo/edit#gid=0
Making Moves:  Video Game Indie Dev Articles

http://www.valuewalk.com/2017/09/80-tools-startups-entrepreneurs-grow-business-infographic/
80+ Tools For Startups & Entrepreneurs To Grow Their Business

http://captchart.tumblr.com/
CAPTCHA as an art form

http://www.groebelsloot.com/2015/12/24/pathfinding-part-1/
Pathfinding in 2D adventure games

http://www.groebelsloot.com/2017/01/16/scaling-actors/
Scaling characters in 2D adventure games

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mere-exposure_effect
psychological phenomenon by which people tend to develop a preference for things merely because they are familiar with them

https://myanimelist.net/featured/1541/Top_15_Best_RPG_Anime_That_Prove_The_Genre_is_Real
RPG anime – genre where characters find themselves in a videogame (eg. Overlord)

https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2017/10/10/valve-the-making-of-the-orange-box/#more-483743
How Valve made the Orange Box | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

http://inspirehep.net/record/1344208/plots
Visualizing Interstellar’s Wormhole – INSPIRE-HEP

https://hackernoon.com/entrepreneurships-100-rules-29ee86829c0
Entrepreneurship’s 100 Rules – Hacker Noon

https://phys.org/news/2013-09-scientists-never-before-seen.html
“photons interact with each other so strongly that they begin to act as though they have mass, and they bind together to form molecules”

http://paulgraham.com/ds.html
Do Things that Don’t Scale

https://bookofbadarguments.com/
An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments – read for free online

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jop-fO-yHx4
10 Ways to Be More Productive in 2018

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/1205:_Is_It_Worth_the_Time%3F
Is It Worth the Time?

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd_lJ4zSp9wZDNyeKCWUstg
Ask Gamedev – Youtube channel

http://gameofthrones.wikia.com/wiki/Title_sequence
There is wiki page for the Game of Thrones intro xD

https://www.howtogeek.com/288946/how-to-stop-websites-from-asking-to-show-notifications/
How to disable those annoying notifications

https://twitter.com/AdriaandeJongh/status/967041070814154753
How do you determine the scale of your game’s interface?

https://www.crazyegg.com/blog/conversion-rate-optimization-case-studies/
Conversion Rate Optimization Case Studies

https://www.twitteraudit.com/
How many of your followers are real?

https://www.shadertoy.com/view/4dSfRc
Raymarching tutorial shader – shader tutorial written in shader! Yo dawg.

 

Hungry for more links? Checkout these:

Eyeballs on Mars and Gamedev channels on Youtube

Artificial gravity on ISS and TV for Dogs

50 Things That Made the Modern Economy and Bacon

Enjoy.

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