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Aug
16
Making Midautumn with Sherveen Uduwana

Making Midautumn with Sherveen Uduwana

Welcome to Make the Game – my name is Matt Hackett. Come hang out with me and Sherveen as we chat
1 min read
Aug
02
Announcing Making Big Indie Games

Announcing Making Big Indie Games

An advanced guide for indie game developers who are ready for the next level. Watch the 57-second launch trailer to
1 min read
Jul
19
From Quake mods to game director with Jon Hackett (part 2)

From Quake mods to game director with Jon Hackett (part 2)

Catch up on part 1 then dive into the second half of my talk with Jon Hackett, 3D artist and
1 min read
Jul
12
From Quake mods to game director with Jon Hackett

From Quake mods to game director with Jon Hackett

Grab your headphones! It's Make the Game's very first interview, with my own older brother Jon Hackett. This is a
1 min read
Jun
21
How limitations set you free with Matt Hackett

How limitations set you free

Can I be honest with you? I've over-scoped again. Again! Let me explain. As you hopefully know already I launched
2 min read
Jun
02
5 ways to take your creative side seriously right now

5 ways to take your creative side seriously right now

I believe that everyone is creative. Somewhere deep down inside of us, we all have unique, fascinating things to share
10 min read
May
18
Make the Game: Unlock your game's hidden potential with a saturation analysis

Make the Game: Unlock your game's hidden potential with a saturation analysis

Let's talk about a saturation analysis, which is a tool you can use on your game design to see what
1 min read
May
11
Make the Game: Building a career's worth of games industry knowledge

Make the Game: Building a career's worth of games industry knowledge

In this first episode of my new podcast Make the Game, let's start by discussing some of my favorite places
1 min read
May
10
Announcing Make the Game

Announcing Make the Game

Good news for ears! Today I'm launching my new podcast Make the Game with Matt Hackett. The first two episodes
2 min read
Apr
19
7 tips from 7 days of game dev for 7 Day Roguelike

7 tips from 7 days of game dev for 7 Day Roguelike

In one week I made a roguelike for 7 Day Roguelike, a yearly game jam. My entry is called Witchy
9 min read