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Jan
18
Game launch success: treat your release like hosting a holiday feast

Game launch success: treat your release like hosting a holiday feast

Your game's release is a big deal! You should be preparing for it for months in advance. Unfortunately, many indie
9 min read
Jan
03
Witchmore direction discussion: let's go to (bullet) hell

Witchmore direction discussion: let's go to (bullet) hell

Let's start the year off strong by solidifying the direction of my upcoming game Witchmore on this episode of Make
11 min read
Dec
14
How to feel GOOD about your unfinished games

How to feel GOOD about your unfinished games

Are you like me, where you have folders of unfinished games? Do you feel bad about not finishing them? Well
7 min read
Nov
23
The appeal of making an auto shoot 'em up game like Vampire Survivors

The appeal of making an auto shoot 'em up game like Vampire Survivors

Vampire Survivors is the leader of a new breed of auto shoot 'em up arena games. Hundreds of developers small
8 min read
Nov
03
How to handle the DEATH of a platform? Steam? Twitter??

How to handle the death of a platform (for example: Twitter)

5 ways to handle a platform becoming unstable.
7 min read
Oct
12
Scratch your itch with ChuyPlays

Scratch your itch with ChuyPlays

Let's talk about game development, how it relates to food, and scratching your creative itch with ChuyPlays – all this and
1 min read
Sep
20
Making Airships: Conquer the Skies with David Stark

Making Airships: Conquer the Skies with David Stark

Welcome to Make the Game – my name is Matt Hackett; thanks so much for being here. We are now 10
1 min read
Sep
06
My next game is called Witchmore

My next game is called Witchmore

Finally. Books and podcasts are cool but it's time to make a video game. Let's talk about: 1. The game
5 min read
Aug
30
Making your first game with ChuyPlays

Making your first game with ChuyPlays

Today we're talking with Chuy, a multi-talented podcaster and content creator who is starting to make his very first video
1 min read
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