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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
Apr
05
Mega Man! Mega Man!

The 7 game dev resources that are SO GOOD they will change how you SPEAK

I've enjoyed thousands of excellent resources on game development over the years, but got to thinking: which ones were so
3 min read
Mar
15
A promo for How to Make a Video Game All By Yourself that shows the logo and 5 reasons to buy.

How to Make a Video Game All By Yourself is OUT NOW!

After 2 years of hard work, I'm soooooooo proud (and relieved) to announce that How to Make a Video Game
1 min read
Mar
01
A drawing of 10 squares representing different game concepts ... the 10th is a question mark.

How to decide what game to make

What game to make is a tough question. There are infinite possibilities and many of them compete in your mind because they are all so exciting. Let's discuss some ways to help you decide which project to choose.
7 min read
Feb
15
Valadria logo

Welcome to Valadria

Valadria is the new company from Matt Hackett, who you may know as 50% of Lost Decade Games. This new
1 min read