This post was originally published at Great game development tips: May 2017

GameEdition512There are many aspects involved in building a great, successful game. We’ve picked out a few posts from around the interwebs which may help you achieve your goals!

It’s all a (Game) Balancing Act

Game balance is one of the most critical things a developer can do to make sure a game is playable. Just like Goldilocks, you don’t want it to be too easy or too hard, but “just right.” This article from Antlion Audio hits many key components of balance.

5 Cost Effective Ways to Market Indie Game Apps

We turn to an article by Naman Kapur of ShepHertz where he discusses various techniques which can help you market your game without spending a fortune.

Video: 5 trailer takeaways from Flinthook

Part of your game marketing should include a good video trailer, but what should you include in your trailer? In this post by producer M. Joshua Cauller, he breaks down the trailer for a platformer game and talks about why certain elements are important.


We hope these game development topics can help you achieve success with your next game!

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This post was originally published at Great game development tips: May 2017