Ads make your games trashy, so here are some alternatives:

Let me tell you about ads. They suck. Nobody likes ads. We all use adblockers now, right? I understand that doesn’t work in apps or games yet, but I fully expect someone to figure it out in the future. But ads do make money. Flappy Bird reportedly made $50,000 a day from ads. I made Continue reading Ads make your games trashy, so here are some alternatives:

Stop Telling New Game Designers (and Devs) to “Climb The Ladder”

Any social site where people talk about game design or game development will always have this one question frequently asked: “I have a lot of ideas for games but I don’t know how to program and I’m not good at art. How do I get into game design? My favorite game designers are X, Y, Continue reading Stop Telling New Game Designers (and Devs) to “Climb The Ladder”

Consistency is the most important part of your career.

People are going to forget about you. They’re going to forget about your games, your art, your programming, and you. Pretty terrifying right? No one wants to hear that. Sorry for being so harsh, but you’re not doing anything to remind them who you are. That’s why you need to be consistent. Consistency is the Continue reading Consistency is the most important part of your career.

The one thing that will save your gamedev career from certain failure.

This is a long post, so here are some important sections you can skip to: Why you need to be making money now. Why you need to get a day job. How to get a day job. How to make money playing video games. Download the FREE PDF of this article. You gotta eat. You Continue reading The one thing that will save your gamedev career from certain failure.