famousgarkin
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How do you prevent inflation in a virtual economy?
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What things should an indie game developer never do?
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Why is it so expensive to develop an MMO?
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What is the future of XNA in Windows 8 or how will managed games be developed in Windows 8?
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How can you put all images from a game to 1 file?
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What tools do you use for 2D art/sprite creation?
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2D graphics - why use spritesheets?
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What kind of databases are usually used in an MMORPG?
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How can I get involved with open source game projects?
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What are good JS libraries for game dev?
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How could I implement something like Minecraft's crafting grid?
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Is it reasonable to write a game engine in C?
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How can I generate Worms-style terrain?
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How'd they do it: Millions of tiles in Terraria
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How can I achieve a good fire effect with alpha blending and particles?
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Difference between orthogonal map and isometric map
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Procedural world generation oriented on gameplay features
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Good game design process for a do-it-all programmer
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Do 2D games have a future?
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How do games like Minecraft generate entire worlds from a seed number?
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Legal issues for a "fangame" of a commercial franchise?
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How do you author HDR content?
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How do you add a scripting language to a game?
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Is there an algorithm to detect the "mainland" on a 2D map?
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Complex Game AI for Turn-based Strategy Games
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Version control with game development - When should I branch?
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Free voxel editor?
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Optimizing gravity calculations
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What designs are there for a component based entity system that are user friendly but still flexible?
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What is some good examples about creating 2D fluids?