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71 votes
12 answers
120k views

What is the fastest way to work out 2D bounding box intersection?

34 votes
8 answers
11k views

Do retail games use "inversion of control" and "dependency injection"?

24 votes
3 answers
22k views

A list of game mechanics [closed]

24 votes
9 answers
4k views

Is there a simple way to stop enemies standing in the same spot?

16 votes
9 answers
4k views

How do I best remove an entity from my game loop when it is dead?

15 votes
3 answers
7k views

How do I handle moving platforms in a platform game?

11 votes
2 answers
5k views

How to make the player slide smoothly against terrain

10 votes
4 answers
1k views

What's the most efficient way to find the intersection point of a missile and a bitmap terrain?

9 votes
4 answers
1k views

How do I make a vehicle move to a point and stop without overshooting or oscillating?

8 votes
3 answers
507 views

How do I price a game that sells internationally online?

7 votes
3 answers
529 views

What is the name for the little numbers that appear over characters' heads when they lose health?

7 votes
4 answers
227 views

What percentage of game content is normally free on a Free-to-Play game?

7 votes
1 answer
2k views

In XNA, should I use the built-in game component classes?

6 votes
2 answers
2k views

For a 2D XNA game, should I use the built in Vector2 or Vector3 or port my own class from ActionScript?

6 votes
5 answers
4k views

How do I calculate the angle of the slope at a point on a 2D bitmap terrain?

5 votes
3 answers
823 views

What do I need to change in Box2D to work in pixels?

5 votes
1 answer
665 views

How does an AI determine the bearing to follow within a nav mesh?

4 votes
11 answers
1k views

Varying the strength of attacks by holding down the button

1 vote
3 answers
202 views

What determines which key combinations register in a Flash game?

-1 votes
3 answers
481 views

Gaming glossary [closed]