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How can I effectively manage a hobby game project?

269 votes
11 answers
106k views

When should I use a fixed or variable time step?

251 votes
36 answers
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How to prevent the "Too awesome to use" syndrome?

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184 votes
1 answer
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What is the role of "systems" in a component-based entity architecture?

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158 votes
8 answers
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Why are MVC & TDD not employed more in game architecture? [closed]

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155 votes
18 answers
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What things should an indie game developer never do?

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1 answer
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What should a main game loop do?

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120 votes
9 answers
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How does entity communication work?

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115 votes
21 answers
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Why is it so expensive to develop an MMO? [closed]

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109 votes
7 answers
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How can I simulate a bad internet connection for testing purposes?

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98 votes
4 answers
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How should a one-man team do game audio?

88 votes
8 answers
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How many threads should I have, and for what?

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80 votes
5 answers
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How does Dwarf Fortress keep track of so many entities without losing performance?

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79 votes
5 answers
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Implementing a 2D destructible landscape (like Worms)

76 votes
6 answers
34k views

How to write a network game? [closed]

75 votes
5 answers
44k views

Good 2D Platformer Physics [closed]

71 votes
6 answers
32k views

Why do we use scripts in development?

71 votes
6 answers
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How does Lua work as a scripting language in games?

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68 votes
1 answer
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Difference between Decision Trees & Behavior Trees for Game AI

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68 votes
26 answers
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Game Development Degree vs Computer Science Degree [closed]

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66 votes
9 answers
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Good GUI for OpenGL? [closed]

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65 votes
6 answers
7k views

Pathfinding for fleeing

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64 votes
10 answers
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What kind of databases are usually used in an MMORPG? [closed]

64 votes
10 answers
9k views

Are there any benefits for using the CPU instead of the GPU?

59 votes
1 answer
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Using component based entity system practically

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58 votes
9 answers
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New to creating AI - where to start? [closed]

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58 votes
1 answer
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What scripting language should I choose for my game? [closed]

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57 votes
9 answers
48k views

Texture packing algorithm

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57 votes
9 answers
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Is the TCP protocol good enough for real-time multiplayer games?

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56 votes
7 answers
76k views

How can I draw outlines around 3D models?

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