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158 votes
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Which image format is more memory-efficient: PNG, JPEG, or GIF?

98 votes
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How does Lua work as a scripting language in games?

54 votes
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How do PC/Mac games detect piracy?

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Why do some networked games use interpolation and some use pathfinding for remote movement?

41 votes

How to avoid texture bleeding in a texture atlas?

32 votes

What is the point of "delta" in this code? Does it reflect a standard thing in game dev?

27 votes

How does a single non-artistic programmer make a game?

26 votes

Does allocating and freeing a huge chunk of memory at startup "clean up memory?"

21 votes
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How can I make the "Strength" attribute more attractive to Wizard/Caster classes in a RPG game?

19 votes
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How do I design very difficult games?

18 votes
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Upload Games to Steam without Greenlight?

18 votes
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UI mockups to the code

17 votes

Is there a sound library for C to generate sound samples from code?

16 votes
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How to prevent "underwater sight" in games

15 votes
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Why would an online MMO throttle actions per day?

15 votes
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Why no night sky with realistic star constellations?

15 votes
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How do I scale down pixel art?

15 votes
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How can I prevent seams from showing up on objects using lower mipmap levels?

12 votes
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What happens to data between vertex shader and pixel shader?

12 votes

What's the difference between a "Gameplay Programmer" and a "Gameplay Engineer?"

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How do you allow networking code to be written in the later stages of the development?

11 votes

My game crashed... Access Violation (0xc0000005)

10 votes

Why is it possible to encounter a texture coordinate greater than 1 or less than 0

10 votes
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do games use multiple threads to play music?

10 votes
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Mip Maps on 2D Sprite causing black line above. Why is this?

9 votes

what is more expensive 2D sprites or 3D models?

9 votes
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How does a point squared equal the radius squared?

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Do I need TCP socket?

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I want to render some surfaces in GLSL with normal maps, and some without

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Pro's/Con's of separating game logic and render threads

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