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347 votes
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Why are people developing and publishing games online without charging money?

245 votes
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Why is it so bad to optimize too early?

203 votes
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What are the advantages of putting cheat codes into a game?

157 votes
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How to deal with "Scrooge McDucks" in my fixed-currency-amount game?

134 votes
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Why do RPGs let you know how much XP you need to level up?

134 votes

How do I get a job in the games industry as "the one with the ideas"?

125 votes
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What is the point of update independent rendering in a game loop?

113 votes
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How are imaginary numbers useful in video game creation?

105 votes
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Why do we use the Pythagorean theorem in game physics?

99 votes
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Dungeons in a 3d space game

92 votes
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How do I discourage "loot from party members who are about to leave" behavior?

87 votes
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I'm rotating an object on two axes, so why does it keep twisting around the third axis?

87 votes
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Working hours and productivity expectations for game artists and programmers

86 votes
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How do Raymarch shaders work?

79 votes
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What is the difference between a HUD and a GUI in a game?

79 votes
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Why use convex polygons and not concave ones in path-finding?

72 votes
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What happens when Time.time gets very large in Unity?

68 votes

How to make AI detect a target behind a wall, who is only partially exposed?

66 votes

What is the term for a 3x3 tile set used to create larger areas?

64 votes

Why do game developers not make games with cheat codes or god mode any more?

58 votes
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How to not freeze the main thread in Unity?

57 votes
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How can I accommodate custom pronouns in voice acting?

56 votes
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Random number in a range, biased toward the low end of the range

55 votes
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Optimization of rendering of cube world

54 votes
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Why is reinforcement learning not widely adopted as an AI tool for agents in well-known games?

53 votes
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Should I use "conventional" colors to represent item rarity?

51 votes
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Blank 2.2 KB sized PNG costs 2.1 MB in Unity? What does this represent? What to do?

50 votes

Efficiently pathfinding many flocking enemies around obstacles

49 votes

In Unity, how do I correctly implement the singleton pattern?

48 votes
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How do I make a character capable of walking on walls?

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