Not Your Problem

These problems are not your problems.

You're an aspiring game developer. You want to make and release an awesome game to share with the world. This is hard. Far harder than say, writing a book. It's an alchemic mix of art, personal taste, cold hard math, logistics and engineering. Few can make a game ...

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Dialog Box Breakdown: Final Fantasy 1

The use of dialog boxes in Final Fantasy 1.

Final Fantasy 1 is one of the earliest games to use dialog boxes for conversation. It helped define many of the conventions we associate with RPG dialog today. RPGs display a lot of dialog, to create a really polished RPG experience; you need to get the dialog box right. Let ...

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Thanks for Ruining JRPGs Aristotle

Thanks Aristotle.

A lot of our knowledge and beliefs are adopted uncritically and unconsciously as we grow up. If we critically examined some of these beliefs we'd immediately see them to be ludicrous. Modern culture comes from a long line of earlier cultures rising and declining, spreading humanity around the globe ...

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