🌅 🎮 🌃X by Day, Game Dev by Night
A weekly newsletter containing tips and tricks for solo, hobby, and indie game developers. (With a focus on the Unity game engine.)
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How you can finish your first game while working full-time
Lessons from finishing my first game, Pocket Pong ARRead more ⟶
The Shaders for Game Devs Workbook
Build your shader skills from the ground up by doing, not reading.Read more ⟶
3 Basic Skills for Game Juice in Unity
Learn the 3 fundamental skills for making your Unity game juicy.Read more ⟶
The antidote to copy-and-pasting code
A guide to understanding AR Foundation from first principles.Read more ⟶
How do I get started in AR development?
An overview of the Augmented Reality (AR) landscape, and how to decide what to learn.Read more ⟶
How do I craft a GIF that people love?
Lessons about gifcrafting from the #pico8 hashtag.Read more ⟶
How do I design a Metroidvania?
Learning Metroidvania design by dissecting the PICO-8 game, Metrash.Read more ⟶
How do I manage my time in a game jam?
A checklist for solo game devs participating in game jams.Read more ⟶
How do I design a game from scratch?
Start with the core loop.Read more ⟶
How do I get started in PICO-8?
Just "DIU" it – an intro to the PICO-8 mindset.Read more ⟶