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GameDev – Making Stable Mobile Games

GameDev – Making Stable Mobile Games

Where stability makes success Anything a GameDev makes is fundamentally built using software, and orchestrating the suite of software necessary to make a game is no small task. As a GameDev you may make tabletop games, or multiplatform software – your mobile game may implement Augmented Reality so it has roots both within and without the Metaverse (the ‘virtual world’). This still requires stable systems that work consistently and quickly for users. Tools are good but implementation is always a

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GameDev – Choosing an Engine

What do you want from a Game Engine? What Game Engine you choose to deploy and develop on is critical to the success – or failure – of your game. Because the Game Engine is the foundation of the rest of your assets, code and combined work of your studio, it is critical to look long and hard at this from the beginning. It may not be the most alluring part of an adventure, but the right shoes and socks

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GameDev – Building Games Faster

Production as a GameDev Being able to produce volume and quality as a GameDev will always be difficult. On the one hand you are building virtual built-environments, and on the other building a compelling narrative and aesthetic that will result in sales (or usage). This is where CI/CD and DevOps comes into play, by using Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery you and your teams can work faster in a more efficient – and more fun – production environment. To learn more about

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GameDev – Getting the Foundations Right

For any GameDev – or indeed any business – it is important to get the foundations right. The right legal advice on your Intellectual Property, the right expertise to help build your assets, and the right platform to develop on. But what are the foundations of making good video games? The Operating System All of your software will be developed on an Operating System, this may seem obvious but choosing a stable OS that you don’t need to replace every

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Where do you store your Intellectual Property?

The why and how of ensuring Intellectual Property is stored securely on your systems Recent developments in the software sphere demonstrate how your organisation’s intellectual property is undermined through the use of SaaS solutions such as GitHub. This piece by FOSSA explores how the GitHub Co-Pilot development tools are able to draw on your own projects to ‘share’ the expertise with other GitHub customers. This demonstrates the need for secure storage for commercially sensitive data to be stored on your own

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Making the most of smaller IT budgets with Enterprise Open Source

It comes as no surprise to many of us that organisations need more out of ever smaller IT budgets – faster and, more importantly, stable tools, methodologies and processes to help you succeed. Success is a very personal thing, every organisation has its own definition of what success looks like – scale or growth or profits? (Personally I as Director very much buy into the Be More Pirate approach to success.) How does a stretched budget square with the increasing

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The Conversation, on Toddlers and Tablets

Touchscreens may make toddlers more distractible – new three-year study riggleton/Shutterstock Ana Maria Portugal, Karolinska Institutet; Rachael Bedford, University of Bath, and Tim J. Smith, Birkbeck, University of London Working from home as a parent, a touchscreen device can be a marvellous tool. Pass one to your child, and they’ll be quietly occupied for your Zoom meeting, or for the crunch time as you approach an important deadline. Yet touchscreens can also feel like a tradeoff for parents, who have

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The Conversation, on the Simulation Hypothesis

Curious Kids: could our entire reality be part of a simulation created by some other beings? Unsplash, CC BY-SA Sam Baron, Australian Catholic University Is it possible the whole observable universe is just a thing kept in a container, in a room where there are some other extraterrestrial beings much bigger than us? Kanishk, Year 9 Hi Kanishk! I’m going to interpret your question in a slightly different way. Let’s assume these extraterrestrial beings have a computer on which our

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The Conversation, on Games and moral development

Video games affect your moral development but only until you’re 18 – new study Pixel-Shot/Shutterstock, Author provided Sarah Hodge, Bournemouth University Young people have probably spent much more of their time than usual playing video games over the last few months thanks to the coronvirus pandemic. One report from telecoms firm Verizon said online gaming use went up 75% in the first week of lockdown in the US. What impact might this have on young people’s development? One area that

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The Conversation, on noise control in and around the home – and home office

How to make your house and garden more tranquil – tips from an acoustics expert Pexels Greg Watts, University of Bradford Many of us have been spending more time at home than ever before, and chances are unless you live by yourself in the middle of nowhere, at some point unwanted noise will have infiltrated your lockdown. Whether it’s cars passing nearby, a neighbour’s blaring music or the constant drone of a lawnmower, the trouble with sound is that –

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