Watch talks given by local developers about a wide range of topics and experiences. With postmortems, design talks, and technical talks, you’re sure to learn something valuable.
Games are for Everyone is an ongoing list of resources, curated by developer Zoe Quinn, to make game development as approachable as possible for people from all walks of life.
PixelProspector offers an excellent, thorough list of resources for inspiration, development, graphics, sound and music, business, marketing, and many other aspects of indie development.
From Gamasutra: David Marsh explains from experience how independent developers are using limited resources to develop and publish great, successful games.
GDC Vault is a trove of in-depth design, technical and inspirational talks and slides from the influencers of the game development industry, taken from over 20 years of the worldwide Game Developers Conferences. While some require a paid subscription to watch, many excellent talks are free.
Created in Twine by developer Zoe Quinn, Sortingh.at is an interactive guide that puts novice and aspiring developers on the right track for creating their first game. Simply provide a few details about the kind of project you want to work on, and Sortingh.at provides you with information and resources about how you can best develop your game with little to no experience or budget.
Indiestatik provides a list of several commonly used independent development tools for use in game jams and beyond.
LetsMakeGames.org provides a large list of both free and commercial-use art resources for graphics, 3d assets, sfx, music, fonts, and more.
Created by Rami Ismail of Vlambeer. presskit() is free for everyone, open and easy-to-use for both developers & press. Developers only have to spend an hour or so creating well-laid out press pages with everything the press needs to write to their hearts desire.
Promoter is a PR tool that allows you to track press mentions, reviews and YouTube videos of your games and apps.
contract( ) (pronounced ‘do contract’) generates free, plain language agreements for and between game developers. Fill in the data below, talk it over with your collaborator, and sign it.
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