The proliferation and malleability of open-ended titles over the past years also paved the way for a schism to emerge, one that revolves around two subsets of the sandbox formula: “exploration” and “activity”.
Starting out in programing can be daunting for anyone and not just beginners. Some of the questions you will ask yourself include which language to choose and an even …
It’s impossible to find a writer, that doesn’t like reading, or a director that doesn’t enjoy movies. Unfortunately, the great paradox of being a creative in any medium is that you, sort of, get trapped in your own work. In the end, playing games is usually the very thing a typical indie game developer doesn’t have time to do. The consequences of separating yourself from the art that inspired you can be severe, and a growing distance towards the current reality of th everchanging market is only one of them. Of course, there are extreme cases of people that played one or two games in their whole life and suddenly try to topple the development process like any other business, but it’s hard to treat them seriously altogether.