Tagged "video games"


Better Branding with Games

Importance of Having Brand Games Branded games give your audience an extra way of interacting with your brand. Games are the only form of media that you have to actively engage in to utilize. While music and movies can be enjoyed from an engaged audience, most of that audience is consuming the media passively, with something else on their mind. Video games require active participation in order to continue the experience, which leads to higher consumer levels of engagement. Increased engagement with a brand will help keep customer retention and drive consumer promotion via word of mouth, which has been...
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Setting up a Linux Virtual Machine for NES Development

An in depth guide for using a virtual machine to help speed up iterative testing for NES game development.
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Map Formats and Importing Levels for Genesis

There are a ton of to be taken into account when picking level formats for a game. For example, designers need to consider what information is needed, how it is accessed, and how much space budget there is for it.
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Using Metatiles to Maximize for Retro Consoles

Tips for working with metatiles to maximize space in retro video games for optimal level design.
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