Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Gamesites

Here's a list of bookmarks I made for my Game Production students. They are very specific to game art and the Seattle area in particular, but you may find value in some of them. Enjoy.



Game Industry Sites

Tech Flash (Seattle tech report) http://www.techflash.com/
Game Dev Kit (Business law for game startups) http://www.gamedevkit.com/
Game Industry News http://www.gameindustry.com/
Microsoft Dev Site http://create.msdn.com/en-US/


Organizations and Conferences

International Game Developers Association https://www.igda.org/
Entertainment Software Association http://www.theesa.com/
The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences http://www.interactive.org/
Game Developers Conference http://www.gdconf.com/
Independent Games Festival http://www.igf.com/
Seattle Casual Connect http://seattle.casualconnect.org/
Seattle Retro Gaming Expo http://www.seattleretro.org/
Women in Games International http://www.womeningamesinternational.org/
Global Game Jam http://globalgamejam.org/
NW3D (Northwest 3D artists) http://groups.google.com/group/nw3d
Washington Interactive Network http://www.washingtoninteractivenetwork.org/
Seattle Flash User Group http://seattleflashusergroup.com/
International Festival of Independent Games http://www.indiecade.com/index.php



General Game News

Game Reviews Aggregators
Game History and Information
Video game maps database http://www.vgmaps.com/
Video Game Manuals http://www.replacementdocs.com
Speedruns Archive(sceen captures of game playthroughs) http://speeddemosarchive.com/



Flash Game Development




Game Art Development

Character Design:
Dominance War (Annual Game Art Competition) http://www.dominancewar.com
Modeling reference http://www.hippydrome.com/



Tutorials

Guerilla CG Project (fundamentals of CG) http://www.guerrillacg.org/

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