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Game Design
4/24/06 Small Scale Development, Grand Scale Ideas by Vernon Dunmore
7/14/05 Massive Growing Pains Part 3 by Rick Luebbers
4/10/05 My Name is Daniel and I am a Genre Addict by Daniel Cook
2/16/05 Randomness without Replacement by David Kennerly
12/15/04 Games and the Imagination Part IV by Richard Dare
12/14/04 Game Design: Theory & Practice Second Edition Chapter 1 by Richard Rouse
10/28/04 Massive Growing Pains Part 1 by Rick Luebbers
10/25/04 Games and the Imagination Part III by Richard Dare
9/8/04 Games and the Imagination Part II by Richard Dare
7/12/04 Designing Games for the Wage Slave by Stuart Walpole
6/22/04 Games and the Imagination Part I by Richard Dare
5/22/04 MMOG Considerations by Richard Fine
4/24/04 The Two C's of Video Game Design by Richard Evans
4/6/04 Games as an Educational Tool by David Harlow
3/4/04 Difficulty in Dexterity-Based Platform Games by Victor Nicollet
1/6/04 Designing Great Games by Roger E. Pedersen
11/3/03 Violence In Video Games Part 1: The Early Medium by Arthur William Merrill
6/30/03 Chris Crawford on Game Design Chapter 21: Balance of Power by Chris Crawford
5/18/03 On Game Design Chapter 7: Gameplay by Andrew Rollings and Ernest Adams
3/19/03 Evolving Game Design from Alchemy to Science by Alexander Jhin

Game Industry
10/9/06 FlashForward 2006 Report by John Hattan
8/26/06 SIGGRAPH 2006 Report by Kelly L. Murdock
3/20/06 Inside the 2006 Game Developers Conference by GameDev.net
7/6/05 How To Build a Game In A Week From Scratch With No Budget by Jay Barnson
6/27/05 Pull Together: Getting Team Buy-in by Rafael Chandler
5/9/05 Asset Management with ionForge Evolution® Part 2 by Lucas Heneks
4/21/05 The Cost of Insecurity - Griefing: from Anonymity to Accountability by Steven B. Davis
3/11/05 Inside the 2005 Game Developers Conference by GameDev.net
3/3/05 Introduction to Asset Management with ionForge Evolution® by Lucas Heneks
12/9/04 Marketing 101 Part 3: Advertising Part I by Joseph Lieberman
11/8/04 Serious Games Summit 2004 by David Michael and Sande Chen
10/18/04 Indie Games Con 2004 - Shovels, Consoles, Coin-Op, and Portals by David Michael
9/28/04 Game Port: Game Development in Singapore Part 3 by David Michael
8/24/04 Porting Mobile Games - Overcoming the hurdles by Allan Lau
8/13/04 Marketing 101 Part 2: Contacts and Contracts by Joseph Lieberman
7/22/04 Game Port: Game Development in Singapore Part 2 by David Michael
6/26/04 Marketing 101 Part 1: The 4 Ps by Joseph Lieberman
6/26/04 Game Port: Game Development in Singapore Part 1 by David Michael
5/29/04 Free Play: Australian Indies Come Together by David Michael
5/26/04 E3 2004 Impressions by GameDev.net
3/21/04 Inside the 2004 Game Developers Conference by GameDev.net
9/17/03 Legal Issues for Rookie Development Studios Part III by Thomas H. Buscaglia
9/3/03 Building Killer Brands in Independent Game Developers by Matthew Riggall
8/23/03 Legal Issues for Rookie Development Studios Part II by Thomas H. Buscaglia
8/21/03 Dungeons and Dreamers Chapter 1: Together by Brad King and John Borland
7/27/03 Legal Issues for Rookie Development Studios Part I: Initial Legal Issues by Thomas H. Buscaglia
7/16/03 Game Producers Panel Report by Anne Toole
6/5/03 Women In Game Development #4 by Sande Chen
6/4/03 Shareware Amateurs vs. Shareware Professionals by Steve Pavlina
5/21/03 The Clash of Mobile Platforms: J2ME, ExEn, Mophun and WGE by Pedro Amaro
3/03 Inside the 2003 Game Developers Conference by GameDev.net
2/11/03 Lessons from a Full Sail Game Design Failure by Jeremy Powlick

Music and Sound
5/1/06 Bigger Than Big: The Game Audio Explosion by Steve Kutay

10/5/06 OpenGL Frame Buffer Object 201 by Rob "phantom" Jones
10/5/06 OpenGL Frame Buffer Object 101 by Rob "phantom" Jones
10/5/06 KJam - a new build tool for game development by Rafael Baptista
9/13/06 The C++ Standard Library Part 2 by Howard "SiCrane" Jeng
6/19/06 Introduction to Debugging by Richard "superpig" Fine
5/18/06 The C++ Standard Library Part 1 by Howard "SiCrane" Jeng
5/11/06 Shaving Ping by Doug Helbling
4/28/06 The Future of PC Gaming – The Possibilities of Direct3D 10 by Oluseyi
3/11/06 Introduction to GameMonkey Script Part 2 by Oli Wilkinson
1/14/06 Introduction to GameMonkey Script Part 1 by Oli Wilkinson
12/15/05 An Overview of Microsoft's Direct3D 10 API by Jack Hoxley
8/5/05 Normal Computations for Heightfield Lighting by Jeromy Walsh
6/12/05 Using XML Technologies For Enhancing Log Files by Jack "jollyjeffers" Hoxley and Oli "evolutional" Wilkinson
5/17/05 Direct3D 9.0 with SDL by Michael Conway
5/12/05 Texturing Heightmaps by John Dexter
5/2/05 Algorithmic Forays Part 8 by Eli Bendersky
4/27/05 Ray Lighting: Creating realistic shadows for terrain by Robert Nagy
4/16/05 C++ Trees Part 2 by Justin Gottschlich
4/13/05 Motor Skill Learning in User Interfaces via Discretized Pie Menus by Jonathan H. K. Mak
3/30/05 Loading and displaying .X files without DirectX by Paul Coppens
2/6/05 A Simple Time-Corrected Verlet Integration Method by Jonathan "lonesock" Dummer
1/29/05 Algorithmic Forays Part 7 by Eli Bendersky
1/16/05 C++ Trees Part 1 by Justin Gottschlich
12/6/04 Creating a Scalable Console System with STL – Part 1 by Facundo Matias Carreiro
11/4/04 Algorithmic Forays Part 6 by Eli Bendersky
10/21/04 Item Management Systems by Victor Nicollet
10/15/04 Using the Windows Template Library Part 2: Windowing by R.Mack
10/4/04 Creating Moddable Games with XML and Scripting Part I by Oli Wilkinson
9/19/04 Simple Event Handling by Yacine Salmi
8/27/04 An Introduction to BREW and OpenGL ES by Alan Kemp
8/17/04 Algorithmic Forays Part 5 by Eli Bendersky
8/6/04 Occlusion Culling Using DirectX 9 by Dustin Franklin
7/7/04 Balanced binary search tree with a doubly linked list in C++ by Arjan van den Boogaard
6/29/04 Uniform Terrain Decalcomania by Graham Towse
6/7/04 Algorithmic Forays Part 4 by Eli Bendersky
5/29/04 Object Abstraction in OpenGL by James Sharpe
5/19/04 Creating a Generic Object Factory by Robert Geiman
4/28/04 Algorithmic Forays Part 3 by Eli Bendersky
4/16/04 Timing Pitfalls and Solutions by Jan Wassenberg
4/12/04 Using an RTF Log File by Eamonn Doherty
3/29/04 Algorithmic Forays Part 2 by Eli Bendersky
3/21/04 Procedural Planets Part 1 - Structure by Andrew True
3/15/04 Adding Realistic Rivers to Random Terrain by David Clyde
3/11/04 Designing a Screen Shot System by James Dougherty
3/7/04 Algorithmic Forays Part 1 by Eli Bendersky
2/23/04 MUD Pies Part II by Andrew Russell
1/15/04 Using the Windows Template Library Part 1: Getting Started by R.Mack
1/12/04 Getting Started with Templates by Glenn Watson
1/8/04 Striving For Graphics API Independence IV by Erik "Wazoo" Yuzwa
1/4/04 Dynamic 2D Soft Shadows by Orangy Tang
12/24/03 Design Pattern: Variant by Ernest Pazera
12/21/03 Understanding and Implementing Scene Graphs by Garret Foster
12/18/03 Playstation 2 Game Programming Part 2: Drawing Primitives by Rob Louie
12/17/03 Mouse Maps for Isometric Height Maps by Steven Harrison
12/13/03 Virtual Camera Position (VCP) by Hun Yen Kwoon
12/6/03 Real-Time Cartoon Rendering with Direct-X 8.0 Hardware by Vishvananda Ishaya
11/26/03 Using Vertex Tweening for Animation by Brian Jorgensen
11/3/03 Super Frustums by Borja Fdez. Gauna
10/28/03 Enginuity Part V by Richard "superpig" Fine
10/26/03 Using Modern C++ to Eliminate Memory Problems by Dave Mikesell
10/20/03 An Introduction To Digital Image Processing by Frédéric Patin
10/14/03 Distributing Your Games by Rob Segal
10/9/03 A* Pathfinding for Beginners by Patrick Lester
10/6/03 A Simple Point Sprite Based Particle Engine by Almar Joling
9/30/03 Terrain Generation Using Fluid Simulation by Francis "DeathWish" Woodhouse
9/28/03 SQL in 60 Seconds by Albert Sandberg
9/22/03 A Simple Quaternion-based Camera by Robert Crossland
9/14/03 Secrets of Simple Image Filtering by Kristo Kaas
9/6/03 Creating a PAK File Format by Raymond Wilson
9/1/03 Vehicle Control with Neural Networks by Philippe Kunzle
8/27/03 3D Decals by Francis "DeathWish" Woodhouse
8/19/03 Designing an Extensible Particle System using C++ and Templates by Kent "_dot_" Lai
8/15/03 Striving For Graphics API Independence III by Erik "Wazoo" Yuzwa
8/4/03 Scripting in C using Co-Routines by Thomas Tong
8/2/03 Enginuity Part IV by Richard "superpig" Fine
7/31/03 2D in Direct3D using Textured Quads by Eamonn Doherty
7/25/03 Playstation 2 Game Programming Part 1: Initialization by Rob Louie
7/13/03 Implementing Immediate Mode in Direct3D by Promit Roy
7/5/03 Enginuity Part III by Richard "superpig" Fine
6/25/03 Striving For Graphics API Independence II by Erik "Wazoo" Yuzwa
6/21/03 Concerning Lisp by Kaveh Kardan
6/11/03 Enginuity Part II by Richard "superpig" Fine
6/7/03 Beat Detection Algorithms by Frédéric Patin
6/2/03 An Introduction to Developing for Mobile Devices Using J2ME/MIDP (Part 1) by Kim Daniel Arthur
5/31/03 Distributed Gaming by Omar A. Abdelwahed
5/28/03 Enginuity Part I by Richard "superpig" Fine
5/25/03 Extremely Simple Scripting Engine by Cyberdrek
5/16/03 Cyclic Redundancy Checking by Clifford M. Roche
5/14/03 Game Unified Process by Kevin Flood
5/11/03 Precalculated Pathfinding by Richard Fine
5/8/03 Terrain Geomorphing in the Vertex Shader by Daniel Wagner
4/29/03 An Introduction to Lua by Ash Matheson
4/27/03 Implementing a Blackboard-like System for Squad-Level Combat AI: Part I: Introduction and Structure by Phillip Culliton
4/21/03 Moving Beyond OpenGL 1.1 for Windows by Dave Astle
4/20/03 XML in Games by Richard Fine
4/18/03 How to Write a Simple Maya Model Exporter by Rafael Baptista
4/14/03 Cg Bumpmapping by Razvan Surdulescu
4/13/03 MUD Pies Part I: Let's make a MUD Server by Andrew Russell
3/18/03 Automatic Portal Generation by Huling and LiZhenxiao
1/28/03 Creating a Scripting System in C++ Part V: Functionality by Greg Rosenblatt

Visual Arts
3/29/06 Bringing Warhammer: Mark of Chaos to Life by Ian Cassuto
6/20/05 Using Blender to Make Game Models Part 2 by Jeremy 'Wolfmanyoda' Cox
5/31/05 Using Blender to Make Game Models Part 1 by Jeremy 'Wolfmanyoda' Cox
10/27/03 Stop Staring Chapter 7: Building Emotion: The Basics of the Eyes by Jason Osipa

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