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How to Create Video Games and Become an Indie Game Developer

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If you’re a gamer that has ever wondered what it would be like to create your own games, then there’s a few things you’ll want to know and a few steps you’ll need to follow.

Step 1. Picking A Game Engine

If you don’t know what a game engine is, it’s essentially the software that developers use to create the virtual world the game will exist in. It calculates things like physics, space, and other rules that are necessary for games to run properly. There are many engines out there to choose from and they each have their unique features. However, there are a couple that really stand out to first time developers due to their ease of use, and overall quality. They also have the added benefit of being used by major game studios, so they’re obviously very good.

YouTube vs. Twitch Revenue for Streaming

YouTube vs. Twitch Revenue

A lot of people wonder how you can make money streaming games on Twitch, or how streamers and YouTubers generate revenue. We’ve previously detailed many ways for revenue generation on YouTube, but haven’t specifically spoken about YouTube’s streaming service for revenue.

With Twitch, it’s straight-forward: Run ads during the stream, depending on where breaks make the most sense (a bio break, for instance, is an excellent time to roll an ad while the audience is waiting your return).

As we’ll describe in a later article, YouTube Live isn’t necessarily as easy to monetize. You’ll have to slate-in ads after the video, with some configuration done before hosting the stream. It’s best to work with someone to “man the booth,” so to speak, while the stream is ongoing.

Why have the Owners of the New England Patriots and New York Mets Entered the Realm of eSports?

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Esports has been an industry that has been gaining significant traction year on year over the past decade and it is now becoming mainstream. As more celebrities, sports teams and major brands are getting involved in the space in a variety of different capacities, it lends weight to the idea that eSports is here to stay.

Now that it is clear that the industry is growing rapidly, nobody wants to miss out on the opportunity to capitalize. This is why two major figures in the world of traditional sports have decided to put their money down and get a slice of the action.

Best Party Games to Play With a Group of Friends

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There are many types of gamers in the world: video game, board game, casual and hardcore players.  With so many different types, it can be hard for content creators to make games that appeal to all of them simultaneously. However, some clever developers have managed to create little gems that bridge the gap, perfectly hitting the sweet spots where they all overlap. These, are those games: the three best that are a blast to play in groups.



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