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Old 09-13-2008, 03:25 PM   #1
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Here is a list of the most interesting game career advice/resource Websites users of this forum know. Let us know if there are some missing!

Invaluable reads:
Game Career Guide (Obviously!)
Game Developer Magazine
IGDA Breaking In
Sloperama
Games Monk
The Games Game
Darius Kazemi's Networking Advice (Tiny Subversions)
http://kennhoekstra.com/musings/getajob.html
GDC Vault

Try-to-keep-up-with reads:
Gamasutra
GameDev
GamesIndustry.biz
Game Politics

Valuable reads:
Game Critics
Game Dev Map
Costik Blog
Blitz Games Studio - GameON
50 Books for Everyone in the Games Industry

Education reads:
Scientific Ninja's Thoughts on Game Schools

Design reads:
The Designer’s Notebook
General Game Design
The 400 Project
Deeply Random Thoughts
Sirlin.net
Design Singularity
Applied Game Design
GIGnews - Designers
international hobo
Google Groups Game Design
Patrick Curry’s Thoughts on Game Design

Programming reads:
Engineering Game Development
Essential Math for Games Programmers
AI Game Development

Artistic reads:
Tips for Aspiring Game Artists

Business reads:

Jobs:
Game Industry Grunts

General:
The Elusive Demo Portfolio
http://www.johnsto.co.uk/?t=level_design
http://www.johnsto.co.uk/?t=common_sense
http://cliffyb.com/rants/ut-ld-tips.shtml <-- also contains layout tips
http://3dbuzz.com/vbforum/sv_dl_tr.php <-- modeling and such.

Level Design Reads:
http://www.crymod.com/uploads/tutorials ... Design.pdf <-- A .PDF file.
http://www.slothy.com/composite/MP_101.doc <-- a .doc file.
http://lunaran.com/dmenc_architecture.php
http://lunaran.com/dmenc_connectivity.php
http://lunaran.com/dmenc_flow.php
http://lunaran.com/dmenc_mapbalance.php
http://lunaran.com/dmenc_itembalance.php

Engines

Unreal:
http://www.unrealtechnology.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unreal_engine
http://www.waylon-art.com/LearningUnreal/

Gamebryo:
http://www.emergent.net/Products/Gamebryo/Gamebryo-26/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamebryo

CryEngine 2:
http://www.cryengine2.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CryENGINE2
crymod.com

Aurora 2:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_toolset
http://nwn.bioware.com/builders/
http://nwvault.ign.com/

Hammer (Source):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valve_Hammer_Editor
http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Hammer
http://www.moddb.com/tutorials/begin...-hammer-editor

GameMaker 7:
http://www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_Maker

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