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- Great commentary on Conker’s BFD from Rare employees
- Former devs, writers, and artists are RARE play through Conker’s Bad Fur Day on the N64 and talk about what their experience was like. They cover everything from the SNES days, to what the industry was like 20 years ago, and how things unfolded over time
- SEC allows regular Americans to become venture capitalists, no Silicon Valley cred required
- Startups can now raise up to $50 million by selling stock online to anyone, opening the door for Internet-based equity crowdfunding platforms to begin operation. The Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt rules that permit startups to raise money from the vast majority of Americans, including provisions that allow for deals to be made over the Internet.
- Overview of various game engines and run times
- Fantastic samples and examples of various game engines and run times. If you were curious to see what it would be like to get a simple game running in Unity, WebGL, or MonoGame, then this would be an excellent place to start.
- Mike Bithell’s golden rules for interacting with the media
- Great place to start for developers who have had zero media training but want to work with the media to talk about and promote their titles. It’s very much an art, as you need to know what to say, what not to say, and exactly how to (or not) say those things.
- Understanding asm.js
- The top 20 US accelerators
- Tech Crunch put together a list of the best accelerators for startups to work with in the US. We even have one in Philadelphia!
- Understanding ECMAscript 6 – Class and Inheritance