25 Game Dev Tips for Beginners (Tips & Tricks)

Check out @Goodgis amazing video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVVn1C3F87A ► Get 50% off Full Time Game Dev for the new year, plus 2D Art Pro free (100 seats available, for 14 days): https://www.fulltimegamedev.com/ ► Enroll in my FREE 3D course! https://www.fulltimegamedev.com/sign-up-easy3d ► Get my 2D Game Kit Free: https://www.fulltimegamedev.com/free-game-kit ► Learn my secrets to $100,000 as a game dev: https://www.fulltimegamedev.com/join-webinar-live-stream ► Wishlist "Father": https://store.steampowered.com/app/1575990/Father/ ► Edited by: https://youtube.com/channel/UCSw7bZnTAxp_YJYxjb0Qn5A ► Follow Thomas on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thomasbrushdev/ ► Follow Coder of "Father" Ajay: https://www.youtube.com/c/AJTechTV/videos ► Follow "Father" 3D Weapons Creator, Felipe: https://www.youtube.com/user/Felipecaravelli/videos ► Follow "Father" sound designer, Hector! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSXULsAci5W3FIQy-mr0XKg ► Play Neversong: https://store.steampowered.com/app/733210/Neversong_formerly_Once_Upon_A_Coma/ ► Play Pinstripe on Switch or Steam: http://atmosgames.com/ ► Check out my games: http://atmosgames.com/ ► Ask a question on my subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/ThomasBrush/ ► My Studio Set-Up: https://www.amazon.com/shop/thomasbrush 00:00 Intro 00:14 Clean Code Isn't That Important 00:30 Begin Marketing Before You Start Your Game 01:00 Unity Vs. Unreal Doesn't Matter 01:10 Focus On Your First and Last Level 01:32 Get To The Point With Your Trailer 01:43 Strive To Understand Player Psychology 01:54 Don't Compete With AAA 02:07 Sound Is Half Of Your Game 02:25 Get Feedback From Your Audience ASAP 02:38 Take A Course 03:34 Take A Break 03:46 Release 2 Crappy Games 04:05 Surround Yourself With Successful Game Devs 04:20 Utilize Color Despite Your Talent 04:36 Join A Game Dev Community 04:44 Don't Think About "Gameplay Length" 05:07 Every Game Dev Feels Overwhelmed 05:37 Don't Let Game Devs Make You Feel Stupid 06:05 Multiplayer Is Profitable 06:19 Focus On Streamability 06:40 Use Assets 06:58 Prototype First 07:14 Give Yourself An Hourly Rate 07:42 Focus On A Solid Hook 08:01 Finish A Polished Demo
Hi there! My name is Thomas Brush, and I'm a full time indie game developer. I'm a huge fan of pushing past insecurity to not only become something great, but build something great. On my channel I typically show-case my current projects and also how I make them. If you're interested in learning more about game development, feel free to browse my videos and tutorials! You can also become one of my students at FullTimeGameDev.com! Check out all of my stuff here: https://linktr.ee/atmosgames For all inquiries please email thomas@fulltimegamedev.com
Milo Tale of the Elder Seed
Currently working on Milo Tale of the Elder Seed
Embark on an epic action adventure by unraveling the mystery of the Elder Seed and save the world from falling into chaos. Journey with Milo through colorful handcrafted lands, forests, caves and dungeons. Forge new weapons and encounter strange creatures who will help you throughout your journey.