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New article at Laptop Gamers - Being A Game Developer
Posted by News-Bot on April 24th 2006



The games industry is now a massive multi billion dollar business anddevelopment teams can number 50 or more. My first game had me as programmer,artist, and beep designer - (well it wasn't proper sound!). I dideverything. Back then games were written in assembler and you had to learn6502 and Z80. Nowadays with a few exceptions games are written in C and C++.The days of back room programmers aren't entirely gone- there is also 'retroremake' and 'indie' scene, e.g. Retrospec but unless you have anexceptionally brilliant idea, you are not likely to get into the mainstreamgame business as a one man outfit writing Blockbuster PC games.

View article at laptopgamers.com



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