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Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

Post by RobF » Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:28 am

Huge amount of sound, music, fonts, graphics

TIGSource comp entries (Creative Commons Licence) - http://www.derekyu.com/tigs/assemblee/
All the TIGS art thread images (pixel, art, mockups, 3D)
NOTE: Copyright original artists, but good for inspiration - http://daid.eu/~daid/tigsource_pics/
Glitch Game art - http://www.glitchthegame.com/public-domain-game-art/


IDEs
Code::Blocks (C/C++) - http://www.codeblocks.org/
Eclipse (Java and others) - http://www.eclipse.org/
KDevelop (C, C++ and 13 other languages) - http://www.kdevelop.org/
Dark Room (like Write Room for the Mac) - http://they.misled.us/dark-room
Netbeans (Java / C++ / php / others) - https://netbeans.org/
Android Studio (Android) - http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/studio.html

Game Creation Software/Devkits/Engines
Huge list of resources - http://www.ambrosine.com/resource.html
Unreal Development Kit - http://udk.com/
Torque3D - https://github.com/GarageGames/Torque3D
FlashPunk (for 2D Flash) - http://flashpunk.net/
Flixel (for 2D Flash) - http://flixel.org/
Rad3D - http://www.3drad.com/
Dage (for point 'n click real-time 3D adventures) - http://www.dageport.com/
cocos2d - (for iPhone) - http://www.cocos2d-iphone.org/about and http://www.learn-cocos2d.com/
Construct (MMF-style game creation tool) - http://www.scirra.com/
Angel Engine (2D engine) - http://code.google.com/p/angel-engine/
Game Develop (Drag'N'Drop 2D game maker) - http://compilgames.net/index.php
Xamarin Studio (Cross Platform C# library) - https://store.xamarin.com/
MonoGame (OpenSource XNA 4.x FrameWork) - http://monogame.net/
Haxe Flixel - http://www.haxeflixel.com/
OpenFL (Haxe cross-platform SDK) - http://www.openfl.org
Scripting language for Block Puzzle games - http://www.puzzlescript.net/
Twine (Interactive Fiction creator) - http://twinery.org
Inform7 (Interactive Fiction creator) - http://inform7.com
PuzzleScript (Create online block pushing games) http://www.puzzlescript.net/
Pico-8 (virtual 8-bit console) (need to own Voxatron) - http://www.lexaloffle.com/pico-8.php

Tutorials & Info
Flash games - http://flashgamedojo.com/
iPhone cocos2d - http://www.learn-cocos2d.com/
Game Art for Programmers - http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ChrisHil ... part_1.php
Game Art Tutorial videos (photoshop) - http://www.farmergnome.com/2013/01/my-f ... orial.html
Pixel Art - http://androidarts.com/pixtut/pixelart.htm
Pixel Art - http://tacticstudios.blogspot.ca/2013/0 ... thout.html
Game Dev Mag - http://devmag.org.za/
Book on Game Graphics - http://help.yoyogames.com/entries/26995 ... e-Graphics
Learn Digital Painting videos - http://ctrlpaint.com/library/
Help You Draw - http://helpyoudraw.tumblr.com/
Game mechanics with code (walk, jump, follow, bullets etc) - http://gamemechanicexplorer.com
Bezerk maze generation - http://www.robotron2084guidebook.com/ho ... generator/
SpelunkyGen (Spelunky maze generation) - http://tinysubversions.com/spelunkyGen/
Infinite 3d track racer generation - http://www.nullpointer.co.uk/content/re ... ion-racer/
Hardcore C game programming (videos)- https://handmadehero.org/
Writing a Gamemaker game with no experience (videos) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-cl=8 ... 7ig0z7ohWw
3D sculpting humans with Blender - https://cgcookie.com/blender/cgc-course ... n-blender/
Jwaap's talk on The Art of Screenshake (adding juice to your game) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJdEqssNZ-U
Accessible Game Design
Ten Tips for Accessibility - http://retroremakes.com/access/
Accessibility Top 5 Dev Tips - http://www.gamebase.info/magazine/read/ ... s_702.html
Wish List for Accessible Game Design - http://www.gamebase.info/magazine/read/ ... n_531.html
Colour-bind tester - http://colororacle.org/
Design Tips - http://switchgaming.blogspot.com/search/label/Design Tips
Physical Barriers - http://www.oneswitch.org.uk/2/ARTICLES/ ... rriers.htm
Guidelines for Accessibility - http://www.gameaccessibilityguidelines.com/
Links To More - http://www.igda.org/accessibility

Bitmap and Non-Bitmap Fonts
Bitmap - http://846231.online.fr/impactatari/prods/nicesfonts1/
Bitmap - http://cgi.algonet.se/htbin/cgiwrap?use ... t=fonts.pl
Bitmap - http://pixelfonts.style-force.net/
Bitmap - http://www.piregwan.com/ressources/ress ... nfonts.php
Free TTF Fonts - http://www.fontsquirrel.com
Open Source - http://www.theleagueofmoveabletype.com/catalogue
Open Source - http://openfontlibrary.org/
Open Source - http://www.google.com/webfonts
Retro - http://tinysubversions.com/stuff/reduxfonts/
Loads of TTF (for non-comercial) - http://www.iconian.com/

Font Editors
Fony - http://hukka.ncn.fi/?fony
Bitfont Creator - http://www.pentacom.jp/soft/ex/font/edit_canvas.html
Fonstruct - http://fontstruct.fontshop.com/
BMFont (TTF to Image) - http://www.angelcode.com/products/bmfont/
Bitmap Font Creator (TTF to Image) - http://jayenkai.socoder.net/2013/04/bit ... t-creator/
Online font to BMP Font Creator - http://kvazars.com/littera/

Palette Editors/Resources
Xpal - http://www.smokingun.co.uk/download/xpal34.zip
Colourlovers - http://colourlovers.com
Color Pix - http://www.colorschemer.com/colorpix_info.php
Kuler - http://kuler.adobe.com/
Computer and Console palette - http://code.google.com/p/grafx2/wiki/PaletteRepository
Awesome Color Browser - http://colourco.de/
Palette F**k (shadow and highlight maker) - http://aurasoftworks.com/wordpress/?page_id=328

Icon Editors/Makers
iICO - http://www.mintrasystems.com/products/m ... ico131.exe
icofx - http://icofx.ro/
Simply Icon - http://www.smoothdraw.com/product/SimplyIcon.zip
ConverIcon - http://converticon.com
Online Win+Mac icon maker - http://iconverticons.com/

Tile/Map Editors
Mappy - http://www.tilemap.co.uk/mappy.php
Tile Studio - http://tilestudio.sourceforge.net/
GBA Graphics - http://brunni.palib.info/new/index.php? ... bagraphics
Fish Ed - http://www.scaryfish.tv/fished/fe_main.htm
Tiled - http://www.mapeditor.org/index.html
PixOthello - http://teknopants.com/pixothello/
PyxelEdit - http://pyxeledit.com

Reto Game Maps
All systems http://www.vgmaps.com/Atlas/
BBC Mico game - http://www.8bs.com/submit/subsol.htm

Sound Generators/Editors
SFXR (download) - http://www.drpetter.se/project_sfxr.html
SFXR (flash port) - http://www.superflashbros.net/as3sfxr/
SFXR for Macs - http://thirdcog.eu/apps/cfxr
BFXR (updated SFXR) - http://www.bfxr.net/
evoSFXR - http://ragzouken.itch.io/evosfxr
studioSFXR - http://ragzouken.itch.io/studiosfxr
sweepSFXR - http://ragzouken.itch.io/sweepsfxr
musagi - http://www.drpetter.se/tutorial_musagi1.html
DrumSynth 2 - http://www.threechords.com/hammerhead/drumsynth.shtml
SimSynth - http://www.threechords.com/hammerhead/simsynth.shtml
RoseGarden (audio and MIDI sequencer, music composition and editing) - http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/
Audacity (Free audio recorder and editor) - http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
LMMS (another music and MIDI studio) - http://lmms.sourceforge.net/
Bosca Ceoil (SFXR for music) (check for later ver) - http://distractionware.com/blog/2013/09 ... eoil-v1-1/
LabChirp (BSXFR style generator) - http://labbed.net/software.php?id=labchirp

Audio Resources
VST/VSTi collection - http://www.kvraudio.com/
http://www.native-instruments.com/en/products/free/

Media Viewers/Converters/Recorders
Irfan View - http://www.irfanview.com/
Online File Conversion - http://www.zamzar.com/
Online Photo Editing - http://www.picnik.com/
Media-Convert - http://media-convert.com/
Media Converter - http://www.mediaconverter.org/
Avidemux (Video editor) - http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/
Open Broadcaster Software (video capture) - https://obsproject.com/
Online bitmap to SVG convertor - http://www.drububu.com/tutorial/bitmaptovector.html

Libraries
Computational Geometry Algorithms Library - http://www.cgal.org/
Chipmunk (2D Physics) - http://code.google.com/p/chipmunk-physics/
Box2D (2D physics) - http://www.box2d.org/
bgfx (Low level C++ win/max/linux/android/ios/js GFX lib) - https://github.com/bkaradzic/bgfx
NanoVG (Single C file Vector gfx) - https://github.com/memononen/nanovg
SoLoud (Portable sound lib with multiple language API) - http://sol.gfxile.net/soloud/
Free GameMaker GUI lib - https://marketplace.yoyogames.com/asset ... et-library
Tilengine (2D raster effects lib) - http://www.tilengine.org/

Graphic Tools
Stripe Generator - http://www.stripegenerator.com/
SUMO Paint - http://www.sumopaint.com/web/
PatternCooler - http://www.patterncooler.com/
GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) - http://www.gimp.org/
Shmup Pixel Craft Generator - http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=18791
2D and 3D Texture maker - http://www.mapzoneeditor.com/
Graphics Gale (animation pixel editor) - http://www.humanbalance.net/gale/us/
DeleD (Low Poly 3D modelling tool) - http://www.delgine.com/
Blender (complex 3D modelling tool) - https://www.blender.org/
Scupltris (Brush style 3D modelling tool) - http://www.sculptris.com/
Polyline Designer (lightweight 2D Vector drawing tool) - http://lachie.phatcode.net/polydraw.php
Inkscape (vector art) - http://www.inkscape.org
Pixlr online graphics program - http://pixlr.com/editor/
PNGNQ - PNG compressor - http://pngnq.sourceforge.net/
Sproxel (Voxel Editor for Win/Mac) - http://sproxel.blogspot.com/
PyxelEdit (also does Tiles) - http://pyxeledit.com
Hexels (grid based shape painter) - http://hexraystudios.com/
Pulchritudinous Paint Animation - http://theindiestone.com/forums/index.p ... ation-v05/
Vector Chimera (Multiple PNG palette changer) - http://bunkerpunks.tumblr.com/post/9000 ... or-chimera
MagicaVoxel (8 Bit Voxel Editor) - http://voxel.codeplex.com/
Online 3D sculpting - http://stephaneginier.com/sculptgl/
Offline 3D sculpting - http://pixologic.com/sculptris/
Voxel editor - https://blackflux.com/node/11
Paint of Persia (pixel art rotoscoping tool) - https://dunin.itch.io/ptop
Krita (FREE sketching and painting program) - https://krita.org
Dragon Bones (skelatal animation) - http://dragonbones.com/en/index.html

2D Graphics
700 Zelda-like RPG graphics - http://blogoscoped.com/archive/2006-08-08-n51.html
Models, Music and Art - http://opengameart.org/
Game Maps - http://www.vgmaps.com/Atlas/index.htm
Game Sprite Rips - http://www.spriters-resource.com/
Random Animated Sprite Generator - http://tmtg.net/ludumdare/spritegen/
Glitch Game art - http://www.glitchthegame.com/public-domain-game-art/

3D Models
3D Models - http://www.turbosquid.com/
Motion capture humans - http://sites.google.com/a/cgspeed.com/c ... conversion
Models, Music and Art - http://opengameart.org/

Music & Effects
Models, Music and Art - http://opengameart.org/
Lots of MOD music (and XM etc) - http://modarchive.org/
Lots of Creative Commons license sounds - http://www.freesound.org/index.php
Mix of free and non-free music with nice search interface - http://indiegamemusic.com/
Sound Librarian (1000s of real effects) - http://www.stephanschutze.com/
1000's of bird recordings (non-commercial use) - http://macaulaylibrary.org/
300+ Free searchable tracks - http://www.nosoapradio.us/
Few thousand free searchable tracks - http://dig.ccmixter.org/free_music
Free categorized music tracks - http://soundimage.org/

Shaders
Online gallery of editable shaders - http://glslsandbox.com/
Selection of demoscene style shaders - https://www.shadertoy.com/
Blog with posts on some classic effects - http://adrianboeing.blogspot.co.uk/2011 ... ained.html
XNA Shader tutorial - http://digitalerr0r.wordpress.com/tutorials/
Some complex shaders - http://www.noctuelles.net/Shader-Gallery
Indepth look at CRT shader - http://www.piratehearts.com/blog/2014/0 ... imulation/
Free GameMaker CRT shader - https://marketplace.yoyogames.com/asset ... xel-shader


Web Site Design
Aptana Studio - http://www.aptana.org/

PR
Pr on a Shoestring - http://www.merseyremakes.co.uk/gibber/2 ... -yourself/
How to contact the Press - http://www.pixelprospector.com/how-to-contact-press/

Misc
Stats for unity users (useful for target h/w) - http://stats.unity3d.com
Polygot (game phrase translations) - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=2
Game word translations - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc ... WMVE#gid=0
Game Dev Help Sheet (contacts for help) - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc ... _web#gid=1

Other Lists
Everything; sounds, gfx, installers, legal, marketing, ... (mix of free/non-free) - http://www.mangatutorials.com/forum/sho ... ource-List
Free tools for art, audio, coding, design etc (mostly web apps) - http://www.reddit.com/r/gamedev/comment ... evelopers/

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Re: Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

Post by AndyH » Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:41 pm

Clickteam Fusion 2.5, GLBasic, Monkey and Game Maker Studio are missing from the Game Creation Software/Devkits/Engines list above?
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Re: Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

Post by xAD » Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:55 am

AndyH wrote:Clickteam Fusion 2.5, GLBasic, Monkey and Game Maker Studio are missing from the Game Creation Software/Devkits/Engines list above?
And IIRC GLBasic is free for non-commercial use...and Monkey X is newly free for desktop (and HTML5) development.

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Re: Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

Post by Ian » Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:31 pm

Here are a couple of good sites for retro game maps for various systems -

All systems - http://www.vgmaps.com/Atlas/

BBC Micro only - http://www.8bs.com/submit/subsol.htm
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Re: Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

Post by Kryten » Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:46 pm

found this the other day - dev related stuff / tutorials

http://devmag.org.za/

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Re: Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

Post by StevetS » Sat Jan 18, 2014 7:34 pm

How about Dark Basic Pro and AGK?

I used DBP for my Quazatron remake and've always found it really easy to use for 3D.

Never tried AGK but its out there.

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Re: Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

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Re: Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

Post by RobF » Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:42 pm

My love, I am the speed of sound.
I left them motherless, fatherless. Their souls dangling inside-out from their mouths.
But it's never enough.

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Re: Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

Post by Tam Toucan » Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:13 am

That is so friggin' awesome! I can't do colours at all, but this will give me a chance.

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Re: Game Making Resources: Resource Harder

Post by Tam Toucan » Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:09 am

Godot engine goes open source. Exports to pretty much everything it seems.

http://www.godotengine.org/wp/

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