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GameCon Philippines 2017 Preview — Lead by the Hand

GameCon Philippines

It’s being pushed as the biggest gaming convention in the Philippines. GameCon Philippines is a 3-day gaming convention taking place on July 7-9, 2017 at SM Megamall Megatrade Hall 2. The first day features a conference and workshop for game developers and artists, then an exhibit and trade show takes place on the next two days. (more…)

4 Great Geek Documentaries on Netflix You Should Watch

Netflix

If you’ve ever wanted an insider’s look at the gaming industry, there are plenty of films that take you behind the scenes. Thanks to some fantastic geek-centric documentaries on Netflix, you can learn more about how indie games are made, find out what it takes to become an e-sports champion, and take a closer look at some of the most important events in gaming history. (more…)

Artistry and Delusion in Game Development

Delusion: Rejecting Reality

The practice of an art form is indeed self-expression. There is much thought and dreaming that goes into it, but you can make mistakes if you stop and think for too long. A common case would be putting way too much of oneself into the project without considering other factors other than your own, which has the creator enter the realm of delusion. This is what we shall talk about here, the product of obsession that drives some talented yet misguided creators to the brink of madness. (more…)