Video games are fun and very enjoyable to play however, it is very difficult and to work for a game developing company, you have to have years of experience and a degree in game development but ain’t nobody got time for dat? What if I told you that you could develop your own game using purpose built software? Some will cost you money but some are free. I would personally recommend the free software as it’s good for building up experience and if you don’t like it, you’re not out of pocket. …


Game physics are a type of software within a game that involves the laws of physics being simulated into a game. Game engines consist of several elements such as physics engines, program code and the laws of physics themselves. Physics don’t have to be identical to real life, in fact they can be whatever the developer decides.


Last week, I talked about how video game graphics came about and how they have evolved over the years. This week, i’m going to talk about how they are made. I hope you enjoy reading this article by someone who barely knows anything about graphics so bare with me.

Photorealistic and non-photorealistic Images in video games are made by performing a process known as rendering. Here, 2D and 3D models are compiled together in a computer program such as blender and sketchup. This is known as a render. Each scene is made up of data structures which contain information about…


In this day and age, a game isn’t judged by its physics or storyline. Those days are a thing of the past. Today, a game can be bought or ignored if it’s graphics aren’t up to speed. It’s actually very annoying as I would rather have a game which worked at launch, had a great story, good physics and mountains of content at the price that the quality of graphics would deteriorate. So this had me thinking. What goes into the graphics process anyway?

In the development of a game, Game artists are picked to create 2D and 3D graphics…


Don’t you just hate it when a game you waited for ages to be released is riddled with bugs and glitches which go unfixed due to the devs being either lazy or having difficulties of their own? Well, for all you PC gamers, a select number of dedicated players have taken these problems and decided to solve them themselves. These are known as unofficial patches.

Last year, I barely knew these existed as I mainly play on consoles and most of the games that I play, didn’t have a dedicated fanbase behind them. This was until in 2014, where one…

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