October 2016

Zagrava Games: Setbacks are just opportunities in disguise

In Ukraine, there are numerous gaming studios that are recognized over the world. For instance, 4A Games, the mastermind behind the Metro franchise houses 80 talented designers, programmers, sound specialists, writers and artists. Most of them are at the forefront of pushing the boundaries of the gaming market in Ukraine. Not forgetting, War Spark, a small studio based in Zaporozhye created the game Siege Hero...

Team Red Panda: Talent and Sweat. The only way to take over the world

Game developers are constantly striking a balance between technical and creative challenges. Contrary to popular belief, making games is not all about creating stories, characters, and mechanics. Conceptualizing and thinking of cool ideas are what a developer does 10% of the time. The rest of the 90% involves the execution of these ideas and keeping the end goal in mind. Team Red Panda who came...

Limkernel: Turning what is old into gold

Russia, a country that is synonymous with everything that’s big. Having the longest railway built on the largest soil that covers more than a ninth of the earth’s land. It is also the second largest oil producer in the world. Moscow nestles the most billionaires than any other known cities of the world. Before we forget, they also have the biggest McDonalds in the world....

Mike Sellers – Back To Basics, Systemic Game Design

Here at GameFounders we invite game mentors from all over the world to accelerate the development of the indie developers in our program. Everyday, these mentors will give seminars and 1 on 1 training sessions to the teams. This article is adapted from a seminar conducted by Mike Sellers. It’s very easy to look at a typical game design and overlook its core competencies. Sure there...

Rawple Studio: Desire to get on the world stage

High-speed internet, a boom in investment and a massive e-sports scene saw South Korea’s game industry explode into a multi-billion dollar industry, thus encouraging game developers to be more competitive on a global scale. Hence, hailing from that country, we are proud to introduce Rawple Studio. The four-man team, consisting of Glenn Bae, Taeyong Kang, Seeyoung Park and Seungho Choi studied in the same university,...