32 – Break it down to get it done. Making video games with Karyl Gilbertson. artwork
The Spark & The Art

32 – Break it down to get it done. Making video games with Karyl Gilbertson.

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  • November 6th 2014

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/32 – Karyl Gilbertson is a web designer and dad who is creating a video game in his spare time. In today’s interview we talk about his little trick for getting to work on his project even when he doesn’t feel like it and how breaking his project into smaller chunks allowed him to get started without feeling overwhelmed. 

— Links for today’s episode —

@Karyl - https://twitter.com/karyl

Arkaia: The Mysterious Island - http://arkaiagame.com/

New Harvest Media - http://newharvest.ca/

Bioware - http://www.bioware.com/en/

ACAD - Alberta College of Art and Design - http://www.acad.ca/

Spencer Goldade - thesparkandtheart.com/2

WordPress - https://wordpress.com/

PHP - http://php.net/

Drupal - https://www.drupal.org/

C++ - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%2B%2B

Unity - http://unity3d.com/

C# - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C_Sharp_(programming_language)

Objective C - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Objective-C

JQuery - http://jquery.com/

JavaScript - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JavaScript

Flash - https://www.adobe.com/ca/products/flash.html

Actionscript - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ActionScript

Unreal Engine - https://www.unrealengine.com/what-is-unreal-engine-4

Trello - https://trello.com/ 
Myst - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-8CFun3nEw

Steam Game Market - http://store.steampowered.com/

Desura - http://www.desura.com/

Itch.io - http://itch.io/

Humble Bundle - https://www.humblebundle.com/

Mac Heist - http://www.macheist.com/

Kickstarter -https://www.kickstarter.com/

Steam Greenlight - http://steamcommunity.com/greenlight

Steam Early Access - http://store.steampowered.com/genre/Early%20Access/ 

Indie Game The Movie - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhaT78i1x2M

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