Boss Battles with Russell

Tom Russell has released the fourth edition of his quarterly game development magazine, subtitled “Boss Battles”. The pdf is free to download (left click only, 3.1 MB) and contains 90 pages of articles, features and game reviews and even a 13-page short story.

Russell’s Quarterly Podcasts

Certain articles from Tom Russell’s Russell’s Quarterly magazine are now available in podcast form. The podcasts are short – the longest is just 18 minutes – and long articles are broken down into several shows.  Writing on the GMC Russell said of his new distribution method “hopefully this format will allow you to experience [long articles] without causing significant eye strain.” I am not really sure if there is a demand for this because the Read more…

Russell’s Quarterly – Issue 3

The third issue of Tom Russell’s Russell’s Quarterly magazine focusing on game development past and present has been released ahead of schedule. The cover feature this time around, “God Games”, is not in reference to the popular genre but to a decidedly less-popular one: games about religion and faith. The cover thought piece not only discusses some religious games and profiles the prominent Christian game developer Wisdom Tree, but also uses that as a spring-board Read more…

GMTech 12: The Review

GameMakerTech Issue 12 was released on May 29th – for details and to download click here. Following the much improved magazine design introduced for issue 11 GameMaker Tech was looking the slickest of all GameMaker magazines. However I think that this, the second issue to have this new layout, is more important as it will better reflect the progress made at GameMaker Tech.