There are a few fundamentals in design that you should learn, before you start building your first game.
Learning these basic principles can make the game development process a lot easier. Not only will it prevent you from getting overwhelmed but it will help you stay on course to complete your project.
Mindset plays a huge role in success. So, it’s important to remember to start out small and focus your attention on learning how to make a really great game.
When Building Your First Game
Start off by creating a simple version of your game idea in the form of a prototype. As you learn and improve your skills you’ll be able to use that model as a foundation to later build out your first full game.
“Big things often have small beginnings.”
Remember, when starting out it’s important to learn the essential design skills that will lead to success.
In the video below, Buildbox founder, Trey Smith, discusses how to build your first game (well … technically your first three games) and why: