Building Your First Game

'Building your first game'

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:

Tiana Crump

About Tiana Crump

Tiana Crump is a journalist and social media manager at Buildbox with a passion for inspiring others and driving brand awareness. As a gamer and creator, she enjoys sharing game development insights, tips, and success stories from the Buildbox community.