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How to make a mobile game

How to Make a Mobile Game that Cuts Through the Noise

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

The mobile game market has never been so competitive. Yet, as practically everyone in the world has a smartphone in their hands and time to play, the rewards for coming out with the next killer game have never been so great. Making a game today is very easy, but making a great game takes planning and innovation. Buildbox is the platform behind more Top 100 games than any other no-code game builder …

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How to Record Gameplay

How to Record Great Gameplay Videos Easily

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

Today we’re going to take a look at some of the best free tools that you can use to record video footage of your Buildbox games. We’ll be rounding up some options for both Mac and PC, along with bonus rounds that will guide you on recording from your iOS device too! Microsoft Windows has a few options, and we’re going to take a look at three of the easiest to use: First, make sure the Game Bar is actually enabled. It should be turned on by default, but here’s how to find it. Open the Settings menu by …

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Game Creator Phil Lloyd Shares His Experience Working With Kwalee

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

Are you a game creator considering going the publishing route? One of our long-time Buildbox game creators, Phil Lloyd, recently partnered with Kwalee to publish his upcoming game. Lloyd has been using our software for years, making games like Paint!, Hoop Glide, Swipe Stack!, Castle Force, and Collider! His games on the App Store got the team at Kwalee’s attention and now …

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Why a Prototype Is All You Need to Land a Publishing Deal

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

As a publisher of mobile games, one of the biggest misconceptions we come across at Kwalee is that developers need to have fully-fledged and complete games to even stand a chance of striking a publishing deal. For us and especially within the world of hypercasual, this couldn’t be. It’s something we do with our own internally developed games, so why change the rules for the external developers we work with? Here, we’ll talk …

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What Does It Mean to Get Published?

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

With thousands of apps being released each day on the app store, getting your game noticed can be tough and, for many indie solo developers, a daunting task. Luckily, you don’t have to do everything alone. You can work with a publishing company, like Kwalee, our official publishing partner, to help optimize your game and boost success. Going the publisher route is one of the best ways to gain support and visibility in the …

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