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Buildbox World Quests

Buildbox World Now Has Quests

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

Buildbox World also now features head-to-head tournaments where you can play against other players from around the world and win real prizes.You can put your gaming skills to the test by competing with other players for the highest score in popular bits like Two Way Attack to earn real prizes. Just tap the ‘Tournament’ icon from Box-E’s drop-down menu to compete. You can now explore, discover, and …

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Over 2,000 Game Assets Now Available in Buildbox!

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

Did you know that Buildbox’s asset library now has over 2,000 game assets? There are thousands of 2D and 3D models, UI elements, and much more available in the asset library. You can even find original game assets made by creators in our Buildbox community to use in your games. Plus, every week, new assets are added. If you haven’t logged in for a while, definitely browse through the asset library …

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Best Practices for Implementing Ads in Your Mobile Game

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

Do you have a monetization strategy in place for your upcoming game? If not, you’ll definitely want to keep reading! This guide will show you how to use mobile game ads as part of your monetization strategy. You’ll learn some of the best practices for using mobile ads, and we’ll even show you how to add ads to your game with Adbox! So, let’s dive right in! There are many ways you can monetize (earn …

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new game assets

Over 150 New Game Assets Now Available in Buildbox

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

Are you almost done with your game but still need a few key assets? Or maybe you’re just starting out and need some inspiration to help get you going? Well, guess what?! Over 150 brand new game assets have been added to the Buildbox Asset Library! So, if you haven’t logged in to check them out yet, now is the time! Here’s a few of our favorite picks …

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Selling Game Assets

How to Sell Game Assets in Buildbox Shop: A Best Practices Guide

By | Buildbox, Game Business Blog, Game Dev Tips

Did you know that one of the best places to sell game assets is Buildbox Shop? Our Buildbox Shop allows anyone to sell their own original assets right inside Buildbox. Creators can find everything they need to finish their games, from 2D and 3D assets to user interface (UI) elements and more. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an illustrator, graphic designer, artist, or simply have a passion for creating …

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Top 5 Best Practices for Creating Buildbox World Bits

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

There’s no limit to what you can create with Buildbox World bits. However, the best bits are quick and fun to play. A bit does not have to have multiple levels, but it must be playable. Buildbox World is all about fun. So, any bit you submit must function as a game. When creating your bits inside the Buildbox desktop application, try to make sure all your bit characters have the ability to move. Always …

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The Buildbox Glossary: An Introduction to Buildbox Terms for Video Game Development

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

Did you know that we have a Buildbox glossary to help you learn all the basic game development terms and common Buildbox lingo? We all know that making a game can be overwhelming, especially when you’re just starting out! There are a lot of different video game development terms and phrases that you need to know whether you’re using Buildbox or some other game creation tool. To make the …

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how to name a game in 7 steps

7 Steps to Finding the Perfect Name for Your Game App

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

When you’re browsing games in the App stores, it’s often the game’s name that catches your attention. A game with an awesome name is bound to be pretty dope, right? You’d think that a game with a name like “Operation Darkness” would be pretty cool, especially since it’s an RPG set in an alternate World War II. Instead, the game was a visual mess with poor mechanics. Of course, the opposite can be said …

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5 tips for selecting video game background music

5 Tips To Select The Best Video Game Music

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

By nature, most game developers are visually oriented. They’ll spend hours designing and discussing artwork, character skins and game effects. Granted, sound effects also get a lot of attention — but when it comes to music, the conversations often grow quiet. Yet background music is a fundamental component to the gaming experience. Not only does great music add tremendously to a game, a …

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