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Miner Escape

Catch Fehst Creates Miner Escape to Inspire Young Devs

By | Game Dev Tips, Game Showcase | No Comments

16-year-old Vancouver-based game developer, designer, and VFX artist Catch Fehst has been defying the odds and following his dream of making games, despite being diagnosed with the debilitating Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) since age 13. We were honored to have the opportunity to chat with Catch Fehst on PANS and making games to entertain and inspire others who may also be facing their own …

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Buildbox 3

Announcing Buildbox 3 Official Release

By | Buildbox | 42 Comments

We’re excited to announce the official release of Buildbox 3, our most advanced game engine to-date! Buildbox 3 opens up the world of game development to everyone regardless of their skill level, making the entire process of developing professional looking 3D and 2D games extremely easy. With Buildbox 3, you can drag and drop …

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Buildbox 3 developing in 2D

Buildbox 3: Developing in 2D

By | Buildbox | 9 Comments

Did you know that you can also make cool 2D games with Buildbox 3?In this exclusive video, you’ll see how easy it is to work with Buildbox 3 in a 2D environment. You’ll also learn some of the new 2D features and improvements that we’ve made to Buildbox 3 to make developing in 2D super simple and fun …

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Buildbox 3

Buildbox 3 Sneak Peek: RPG Example

By | Buildbox | 10 Comments

Buildbox 3 is coming , and we’re so excited that we wanted to give you guys an exclusive sneak peek before the official release. In this video you’ll see how easy it is to use smart assets in indie games, like role-playing games. Also, in the final release of Buildbox 3, we’ll have 14 new assets and 40 new nodes that have never been …

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Vision of Buildbox Documentary

Vision of Buildbox Documentary

By | Buildbox | 11 Comments

In honor of the upcoming release of Buildbox 3, 8Cell Productions presents ‘Buildbox Vision: A Documentary.’ This cool mini-documentary with Buildbox founder, Trey Smith, and CTO Nik Rudenko tells the incredible story of the company, the vision behind the software, and it’s role as a pioneer in the #NoCode movement …

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Dev Blog #11 – Buildbox 3 Lights & Nodes

By | Buildbox | 5 Comments

Our development team and staff have been super busy polishing up Buildbox 3 and gearing up for our BIG official release (coming very soon ). It’s going to be incredible, and we all appreciate your patience. The wait will be well worth it. Buildbox 3 will be a 3D game-changer for indie developers at all levels from novice to veterans. We’ve added so many …

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Buildbox 3 Update

Dev Blog #8 – Buildbox 3 Update

By | Buildbox | 4 Comments

With our new release quickly approaching, we’re kicking things back up a notch with a bi-weekly update on our progress! 💪 Our priority is to help you have the best possible experience using Buildbox. So, every other week, I’ll be talking with the executive team here at Buildbox to help fill everyone in on what’s coming soon to the software. I’ll also be …

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Marketing Your Indie Game

Marketing Your Indie Game 101

By | Game Marketing | 5 Comments

If you’re a solo developer, marketing your indie game is vital. Thousands of new apps being released every single day, so getting the word out about your game early on and often is the only way to gain visibility and downloads. As soon as you have something to show, you should start promoting your indie game. Developing a marketing strategy is the key to app success. So, today we’ll be covering the first five necessary steps that every game developer should follow to start marketing their mobile game like a PRO …

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Game Development Tutorials

Best Game Development Tutorials

By | Buildbox | 5 Comments

Where can you find the best tutorials for game development? It’s no secret that we have a ton of tutorial videos on making games right here at Buildbox. But we also have mobile game development tutorials and complete series covering game design techniques, marketing, and every other aspect of making games on our official YouTube channel too. So …

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