Game Engines

Insight

​Unity Beginner’s Guide​

​Game Maker Studio Guide (videos)​

​Stencyl – Crash Courses​

​PlayCanvas Tutorials​

​Making Your First Phaser Game​

​Game Design & Development Tutorials​

​Beginner’s guide to Construct 2​

​A Quick Twine Tutorial​

​A Practical Guide to Game Writing​

​Intro to Swift​

​Construct2 Tutorials​

Blogs

​Lessmilk – Learn to Make Games​

​Cocos2d-x Developer Blog​

​Randy Gaul’s Game Programming Blog​

​bitsquid: development blog​

​Gamasutra​

Tools

​Unity​

​Unreal Engine 4​

​GameMaker Studio (Free)​

​Turbulenz​

​Stencyl​

​Phaser​

​Corona SDK​

​Renderdoc​

​Haxe​

​Adventure Game Studio​

​Construct 2​

​Ren’Py​

​Twine​

​Unreal Development Kit​

​Cocos2D​

​RPG Maker​

​PlayCanvas​

​Marmalade​

​MonoGame​

​Moai​

​GiderosMobile​

​LiveCode​

​PlayMaker​

​EDGELIB​

​WebAnimate​

​MapEditor​

​Blender​

​Construct2​

​Flixel​

Audio & Music

​Wwise​

​FMOD​

​Free Music Archive​

​Newgrounds​

​Incompetech​

​SampleSwap​

​JewelBeat​

​ccMixter​

​Jamendo​

​iBeat​

​Modarchive​

​IndieGameMusic​

​Partners in Rhyme​

​Musopen​

​Soundcloud (Creative Commons group)​

​Bandcamp​

​Free-Loops​

​Opsound​

​Netlabels​

​iCompositions​

​Purple Planet​

​FreeSound​

​Sound Librarian​

​Audacity​

Graphics

Insight

​Introduction to Pixel Art for Games​

​2D Game Art For Programmers – Part 1​

Artist Recruitment

​Polycount Forum​

​Reddit – /r/GameDevClassifieds​

​GameDev Classifieds​

​DeviantArt Jobs​

Tools

​Open Game Art​

​Reiner’s Tilesets​

​Deviant Art​

​Game Icons​

​Textures​

​Mayang’s Free Textures​

​Blend Swap (models for Blender)​

Marketing & PR - Analytics

Insight

​Promoting your indie game on social networks​

​How to Contact the Press​

​The Basic Marketing Plan for Indie Games​

​How to hack your indie game marketing​

​Marketing 101 for Indie Mobile Game Developers​

​The insiders’ guide to mobile app promotion​

​The Idiot’s Guide to Marketing Your Indie Game​

​iOS Development & Marketing Checklist​

Blogs

​PRstack​

​Soomla Blog​

​Fortress of Doors​

​App Annie Insights​

​Flurry Insights Blog​

​Fiksu​

Tools

​Chartboost​

​Tapdaq​

​Digital Turbine​

​Papaya Ads​

​NativeX​

​Appnext​

​Presskit.to​

​Flurry (Traditional analytics)​

​Google Analytics (Traditional analytics)​

​Unity Analytics​

​Upsight​

​Mixpanel​

​Mouseflow​

​Crazy Egg​

​Zarget​

​Ixty​

Social Media

Insight

​How to Use Hashtags: How many, Best Ones, and Where to Use Them​

​The Ideal Length of Everything Online, Backed by Research​

​Promoting your indie game on social networks​

​5 Tips for Using Content and Social Media to Build an Audience for Your Mobile Game​

​How to Create Engaging Images for Social Media: A Simple Guide for Non-Designers​

​How to Really Boost Your Twitter Power User Skills​

​The Beginner’s Guide to Social Media​

​7 Smart Social Media Marketing Moves For Local Businesses​

Blogs

​RazorSocial​

​Rebekah Radice​

​Simply Measured​

​Socially Sorted​

​Sprout Social​

​Unmetric Blog​

​Buffer Blog​

Tools

​Awedience​

​Zapier​

​AdHipster​

​Notify​

​Buffer​

​Hashtagify​

​Hootsuite​

​TweetDeck​

​Twitonomy​

​Think Gaming​

Coding

Insight

​C# Programming Yellow Book – Edition 7.0​

​HTML & CSS course – Codecademy​

​C# course​

Blogs

​JavaScript Playground​

​David Walsh Blog​

​HTML5 Tutorial​

Tools

​Locust.io​

​Digital Ocean​

​NearlyFreeSpeech​

​HTML5 UP!​

​W3Schools​

Community

Forums/Groups

​GameDev.net​

​Indie Gamer Forums​

​Forums – Indie DB​

​TIGForums​

​Game Jolt Forums​

​Game Development Slack Group​

​GamesIndustry​

​GameSauce​

​Global Game Jam​

Subreddits

​https://www.reddit.com/r/gamedev​

​https://www.reddit.com/r/IndieDev/​

​https://www.reddit.com/r/indiegames​

​https://www.reddit.com/r/gamesnews​

​https://www.reddit.com/r/gamejolt​

​https://www.reddit.com/r/indiegameswap​

Events Calendars

​Events for Gamers – Calendar​

​Gameconfs​

​MCV Events Calendar​

​Indie Game Jams​

​Game jams – itch.io​

Trade Bodies

​UKIE​

​TIGA​

​The ESA​

​Canadian Gaming Association​

​Australian Gaming Council​

​SELL​

​Abragames​

​G.A.M.E​

​International Game Developers Association​

Distribution Platforms

​Steam​

​Itch.io​

​Humble Bundle​

​GoG​

Co-Working Spaces

​Playhubs​

​Game Colab​

​The Gamenest​

​GamePlay Space​

​Philly Game Forge​

Review Sites

​267 App Review Sites — The Ultimate list for Mobile Indie Devs​

​http://bit.ly/IndieGameSites​

​iOS App Review Sites - 160 Sites For iPhone And iPad App Reviews​

​30 Best Mobile Multiplayer Games to Play With Friends​

​http://bit.ly/MobileGamesPress​

Legal

​Gamer/Law​

​The Game Lawyer Blog​

​New Media Rights​

​The American Bar Association’s Legal Guide to Video Game Development​

Newswires

​Robotsaid​

​Games Press​

​Send2Press Newswire​

​PR Newswire – Electronic Gaming​

​IndieGames​

​PR Mac​