Learning Center (Knowledge Base)
Game Development
Thursday, March 17, 2016
By: Matthew Doucette

(A part of our Learning Center collection.)

A collection of my game development articles:


Another Way to Create a GitHub Repository
2017/Feb/04 — Matthew Doucette
A workaround and alternative method to creating a repository on GitHub.

Unity Game Development Tutorial
2016/Jun/06 — Matthew Doucette
Unity game development tutorial, by Dylan Gidney for Xona Games for our Kids Make Games project.

Kids Make Games: Scaredy Ship Released
2016/Jun/05 — Matthew Doucette
Scaredy Ship is officially completed and released. It is another game produced in our Kids Make Games project!

Kids Make Games: Color Crush Released
2016/Jun/04 — Matthew Doucette
Color Crush is officially completed and released. It is one of a few games produced in our Kids Make Games project we work on with Brilliant Labs.

Brilliant Labs MakerSpace: MakeyMakey Project
2016/May/20 — Matthew Doucette
Just a small example of student work in a Brilliant Labs MakerSpace, at Drumlin Heights Consolidated School.

Kids Make Games: Scaredy Ship: Sub-Frames
2016/May/13 — Matthew Doucette
Interesting technicality came up -- sub-frames -- in the development of Scaredy Ship, a game being developed in our Kids Make Games project.

2D Game Development Tutorial - Part 1 - Installing the Software
2016/Mar/25 — Matthew Doucette
A quick tutorial to start game design -- using the same technologies that Xona Games uses. Part 1; Installing the software.

Introducing Xona Learn
2016/Mar/17 — Matthew Doucette
Some background that lead to our Knowledge Base Learning Center.

2D Game Development Tutorial - C#/XNA (PC/X360/PS4/XB1)
2016/Mar/17 — Matthew Doucette
A quick tutorial to start game design -- using the same technologies that Xona Games uses.

Take Risks
2013/Aug/27 — Matthew Doucette
Some thoughts on why you should take risks.

Xona Games Running Lean: The Lean Startup Challenge
2011/Mar/21 — Matthew Doucette
Our entry into the $100,000 Lean Startup Challenge!

Xona Games: Are You Smarter Than A CEO? Interview
2011/Jan/27 — Matthew Doucette
Matthew Doucette of Xona Games interviewed for the Are You Smarter Than A CEO? competition.


About the Author: I am Matthew Doucette of Xona Games, an award-winning indie game studio that I founded with my twin brother. We make intensified arcade-style retro games. Our business, our games, our technology, and we as competitive gamers have won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Our business has won $180,000 in contests. Our games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, have won game contests, and have held 3 of the top 5 rated spots in Japan of all Xbox LIVE indie games. Our game engines have been awarded for technical excellence. And we, the developers, have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions -- relating to the games we make. Read about our story, our awards, our games, and view our blog.

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