One of the most important lessons that gets repeated over and over in game development is COMPLETE YOUR GAME. It deserves to be repeated again by myself. Often times it sounds easy but there are little distractions that can get in the way of actually shipping a complete game.
When developing a game, it’s important to figure out the fun factor. During the critical design phase, it’s always a good idea to get your idea into a playable form. This is where prototyping comes in. The goal is to quickly create something tangible and get an idea of the “feel” of the game. From there we can tweak and improve or trash it altogether. Don’t focus on making it beautiful. Focus on making it playable!
So, you want to make video games and wondering where to start? This video I set up the prerequisites and some tips to start making video games.