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!
I picked up a Surface Pro 7 (Core i7 / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD) for the purpose of on-the-go development. If you’re interested in my impression check out the video above.
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.