ARTICLES

Title Source Info
Magical Crystals - Clichés To Hate
Magical crystals are the ultimate panacea whenever you need to put something into your story, but you don’t know how to do it.
07/13/2017 11:18 AM
Revenge Explains Everything - Clichés To Hate
If you're looking for a cool topic to talk about, you may want to avoid the vengeance cliché.
06/22/2017 02:51 PM
Bows Are Easy And Only For Women - Clichés To Hate
Isn't it boring how almost every female warrior in fantasy settings is forced to use a bow?
06/11/2017 01:43 PM
Wrong Literacy Assumption – Fixing A Bad Design
We made a mistake in our design and we think it’s quite an interesting one, even if it’s rather small.
06/08/2017 08:13 AM
Spread Diary Entries - Clichés To Hate #1
Introduction to a new series focused on avoiding overused storytelling clichés.
06/02/2017 09:48 AM
Jump into Javascript part 8
In which I remember to post it on RMN as well as Patreon.
05/30/2017 02:09 PM
Slip into Ruby - Under the hood part 19: MOAR WINDOWS
I accidentally overwrote the master copy of this one, so I've had to redo it.
05/30/2017 02:05 PM
Too much exploration makes you a sloppy fighter
How to balance exploration and execution challenge
05/24/2017 01:39 PM
My 2.5 years journey of game development
My experience in the last 2.5 developing the game Stitched
05/03/2017 07:09 AM
Free World Building Tools, Tips, and the Websites to Find Them.
Random Name, Term, Map Generators, Organization and Writing Tips, and More!
04/30/2017 04:08 AM
Introductory Side Effect Algebra
An extra tool as a formal method for reasoning about side effects
04/30/2017 02:51 AM
Jump into Javascript part 7
In which I object.
04/29/2017 11:08 PM
Slip into Ruby - Under the Hood part 18: More Windows
In which gosh darn it I'm late again.
04/27/2017 06:46 PM
Jump into Javascript part 6
In which we exit the scene.
04/09/2017 05:56 PM
Slip into Ruby - Under the Hood part 17: When I'm Cleaning Windows!
In which the name doesn't have much to do with the actual content.
04/05/2017 12:19 PM
Jo's Digital Art Tutorial 02
A walkthrough / narration of my regular painting technique.
03/12/2017 03:44 AM
Slip into Ruby - Under the Hood part 16: Bo (window_)selecta(ble)!
In which we demystify commands.
02/23/2017 11:02 PM
Properly Scoping a Project
or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Deadline
02/19/2017 06:48 PM
Slip into Ruby - Under the Hood part 15: What's in a Window?
Quite a lot, as it turns out.
02/14/2017 05:04 PM
Jump into Javascript part 5
The teardown series nears the end of scenes.
02/14/2017 10:12 AM

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Anomalies
This section is a catch-all for anything that doesn't fit in the above categories. It may or may not be related to game making or RMN. It could have stories about pirates.
Artist Workshop
The articles in the artist workshop are geared towards making original sprites and tilesets for your game, which can help it stand out.
Game Design and Theory
This section is where all the amateur thinktanks write article regarding gameplay, with topics covering balance, dungeon design, battle systems, etc.
Programming and Mathematics
Need to do some heavy-duty coding or math work? This is the place.
Webcast
Broadcast your opinions over the Internet for all to hear!
Writer's Block
The storytelling category is for articles about creating well-rounded heroes, villains, background stories and even worlds!