As a first-time homeschooling family, we’re constantly asking ourselves if we’re doing the right thing. From leaving public school all the way down to the right length for our lunch break at home (I’ve been thinking about a 45-minute proposal sure to make waves around the house) we are wrestling…

With the decision made to bail on our award-winning public school system, we knew we would take over to teach our son — we just had to figure out what we were going to teach him. Here’s what we landed on and how it’s going.

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By the beginning of our son’s Kindergarten year, we’d moved an hour away, left our family and friends behind, and holed up in a tiny apartment to wait out construction on our new home, all to put him in one of the highest-rated school districts in the nation. …

For a couple of years now, I’ve had one foot in the door of the VR enthusiast community. It’s gradually dawned on me that this might not be the most responsible position at this point in time. Here’s why I’m making a change.

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Welcome creators! I want to say it right up front: this round-up is not usually going to be overwhelmingly focused on the Godot engine. Since I brought it up last weekend, however, the Little Open Source Engine Who Could (Maybe) surprised us all by jumping into the mainstream news. We’ll…

Don’t ask me how this came up today, but I got going about owl pellets at the family breakfast table this morning.

It may have had something to do with my son’s stuffed owl he’s been carrying around for a couple of days (my wife picked it out for him…

ATLANTA, GA — Stakeholders may call it “game over” at one staggeringly successful game studio after the sudden loss of a critical player.

High Ridge Software, recipient of 13 Game of the Year awards in addition to dozens of Players’ Choice honors, confirmed that gamer Kevin Melsinger had unexpectedly parted…

Valued user,

We were looking around in your contacts — which may strike you as something you never would have agreed to, but you most certainly did — and we couldn’t help but notice you didn’t <add your colleague Justin Wagner>.

These days, professionals like you will meet hundreds —…

Happy holiday season 2020, folks. The days are short, the Zoom calls are long, and scammers are working harder than ever to separate you from whatever you have left. …

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Since becoming a caretaker dad, I’ve found myself in league with several social media groups consisting of parents, primarily fathers, who share ideas, problems, and encouragement, in hopes that we’re all a little better for it. …

Todd Mitchell

Author: Inside Video Game Creation. Indie dev. Producer and host of GameDev Breakdown. I run CodeWritePlay.com. Follow me @Mechatodzilla.

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