Month: June 2017

The Best Microphones for Online Videos – Create YouTube Videos and Devlogs for More Sales

Hey developers, Bilal here, and in this article, I just want to talk about sound. Which microphones you should use that are within aspiring indie developer budget, can be used for developer video logs, streaming game development, and using YouTube to market your video game. I’ve talked about marketing for indie developers before, and I always recommend to do everything you can ASAP to expose your game. That includes YouTube videos, developer log videos, developer log articles, podcast series, and others. That said, let’s investigate the topic of audio in these cases. Now, right off the bat, I’d like...

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Essential Unity® Assets for Efficiency – My Favorite Unity® Assets | Asset Store Shopping Guide

Hey Game Developers, Bilal here, and I just wanted to share all of the Unity® assets that I find absolutely essential based on the type of games you’re creating. I’ve personally used all of these assets in my projects, and I highly recommend them as premium products from publishers who clearly put effort into creating tools to help you make games faster and better. If you’re a solo developer, these assets are MUST-HAVES because it’s very difficult to wear every hat in game development. You have to draw the line of doing everything somewhere, and these assets are a...

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The Ultimate Hardware Guide To Optimizing The Unity Editor

One admirable aspect of Unity® is the ability to run it on many different platforms including MacBook Pro laptops and some Windows laptop and desktops that aren’t very high end. While it’s true that Unity® can run on all of these platforms, there is a lot of improvement that can be done for your machine to increase performance of the Editor on your machine. Before investing in new hardware, you’ll want to know which parts will affect the performance of Unity®, and in which areas you’ll see the changes. There are a few features in the Editor that specifically...

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Visual Studio 2017 Keybindings – Best Keyboard Configuration For Unity® Programming

Visual Studio 2017 is currently the most robust IDE to use for programming with C# in Unity®, and is the most commonly used IDE in general game development. That said, it’s good to know how to set up the most efficient workflow for yourself when using it, as Visual Studio comes with some unintuitive functionality out-of-the-box. In this article, I’ll show you the most important features to use in Visual Studio 2017, and I’ll show you which keybindings I use to become the most efficient Unity® developer I can be.   Setting Keybindings Before I tell you all of...

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