Steps To Develop Your Own Game

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By Atharv Sharma
Published Nov 20 2021

Hindustan Times

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Game development is a multi-step process that needs planning, creativity, research, and meticulous attention to detail

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Identifying a nice concept to bring to life is the first step in making any game, whether it's a big-budget game or an independent game

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Here are some steps to keep in mind while developing your own game

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Planning

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Create a few game ideas to choose the type of game you want to create. Research various genres and explore the games' potential features or mechanisms

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Pre-production and research

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Create a game design document that defines all of the important aspects, such as game mechanics, genre, world-building, plot, and marketing plan

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Production

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The true development begins at this point. The game's developers produce all assets, establish the rules of play, construct levels and scenes, and write the game's code

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Refine and test

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Create a prototype of the game and test it out. Keep refining and polishing the game until you see it fit for release 

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Launch and market

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Launch the game on online video game stores such as, Steam or GOG. Begin marketing the game on as many platforms as possible

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