Video: Slime Rancher dev's guide to making games that stand out and survive

On this 2019 GDC communicate, Monomi Park (Slime Rancher) founder Nick Popovich explains how you’ll make your recreation stand out and live on among the hundreds of video games launched annually.

Key to Popovich’s technique is the concept that promoting your recreation is solely the place to begin: to assist it live on and thrive, you wish to have to offer it a “pulse” (thru updates, and so on) that makes avid gamers really feel engaged with a residing recreation.

He additionally delves into what makes a recreation really feel like “house”, and why cultivating that type of enchantment is so key to making sure avid gamers stay coming again on your recreation — and speaking it as much as their pals.

Popovich’s communicate was once wealthy in sensible examples and classes realized from Slime Rancher’s building, and now you’ll watch it (totally loose!) over at the reputable GDC YouTube channel!

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