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What Game Creators Can Learn from Bob Ross

By kokororeflections

If you’re under the age of 30, you might never have heard of Bob Ross outside the realm of memes. For the uninitiated, when I was a kid, in the late 80s and early 90s, a show called “The Joy of Painting” aired on PBS. It was a modest and minimalistic program, with a mild-mannered, […]

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Stay Motivated and Keep Going!

By kokororeflections

It happens to everyone. You sit down in front of your epic masterpiece and you just can’t seem to get anything done. Or you don’t even sit down at all. What used to be fun is starting to look a whole lot like boring drudgery. If you’re starting to lose enthusiasm for game-making and can’t […]

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When People Hate My Work – How to Deal with Criticism

By kokororeflections

I don’t know where you are in your creative journey, whether it’s in game-making, art, writing or whatever pleases you, but maybe you’ve had the “luxury” of having a particular Negative Nelly in your life. One of those possibly well-meaning individuals who, whether they’re capable of artistic modes of expression or not, are by their […]

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9 Reasons to Finish Your Game! (or Other Project)

By kokororeflections

Once upon a time, you started a game. It was a good game. Heroes, villains and side characters just practically appeared, waiting for you to cast them in their roles in your epic saga. Next thing you know, you’re making maps and maybe even telling your friends. Maybe they even got excited about your project […]

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