Eledris

The Eledris Blog is an archive of resources about worldbuilding, writing, art, and game dev. As I work on my world, I share my experience and knowledge in the form of easy to understand guides.

Setting up a 2D Scene in Unity
Setting up a 2D Scene in Unity

The scene setup, as the first thing you do in your new Unity project, can really help boost your productivity at the start of your game development cycle.

22. 03. 2023 9,834

How to Write Clean, Reusable Code
How to Write Clean, Reusable Code

Whether you’re planning on working on a project for years, on handing it off to someone else in a month, or writing a full-on external library, there’s one thing you have to keep in mind. Writing clean, reusable code.

22. 03. 2023 6,312

How to Design Breathtaking 2D Platformer Levels
How to Design Breathtaking 2D Platformer Levels

Platformers have been popular since the dawn of games; from Super Mario Bros. of 1985 to Celeste of today. Good level design is one of the most essential parts of a platformer. Want to design breathtaking levels for your game?

22. 03. 2023 34,870

Game Jams
Game Jams

Game jams are game-making competitions, which push you to your limits by setting brutal constraints, usually time-wise. For example, the goal of a game jam could be to create a game in 48 hours.

22. 03. 2023 3,354

Game Genres
Game Genres

Video-games are often divided into different genres – “guidelines” of sorts, to help us distinguish similar games. I will look into different game genres and describe them in, with examples.

04. 01. 2020 5,848

Chronicles GameDev Challenge
Chronicles GameDev Challenge

I challenge developers to create 15 games in a matter of 15 consecutive weeks. I challenge you to join the Chronicles GameDev Challenge, a game jam marathon!

04. 01. 2020 2,584

Game Engines
Game Engines

Game engines are software tools used for creating games. There is a ton of these engines, the most known probably Unity, Unreal and GameMaker. What are they and what can they do?

04. 01. 2020 5,014

5 Best GameDev Channels on YouTube
5 Best GameDev Channels on YouTube

If you prefer learning about game development in video form, I recommend you check out these amazing GameDev channels on YouTube.

03. 01. 2020 5,756

5 Ways To Improve Your Game In Under An Hour
5 Ways To Improve Your Game In Under An Hour

You may have heard about improving your “game feel”; small improvements, that make a huge difference. Let’s look at 10 ways to improve your game, that will take you under one hour – let’s make some good games!

03. 01. 2020 5,588