Our Interning Developers talk about their drive

AAA Gaming Institute’s Capacity Building Initiative A major part of what we do at AAA Game Institute is Capacity Building. For that reason we have had 2 interns over the past month who have been deep diving into Gaming with us, and have learnt the skills necessary to make games. We did an Interview sessionContinue reading “Our Interning Developers talk about their drive”

Our new Adventure – Setting up a Gaming Institute in Mombasa

Mombasa is Kenya’s 2nd Largest City, the “Gateway” to Kenya – hosting one of Africa’s most strategic sea ports. The port serves a good chunk of Eastern Africa – but that is aside from the point – Mombasa for myself and Aly Salim (Co-founder at AAA Platforms) is our dear home. We grew up inContinue reading “Our new Adventure – Setting up a Gaming Institute in Mombasa”

The Core of C# Game Engines – and A bit about Unity

There is always 2 kinds of developers when it comes to gaming: There is the Developer Developing the Games, and the Developer developing the tools. In this particular article we talk about the Game Engine Core technology, but we cover in more detail C# technologies – among them the Unity Engine. C# Game Engines InContinue reading “The Core of C# Game Engines – and A bit about Unity”

Examining how Lua Game Engines work with Android

Lua Game Engine design is a whole topic of discussion on its own. And in one of the coming sessions I God willing plan to cover how Lua engines in entirety work – together with a deep dive into how C# engines (the likes of Unity / MonoGame / etc) also work. But for thisContinue reading “Examining how Lua Game Engines work with Android”

The anatomy of a Game Engine

There are various techniques individuals or organizations can go about making games. These include: Doing it from scratch: This is the most complicated technique. It involves manually assembling all components from the ground up to make a game. In the traditional world this was the approach, and since games need to be highly optimized, folksContinue reading “The anatomy of a Game Engine”

Welcome to the Open Source Game Developer Blog

Open Source has had a profound impact in our world. It has inspired great ideas to be shaped and also be widely adopted. It has also allowed everyone to have access to affordable technology, be it in the Cloud or on Premise, or on your own hardware device. There is no doubt as to theContinue reading “Welcome to the Open Source Game Developer Blog”