dot big bang featured in 3D World, Dexerto & Game Developer.com

The games industry media has been taking notice of dot big bang recently, with several interesting articles popping up in various outlets. First up, the PrestonPlayz Would You Rather collab was featured on prominent esports and gaming portal Dexerto. Next, two interviews with dbb’s CEO Robert Anderberg appeared on prominent industry news and analysis site gamedeveloper.com, and in long-running print magazine 3D World.

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Meet The Devs: Chris Miles, Associate Community Manager

Chris Miles is better known to the dot big bang Discord community as DMM or DigitalMonkeyMaster. He became an Associate Community Manager last year, and has been brightening up the dbb Discord ever since. We caught up with him to find out what the job entails, and what makes for a safe, happy and thriving online community.

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Signups Are Open For The Chase Heroes Live Creation Session!

We’re happy to announce that signups to take part in the second dot big bang Live Creation Session are now open!

A Live Creation Session is a 3 hour event, where creators work in teams to make new maps from a set of provided assets. This time, the game people will be working from is the super fun obstacle course racing game: Chase Heroes!

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Meet McFunkypants, dot big bang’s First Gamedev-in-Residence

Breakdance McFunkypants is the pseudonym of Christer Kaitila, a prolific game developer and gamedev Twitter presence. Known for his imagination, positivity, and constant flow of interesting and creative new works, Christer is dot big bang’s first ever gamedev-in-residence. We sat down with him to ask about his process, ethos, and bright “gamedev optimist” outlook.

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How To Start Making Games In dot big bang!

Never made a game before but want to give it a go? Then you’ve arrived at the right place. dot big bang has every tool you need to make a game right here in your browser. You can get started on a new game project in seconds. In this post we’ll go through everything you need to know to start making games on dot big bang. No prior knowledge needed!

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Preston’s “Would You Rather” Hits 100,000 Plays; Launch Video Passes 1.4m Views

Last week saw the launch of Would You Rather, a fast-paced quiz-race game made by dot big bang in collaboration with Youtube star Preston. To celebrate the release, Preston streamed the game on his PrestonPlayz channel. Thousands of viewers clicked a link to instantly hop into the game with him, bringing one of the core visions behind dot big bang to fruition.

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Preston’s ‘Would You Rather’ Launches Today On dot big bang

Today sees the release of ‘Would You Rather’, a fast-paced quiz-race designed by dot big bang with creative input from gaming YouTube star Preston Arsement.

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dbb x GGJ: Making A Game In 48 Hours

Game jams are a great avenue for established and aspiring game devs to learn, grow, and experiment. They providing the framework and motivation needed for quick iteration, working in teams, and focussed bursts of creativity and productivity. With this in mind, dot big bang Community Engineer Ashley Koett entered the Global Game Jam this year. The resulting game is “ESP”, a ‘single-player co-op’ puzzle-platformer on the jam’s theme of ‘Duality’ (play it here). We caught up with her to find out about how it went, and what unique qualities dot big bang brings to the table as a game jam platform.

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dbb x GGJ: Devs try out dot big bang at the Global Game Jam

Dot big bang’s sponsorship of the Global Game Jam 2022 resulted in some talented creators using dbb for the first time. The jam saw lots of people learning the UI, trying out the scripting system, and building games from scratch in just 48 hours.

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