About this site
"Sharing knowledge is the most fundamental act of friendship. Because it is a way of giving something wihtout loosing something" Richard Stallman
This blog is dedicated to the art of Video Game development. These articles are written to serve the purpose of sharing useful, insightfull and inspiring material, written from a place of joy and passion for the world to take part of, for free, for anyone happening to cross path with them.
Gamedevelopersplayground.com is also meant to act as a creative outlet for the authors giving them the chance to share their expertise and give their opinion on matters. Topics covered includes programming best-practices, shader code, 3D Modeling, framework tutorials and a lot more. No matter what you're looking for, something of intrest should be available.
Even though the content does not have any specific audience in mind, most will assume a familiarity with the basics within the area. The required level of comprehension within the field will also vary heavily from article to article.
About the authors
This blog is written and maintained by me, Bona Fyrvall, a senior software developer and code enthusiast with over 15 years of programming experience. I got a bachelors degree in computer science from Stockholm University. By day I work as a professional back-end developer at Arrowhead Game Studios, a medium sized game studios located in Stockholm, Sweden. During the off hours I like to make games on my own. The engine of choice is Unity3D. Lots of energy is focused on building stuff for Unity and extending Unity with new tooling and an improved workflow.
The code displayed on GameDevelopersPlayground.com is intended to be used, reused, altered and shared to your heart's contend. To fulfill this goal, everything is released under an MIT license meaning they are in essence free for anyone to copy and use as you like without the risk of any legal repercussions. If any questions arise or of you're feeling unsure, please read up on the license yourself. Anything code not released under an MIT licsense will have a explicti warning.
Note: This only applies to code. Images and non-code text is still copything protected.