It’s been two years since I’ve opened my Twitter DMs and invited people to ask graphics related questions and seek advice about how to get into the games industry. I think it’s time for a quick retrospective.
The majority of the questions revolve around how to start learning graphics programming. Nowadays there is a large choice of graphics APIs, graphics frameworks, high quality engines freely available, advanced graphics techniques and the visual bar in modern games is very high. It is understandable that someone trying to learn graphics programming may feel overwhelmed. The many options one has nowadays can also work to their advantage though, I have written some advice on how one can approach learning graphics programming in an older post.Continue reading “Open Twitter DMs, a 2 year retrospective”