/r/gamedev/

r/gamedev

1.6M members
r/gamedev is a subreddit with 1.6M members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has high activity.
The subreddit covers various game development aspects, including programming, design, writing, art, game jams, postmortems, and marketing. It serves as a hub for game creators to discuss and share their insights, experiences, and expertise in the industry.

Popular Themes in r/gamedev

#1
Advice Requests
: "A fan is asking for more content on the Steam forum, but my game is financial catastrophe. How should I respond?"
32 posts
#2
Pain & Anger
: "I guess it’s time to ditch adobe products"
30 posts
#3
Solution Requests
: "What game really WOW'ed you with it's animations?"
22 posts
#4
Money Talk
: "Why does our industry require so much learning yet pays horrible?"
5 posts
#5
Self-Promotion
: "I created a procedural tree generator and am releasing it as open source. Over 30 tunable parameters and option to export to .glb"
1 post
#6
News
: "Gameloft closes its studio located in Cluj, Romania. 136 employes are being laid off."
1 post

Popular Topics in r/gamedev

#1

Game Development

: "Is anyone else here into Game Development because the game you want just doesn't exist?"
77 posts
#2

Game Design

: "Does anyone experience this? I think its called shiny new object syndrome. But not just that..."
17 posts
#3

Steam

: "Indie dev baffled after acquaintance clones his game, puts it on Steam, and acts like it's no big deal: 'Happens every day homie'"
15 posts
#4

Indie Games

: "Tips I would recommend for creating your 1st game (after making Indie Games for 12 years):"
11 posts
#5

Marketing

: "I read Steam's Marketing docs so you don't have to"
10 posts
#6

Game Dev

: "You guys are brave, games are probably the scariest product any entrepreneur can make."
9 posts
#7

Game Engines

: "200 different Game Engines listed on EnginesDatabase.com !"
6 posts
#8

3d

: "For those who want to make fully fledged 3d characters for games, I made this starter guide!"
5 posts
#9

Indie Game Development

5 posts
#10

Wishlists

: "The game I solo developed has sold 2200 copies the first month launching only with 2000 Wishlists."
4 posts

Member Growth in r/gamedev

Daily
+1k members(0.1%)
Monthly
+38k members(2.5%)
Yearly
+412k members(36.2%)

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