/r/gamedev/

r/gamedev

1.4M members
r/gamedev is a subreddit with 1.4M members discussing topics like Game Development and Programming. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has crazy 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 Topics in r/gamedev

#1

Game Development

: "dear game developers, what are the pain points of Game Development?"
91 posts
#2

Programming

: "How much Programming an 8 years old can actually understand?"
40 posts
#3

Game

: "I'm Alpha Beta Gamer and a Dev Mistakenly Called Me a Scammer on r/Gamedev"
39 posts
#4

Marketing

: "Is social media Marketing dead?"
36 posts
#5

Game Design

: "Can a game recover from an unsuccessful Steam launch? A data-based analysis."
33 posts
#6

Gamedev

: "I'm Alpha Beta Gamer and a Dev Mistakenly Called Me a Scammer on r/Gamedev"
33 posts
#7

Gaming

28 posts
#8

Steam

: "Can a game recover from an unsuccessful Steam launch? A data-based analysis."
21 posts
#9

Indie Game Development

: "Released my indie fitness RPG, WalkScape, as closed beta for mobile. Here's my postmortem of a community funded mobile game"
21 posts
#10

Indie Game

: "Indie Game post-mortem - Cut your losses fast"
19 posts

Popular Themes in r/gamedev

#1
Pain & Anger
: "Desktops being phased out is depressing for development"
40 posts
#2
Advice Requests
: "If I hire an artist online how can I tell their work isn't AI generated?"
23 posts
#3
Solution Requests
: "Why release on itch.io instead of Steam?"
15 posts
#4
Money Talk
: "On the $100 Steam fee."
7 posts
#5
News
: "Microsoft Lays off 1,900 Workers, Nearly 9% of Gaming Division, after Activision Blizzard Acquisition"
4 posts

Member Growth in r/gamedev

Daily
+805 members(0.1%)
Monthly
+51k members(3.8%)
Yearly
+384k members(37.6%)

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