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Developers Share The Weird Tricks And Workarounds They Used To Make Games

by Suriel Vazquez on Dec 15, 2018 at 07:07 PM

Yesterday morning Fullbright's Steve Gaynor asked game developers to share their "game dev crimes" - tricks, workarounds, or inefficient ways to create a game or fix stubborn technical issues.

https://twitter.com/fullbright/status/1073624811107016704

The responses quickly game pouring in as other developers shared their own tricks. All of them offer a look at how some of our favorite games are made out of rickety little bits of code hamstrung together to make something truly special, while some of them are just funny.

Some of them can get a little technical, but many of them are fun even without a knowledge of Java, CSS, or Unity. Here are some of our favorites.

https://twitter.com/oysterFAKE/status/1074009629372297216
https://twitter.com/CynicatPro/status/1073772611824377856
https://twitter.com/ericholmeslive/status/1073866048598884353
https://twitter.com/ZenOfDesign/status/1073864075929632768
https://twitter.com/emilybuckshot/status/1074029716087234560
https://twitter.com/NotExplosive/status/1073692854503927808
https://twitter.com/jamessutherland/status/1074026454843867136
https://twitter.com/gruvemil/status/1073867384329568257
https://twitter.com/greensleevless/status/1073832730947801090
https://twitter.com/glassbottommeg/status/1073819842388516864
https://twitter.com/jackducham/status/1074065886418481152
https://twitter.com/HTHRFLWRS/status/1074054427089211392
https://twitter.com/ja2ke/status/1074063590468968448
https://twitter.com/brooksoid/status/1074048876364087296
https://twitter.com/gedaliap/status/1073928727359311873
https://twitter.com/Enichan/status/1073814410681049088
https://twitter.com/binarys/status/1074049581258747904
https://twitter.com/MrFlabyo/status/1074082996603535366
https://twitter.com/lizardengland/status/1074028813590265857
https://twitter.com/gritfish/status/1074072347726901248
https://twitter.com/AlexBlechman/status/1074045489908191232
https://twitter.com/Derek_Lieu/status/1074065844609531904
https://twitter.com/brnbne/status/1074019461269766144