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How To: Build a drawbridge in Minecraft

A man's home is his castle. That makes his Minecraft world his... world? Protect the castle in your Minecraft world, learn how to build a drawbridge by watching this Minecraft guide video. You'll get tips on building this design and see which materials are needed.

Studio Ghibli x Minecraft: Anime Classics Recreated as Video Game World

Are you familiar with Studio Ghibli? It's the dreamy Japanese animation studio responsible for anime classics Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, and Howl's Moving Castle. Regarded as highly inventive, serene, and spooky, Studio Ghibli puts out internationally renown films, loaded with magic, monsters and lovable creatures, such as Totoro (pictured to the right, and above).

Build a Home Arcade Machine: Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we can play against others, but they may be miles and miles away. Remember back in the day when you could go down to the corner store to play your favorite game and show off your skills in front of a crowd? Well, all is no...

Play GIRP: All the Finger Strain of Climbing without the Risk of Death

Great controls are the most important and difficult part of game design. Games with vector graphics and non-existent stories are classics because their creators managed to create a system where using buttons to control a shape on a screen was intuitive and fun. This is the tradition that Pac-Man has left us with, a gaming world in which controlling the character onscreen in an engaging way is the crux of the game's enjoyment.

How To: Beat the first 25 meters of GIRP, the successor to QWOP

Bennett Froddy brought us the Flash game sensation QWOP, and now has released a free sequel called GIRP. You control you character's individual limbs with the keyboard as before, but this time you're controlling a rock climber and using keys to grab particular handholds. It's tricky at first, but this video will show you how to beat the first 25 meters. Damn that bird!

How To: Farm for wheat and grass with seeds in Minecraft

Farming in Minecraft isn't the most exciting part of the game, but it's essential for making the high-level food items like cake so you'd better get used to it. This video will walk you through all aspects of Minecraft farming, including getting seeds, using your hoe to til the soil, planting the crops, and then using bonemeal to make them grow fast.

How To: Make a basic side-scrolling space shooter game with the Unity3D engine

The side-scrolling space shooter (Think R-Type) is one of the oldest and most basic of video game genres, which makes it a great place to start for novice game designers. This video will show you how to make such a game, called "Schnoopter", in Unity3D, an excellent free online game design engine. If you've never used Unity before, you should watch this series for a guide to the absolute basics.