Game Dev Tools and Resources

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2D Animation Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
ShoeBoxWindows, Machttp://renderhjs.net/shoebox/Free
SpriterWindows, Mac, Linuxhttps://brashmonkey.com/Paid

2D Texture Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
Pix PlantWindows, Machttps://www.pixplant.com/Paid

3D Animation Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
Anim8orWindowshttp://www.anim8or.com/Free
Motion BuilderWindows http://www.autodesk.com/products/motionbuilder/overviewPaid

3D Modeling Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
3D CoatWindows, Mac, Linux http://3dcoat.com/home/Paid
3DS MaxWindowshttp://www.autodesk.com/products/3ds-max/Paid
BlenderWindows, Mac, Linuxhttps://www.blender.org/Free
Lightwave 3DWindows, Machttps://www.lightwave3d.com/Paid
MayaWindows, Machttp://www.autodesk.com/products/maya/Paid
ModoWindows, Mac https://www.thefoundry.co.uk/products/modo/Paid
SiloWindows, Machttp://nevercenter.com/silo/Paid
SketchupWindows, Machttp://www.sketchup.com/products/sketchup-makeFree

3D Painting Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
Crack ArtWindows http://crackart.org/Free
MariWindows, Mac, Linuxhttps://www.thefoundry.co.uk/products/mari/Paid
Poly UnwrapperWindowshttp://www.polytools3d.com/polyunwrapper/index.htmlPaid
Substance PainterWindows, Mac, Linuxhttps://www.allegorithmic.com/products/substance-painterPaid

3D Sculpting Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
Blacksmith 3DWindows, Mac http://www.blacksmith3d.com/Paid
TopogunWindows, Mac, Linuxhttp://www.topogun.com/

Books

TitleNotesLink
Agile Game Development with Scrum (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn)) 1st Editionby Clinton Keithhttps://www.amazon.com/Agile-Development-Scrum-Addison-Wesley-Signature/dp/0321618521/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1500893813&sr=1-1&keywords=agile+game+development+with+scrum
Building Successful Online Communities: Evidence-Based Social Design (MIT Press)by Robert E.Krauthttps://www.amazon.com/Building-Successful-Online-Communities-Evidence-Based-ebook/dp/B007RPF10U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1500008512&sr=8-1&keywords=building+successful+online+communities
Buzzing Communities: How to Build Bigger, Better, and More Active Online Communitiesby Richard Millingtonhttps://www.amazon.com/Buzzing-Communities-Bigger-Better-Active/dp/0988359901/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1506457025&sr=8-1&keywords=richard+millington
Game Design Workshop: A Playcentric Approach to Creating Innovative Games, Third Edition 3rd Editionby Tracy Fullertonhttps://www.amazon.com/Game-Design-Workshop-Playcentric-Innovative/dp/1482217163/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1506456867&sr=8-3&keywords=game+design
Gear Up!: Advanced Game Development Practices by Clinton Keith, Grant Shonkwilerhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1546516840/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1546516840&linkCode=as2&tag=clinkeitcons-20&linkId=8063a903c3d9005f1f51a606bd38bf0b
Level Up! The Guide to Great Video Game Designby Scott Rogershttps://www.amazon.com/Level-Guide-Great-Video-Design/dp/1118877160/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1506456867&sr=8-2&keywords=game+design
Mindset: The New Psychology of Successby Carol S. Dweckhttps://www.amazon.com/Mindset-Psychology-Carol-S-Dweck/dp/0345472322
The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses, Second Edition 2nd Editionby Jesse Schellhttps://www.amazon.com/Art-Game-Design-Lenses-Second/dp/1466598646/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1506456867&sr=8-1&keywords=game+design
The Fat Man on Game Audio: Tasty Morsels of Sonic Goodness (New Riders Games)by George "Fat Man" Sangerhttps://www.amazon.com/Fat-Man-Game-Audio-Goodness/dp/1592730094
The Game Production Handbook 3rd Editionby Heather Maxell Chandlerhttps://www.amazon.com/Production-Handbook-Heather-Maxwell-Chandler/dp/1449688098/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1500893836&sr=1-1&keywords=heather+maxwell+chandler

Code Editor

TitleNotesLinkCost
AtomWindowshttps://atom.io/ Free
CodaMachttps://panic.com/coda/Paid
Notepad++Windowshttp://notepad-plus-plus.org/ Free
SublimetextWindows, Mac, Linuxhttp://www.sublimetext.com/ Free
TextWranglerMachttp://www.barebones.com/products/textwrangler/ Free

Drawing Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
AlchemyWindows, Mac, Linuxhttp://al.chemy.org/Free

Game Engines

TitleNotesLinkCost
App Game KitWindows http://www.appgamekit.com/Paid
Cocos2DWindows, Machttp://www.cocos2d-x.org/Free
Construct 2Windowshttps://www.scirra.com/construct2Free/Paid
Corona SDKAndroid, iOS, Kindle, Nookhttp://www.coronalabs.comFree
CryEngineWindowshttps://www.cryengine.com/Free/Paid
Game GuruWindowshttps://www.game-guru.com/Paid
GameMaker: StudioWindows, Machttp://www.yoyogames.comFree
GamesaladiOS, Mac, Windows, Webhttp://www.gamesalad.com/creatorFree
Godot EngineWindows, Mac, Linuxhttp://www.godotengine.org/Free
HeroEngineWindows, Mac, Linux http://www.heroengine.com/Free/Paid
MonoGameAndroid, iOS, Linux, Mac, PS Mobile, Raspberry Pi, Web, Windows 8, Windows Phonehttp://www.monogame.netFree
PhaserWeb http://www.photonstorm.com/phaserFree
Pico-8Windows, Mac, Linuxhttp://www.lexaloffle.com/pico-8.phpFree
PlayCanvasWebhttp://www.playcanvas.comFree
Project AnarchyAndroid, iOS, PC, Tizenhttp://www.projectanarchy.comFree
RPG MakerWindowshttp://www.rpgmakerweb.com/Paid
StencylWebhttp://www.stencyl.comFree
Torque 2D/3DWindowshttp://www.garagegames.com/Paid
TurbulenzWeb http://biz.turbulenz.com/developersFree
Unity 3DAndroid, BlackBerry, iOS, Linux, Mac, PS3, PS4, Web, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, Xbox Onehttp://www.unity3d.comFree
Unreal EngineWindowshttps://www.unrealengine.com/Free

Image Editing Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
AcornMac http://flyingmeat.com/acorn/Paid
ArtRageWindows, Machttps://www.artrage.com/Paid
GimpWindows, Mac, Linuxhttp://www.gimp.org/Free
KritaWindows, Linuxhttps://krita.org/en/Free
PainterWindows, Machttp://www.painterartist.com/Paid
PixelmatorMachttp://www.pixelmator.com/mac/Paid
PixiaWindowshttp://www.ne.jp/asahi/mighty/knight/Free
PixlrBrowser Basedhttps://pixlr.com/Free

Music Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
Adobe AuditionWindowshttps://creative.adobe.com/products/auditionPaid
ArdourMac, Linuxhttp://ardour.org/Free
FL StudioWindowshttp://www.image-line.com/flstudio/Paid
LMMSWindows, Linuxhttp://lmms.sourceforge.net/home.phpFree
Logic ProMachttp://www.apple.com/logic-pro/Paid
Milky TrackerWindows, Mac, Linuxhttp://www.milkytracker.org/Free
MusagiWindowshttp://www.drpetter.se/tutorial_musagi1.htmlFree
OpenMPTWindowshttp://openmpt.org/Free
PXToneWindowshttp://www.tigsource.com/2010/12/26/gryzor87s-pxtone-manual/Free
ReaperWindowshttp://www.cockos.com/reaper/Paid
ReasonWindowshttps://www.propellerheads.se/products/Paid
RenoiseWindows, Mac, Linuxhttp://www.renoise.com/Paid
SequelWindows, Machttp://www.steinberg.net/en/shop/sequel.htmlPaid
Sony AcidWindowshttp://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/acidsoftwarePaid
SunVoxWindows, Mac, Linuxhttp://www.warmplace.ru/soft/sunvox/Free

Pixel Art Tools

TitleNotesLinkCost
AsepriteWindows, Machttp://www.aseprite.org/Paid
GraphicsGaleWindows https://graphicsgale.com/us/index.htmlPaid
PickleWindows, Machttp://www.pickleeditor.com/Paid
PiqBrowser Basedhttp://piq.codeus.net/ Free
PiskelBrowser Based http://www.piskelapp.com/ Free
ProMotionWindows http://www.cosmigo.com/promotion/index.phpPaid
Pyxel EditWindows, Machttp://pyxeledit.com/Paid

Project Management Tools

TitleLinkCost
Asanahttps://asana.com/Free/Paid
Google Docshttps://www.google.com/intl/en/docs/about/index.htmlFree/Paid
Google Hangoutshttps://hangouts.google.com/Free
Hip Chathttps://www.hipchat.com/Free/Paid
Planhttps://plan.io/Free/Paid
Slackhttps://slack.com/Free/Paid
Target Processhttps://www.targetprocess.com/Free/Paid
Teamworkhttps://www.teamwork.com/Free/Paid
Trellohttps://trello.com/Free/Paid

Royalty Free Music (Triple check all licenses!)

TitleLinkCost
Audio Junglehttps://audiojungle.net/Paid
Audio Networkhttp://www.audionetwork.com/Paid
CC Mixterhttp://dig.ccmixter.org/Free
Free Loopshttp://free-loops.com/free-loops.phpFree
Free Music Archivehttp://freemusicarchive.org/Free
iBeathttp://ibeat.org/Free
Incompetechhttp://incompetech.com/Free
Indie Game Musichttp://www.indiegamemusic.com/Free
Jamendohttps://www.jamendo.comFree
Jewel Beathttp://www.jewelbeat.com/free/Free
Mod Archivehttp://modarchive.org/Free
Musopenhttps://musopen.org/Free
Net Labelshttps://archive.org/details/netlabelsFree
No Soaphttp://dreade.com/nosoap/Free
OC Remixhttp://ocremix.org/Free
Open Source Audiohttps://archive.org/details/opensource_audioFree
Partners in Rymehttp://www.partnersinrhyme.com/pir/free_music_loops.shtmlFree
Partners in Ryme http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/Free/Paid
Phlow Magazinehttp://phlow-magazine.com/Free
POND5https://www.pond5.com/Paid
Premium Beathttp://www.premiumbeat.com/Paid
Public Domain 4 Uhttp://publicdomain4u.com/Free
Purple Planet http://www.purple-planet.com/Free
Sample Swaphttp://sampleswap.org/Free
Shockwave Soundhttps://www.shockwave-sound.com/Paid
Sound Dogshttp://www.sounddogs.com/Paid
Sound Ideashttps://www.sound-ideas.com/Paid
Sound Rangershttp://www.soundrangers.com/Paid