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Founder and developer of this site. Also the developer behind

 

iGrow Game

http://store.steampowered.com/app/489020

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Security Alert! Reset your password now.

Although it isn't necessary I highly recommend that you set a new password for your account. I've just updated our password hashing to the industry standar...
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#iDevGamesComp Horror Inspired Pixel Art!

I just wanted to have some fun with this and see if we could drum up some interest for the entries to the #iDevGamesComp I launched a few weeks ago. Unfortunate...
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Marketing Checklist and RSS Feeds

Unfortunately, posting your game on the site will currently only give your game so much attention. Though there are things you can do to gain more attention....
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Horror - Twitter Pixel Art Competition!

For fun, I decided why don't we have a little competition, see what as a community we could come up with....
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Short Descriptions and Keywords!

It's important to do what we can to draw potential players to our games and potential readers to our posts. So now I've added two new features....
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Larger game window

This might be important for some of our developers with fixed width games. I have now made it so games stretch across the page, giving a far larger standard...
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My-Ga.me Is Now Fast!

I know it's only been a few days since my last update of patch notes, new search and improved statistics though it actually got me looking back at another ...
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Patch Notes, New Search and Improved Statistics!

It has been a couple of months or so since I last posted a news piece. So some things like the improved statistics is something that has been here for awhile pu...
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Upgraded email system

It's been on my todo list for awhile. After introducing the email system which was a very basic system, I discovered where the servers limits were. The limit is...
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How to prepare your HTML5 game files for uploading.

Uploading your HTML5 game is really easy on this site. To be able to upload all your files for your game in one go you will need to package your game files as a...
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Game uploading now fixed!

Due to a recent change I made to the site I had accidentally broken the game uploader. If you have tried to upload a game recently and had a problem when clicki...
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Embedding games on wordpress

If you want to embed our free HTML5 browser games on your wordpress site it's actually really easy to do. Either click here to find a game embed code to us...
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GDPR Changes.

Everyone should now hopefully be aware of GDPR so I won't explain it. To be compliant I have now changed all emails as off by default when creating a new accoun...
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Language Translations and Random Games On Game Pages

Two important changes I've made recently i'd like to just explain a little. Up till now I decided it would be best to make the game pages all about the game whi...
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Updating Game Issue Fixed

Originally the site would not cache the game files so updates could be seen when uploading an update. Though through the speed optimisations I've made lately th...
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Changes To Our Twitter and Other News

I'm not sure if this will stay like this but I think it's important for you all to know. For awhile now we have had all our twitter and facebook links...
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Even Better Performance!

I know I've only just posted about the optimisations I made last week and its because of that it led me to look into the speed of my-ga.me, which was a real pro...
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More Optimisation and Tweaks!

I have made a few small changes to the site recently and a few optimisations. Something that is pretty important these days is site speed. No one likes waiting ...
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Advertise your game on Indie Game Launchpad!

I am always out to help our developers market their games and gain some more exposure. So recently I decided to get in contact with @Indie_launchpad on twitter....
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Small fix and Stumbleupon!

Just a small but quite an important fix. After being contacted by DarkGriffin on twitter who told me that they was unable to turn email preferences off. It...
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IMPORTANT: My-Ga.me changes and other updates!

I've decided to make some drastic decisions on the future of this site after weighing up the positives and negatives. My-Ga.me will no longer be a URL Shortener...
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Fetch Players Username With Construct 2

If you want to be able to access the players username in your game. You can easily do so by using ajax in construct 2 with the below URL. https://play.idevga...
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Fetch Players Username With JQuery

By using ajax we can pull the username of the player of your game. Pulling the below url with ajax will give you the players username to use in your game or eve...
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Overview of 2017 - Out of beta!

Well it's great to be able to say that 2017 was play idev games first complete year! As the site originally started at the beginning of April 2016 to a very slo...
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Level up your account by earning xp!

I've just gone live with a brand new update. It's something I've wanted to do for a very long time! Something we enjoy doing in games is leveling up. It's alway...
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A Quick Update.

I've just made a few small updates and hoping to make some more over the next week. The most important update is that I finally fixed the displaying of games in...
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New Update! Our New Notification System

It's been a while since I've made any major changes to the site. I'm always working towards improving the site but finally had some time to develop a system tha...
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Make A Video Advertisement For Your Game

This tutorial will explain how you could make your own video advertisment quickly and easily for advertising on this site through the my-ga.me advertising netwo...
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How to market your games through interaction

If you have spent any time in learning marketing for your games, you'll likely know that social marketing is always talked about. Which is a long and in depth s...
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We Now Have Email Notifications!

This could be the first of many emails you will receive from Play iDev Games... That's if you want it to be. At this moment in time this post is the first real ...
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New site updates!

I know it's been awhile since I've made any changes to the site. I am always doing something either with my-ga.me or this site. Though lately it's been things l...
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New server and more free twitter exposure!

The site is now hosted on a new server with some added benefits. Hosted on solid state drives, we should now have a quicker site which I notice most when playin...
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Latest news and updates! Also a new little tool too.

So it's been a while since I did an update. Despite the little amount I've done to this site, I think I should mention all news regarding my-ga.me aswell as tha...
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IMPORTANT: My-Ga.me Has Replaced Adf.ly. UPDATE TO START EARNING

Ok If you haven't been upto date with the changes lately then you won't know what is going on. Basically I have started a URL shortener aimed towards gaming con...
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IMPORTANT: Say Goodbye Adf.ly and Say Hello My-Ga.me!

Just to let you all know, i've spent some time and investment into something I wanted to always do but now it's something I've decided is necessary to do. As I...
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IMPORTANT: Removal of adf.ly ads from the platform (Please Read and Respond)

Last night when trying the new games on the site I hit adult ads twice which is completely unacceptable. Ive contacted adf.ly and the response was just please r...
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Oh so your not a developer? Sign up for a gamer account instead!

So after making changes to the site to accommodate every game developer and to make the point that this is a developer community. That also causes a problem, it...
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Developer Bio and Other Changes

I've been making quite a few changes to the site this week, not obvious changes but under the hood kind of stuff. I've also heavily been working on SEO on the s...
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Add itch.io or steam widgets to your dev logs!

I decided to make dev logs so developers could share anything about their game development journey. Such as sharing an update you have made to a released g...
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Add your own Logo!

This is just a small post for quite an important new feature. You can now add your own logo through the settings panel. This will add your logo to your profile ...
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How to make games that promote themselves without spending a single penny

Making a successful game comes down to one thing, good marketing. It doesn't matter how great your game is, no one will ever be able to find out if they can't f...
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How to export your Unity 5 games for uploading online

Uploading your Unity 5 games to this site is really easy. You will need to make sure you download and install the webgl exporter for unity 5. All you need to d...
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How to export your GameMaker Studio games for uploading online

Exporting games from Game Maker Studio takes only a couple of steps. You will require the HTML5 export license that doesn't come with game maker by default. If...
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Latest updates!

It's been awhile since i've posted about any updates. Although I didn't write about it, shortly after my last update I worked on the liking system as I wanted i...
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Fullscreen button for your embedded games

If you want to add a fullscreen button when embedding a game onto your site just use the code below. This javascript button will work on any iframe so you could...
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How to export your construct 3 games for uploading online

It's no lie... Developing html5 games is becoming more accessible. The perfect example of this is construct 3, a web based game engine! https://editor.construct...
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How to export your construct 2 games for uploading online

Adding your games is really easy on this site and if your using construct 2 as your engine of choice then releasing your games online is a few clicks away. Ste...
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New features... Dev logs, tutorials and profiles!

I've had this all in my mind for a long time now but I finally managed to get abit of time to make it happen. Profiles Profiles isn't a finished product but i...
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