Cheap and/or free game design software recommended by an actual game artist
So you want to do artwork for game design but don't know what software you should use. And worse yet you might not have much money to spend. So what kind of software should you get.
Your goal is to get some software that will actually work for you and also give you skills that you can transfer over to the more professional products later in your development.
I have some recommendations from an artist who worked on a team of professionals that designed, programmend and created a game for the market. That is an interesting story in itself and you can learn more about the game and the artist on this page here: Developing a video game: Gambys
The Artist is Luis Peres and here are his beginner recommendations for you to consider:
If you are on a budget and are looking for some free or inexpensive tools to make your own video game here are what the artist of this game recommends:
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