Ferramentas para o desenvolvimento de videojogos

Project Management & Collaboration:
Trello: Team management and project planning
JIRA Agile: Project management
Pivotal Tracker: Per Project management, has a task point system and completion velocity tracking. Free for one user
Wigio: A free online group collaboration program
Base Camp: Project management and file sharing tool
Google Hangout: To discuss designs with a distributed team
IceScrum: Free and open source agile development tool for teams
Target Process: Web based Scrum/Kanban tool, free up to 5 users
Evernote: is great to easily write your game idea, code idea .. everything!
Pointing Poker: Free tool for agile team development

Diagram / Graph drawing:
Lucidchart: Online program to draw graphs (technology trees or diagalogues)
yEd Graph Editor: Free cross platform graph editor
Dia: A free program to easily draw graphs (technology trees or diagalogues)
FreeMind: Free Mind Mapping Software. If you don’t know what mind mapping is I highly recommend you learn!

Writing:
CelTX: Free web-based scriptwriting tool
Scrivener: Writing tool

Image Editing:
Photoshop: Probably the most wide-spread option in the game industry
GIMP: Free alternative to photoshop, with plenty of features!
Inkscape: To draw mock-ups of UI’s in real-time using Google Hangout
Paint.Net: Intended as a free replacement to the basic Paint program in Windows
XnView: Free program batch process images for file conversion
Krita Free painting program
Paint tool saï Painting program (windows only, easy to use, great for color blending)

Texturing :
Substance designer/painter procedural/particles/paint texturing tools
Quixel suite (ndo/ddo) photoshop plugins for textures.

3D Modelling:
Anim8or: Free Very easy-to-use 3D modeling program.
Blender: Free 3D modeling with lots of great features
3ds Max: 3D software for modelling, rigging, animating and rendering
Maya: 3D software for modelling, rigging, animating and rendering
Akeytsu: Character animation & Rigging software

3D sculpting :
Zbrush Probably the most wide spread sculpting program.
Mudbox Sculpting/3Dpainting Autodesk program.
3D coat Sculpting/3Dpainting, great for retopo.

Audio:
Audacity: Free Audio Editing & Recording Software

Screen Capturing:
ScreenPresso: For capturing screen shots, design ideas, gameplay, mockups, errors, …
Puush: Capture screenshots of active window or a selectable area, automatically copies link
CloudShot: Screen capturing addon for dropbox

File Sharing:
Dropbox: get up to 50GB for free when also installing the app on your smartphone! Also automatically syncs local files between multiple devices
OneDrive: get 15GB for free with your Microsoft account
Google Drive: get 15GB for free with your Google account (but online created documents dont use this free space)

Misc:
NormalMap Online: Online free normal mapping tool
TeamCity: continuous integration solution
Articy: Draft: All-in-one game design tool
TortoiseSVN: Free Source Control for Windows
xnormal free, bakes normals maps/AO/curvatures/ etc … from high poly
lazynezumi plugin for lots of apps, smooth lines, perspective drawing tool.

Oh, and don’t forget that the old pen & paper also are extremely useful game design tools!

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