This are some sources I’ve found which may be of help to others looking to get in game development as a hobby. Looking for these is a hobby in itself.:)
The articles of this guy are wicked! He has articles about game programming and game design.Reading these articles got me the boost I needed
and sent me to the right direction.(Learning actual programming)
an actual 10 week game design course using non digital games. I’m currently going through this and its a very fun ride.
a follow up to the above course.
an article about what games are
Good stuff I’ve read:
A Theory of Fun in Game Design by Raph Koster
Casual Game Design
Understanding Comics by Scott Mcloud
How to Think Like a Computer Scientist( teaches the basics of programming and problem solving)