Understanding Game Design as a Creative process
The rest of this tutorial explains the technical process of making a game. These resources are instead to help you understand the mentality of a successful game developer.
Game Maker’s Toolkit
Mark brown does an excellent job exploring game design. Check out his video game that’s also an interactive essay about making games
Game Developer Conference
“GDC is the world’s largest professional game industry event, where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games and virtual reality gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.” Need some direction in your career? Consider watching “Build Your Career in Games Like It’s an RPG”