(Pssst. Did you quit the production of a game because you just can't find the reason to complete it? If so, continue reading.)
Right now, I want you to think of what your game could look like. Picture the scenery, the NPC's dialogue, the features, the interface, and so on. Imagine other people playing your game. Imagine them playing the world you created. Now, picture the
Let's get back to reality. Now that you've had a glimpse of what can be done, let's start to mold it. It's time for you to list your goals! The goals you list should be top priority. If you don't finish one goal in the time allotted, you should punish yourself(no soda, junk food, etc). Doing this should help discipline you until you finally create a draft of your soon-to-be game. The goal system should be similar to..
|Create system draft||2 weeks|
|Make placeholder graphics||2 days|
While creating a game, you can get rather bored some times. Listening to some of your favorite tunes can give you that little burst of energy you need to go further.
Take breaks every now and then. Go see a movie, hang out with friends, participate in a sport, or just play a game. Activities can get your mind off the frustration of the project, until you're ready to go back to it.
This article may be edited over time to get more detailed as I come across more ways to achieve motivation.