/r/gamedev metrics (gamedev – game development, programming, design, writing, math, art, jams, postmortems, marketing)

All things related to game development, programming, math, art, music, business, and marketing.


Trending now!
14,949 new subscribers today, 1,315% trend score
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Milestone Date Note
Aug 5, 2022 /r/gamedev is trending
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Jun 1, 2022 /r/gamedev hits 700K subscribers
Oct 28, 2021 /r/gamedev hits 600K subscribers
Oct 30, 2020 /r/gamedev hits 500K subscribers
Feb 8, 2020 /r/gamedev hits 400K subscribers
Jul 13, 2019 /r/gamedev hits 300K subscribers
Jan 10, 2018 /r/gamedev is trending
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Sep 14, 2017 /r/gamedev is trending
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Jul 31, 2017 /r/gamedev is trending
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May 29, 2017 /r/gamedev hits 200K subscribers
Jul 1, 2014 /r/gamedev hits 100K subscribers
Apr 4, 2014 /r/gamedev hits 90K subscribers
Jan 20, 2014 /r/gamedev hits 80K subscribers
Oct 6, 2013 /r/gamedev hits 70K subscribers
Jun 6, 2013 /r/gamedev hits 60K subscribers
Feb 21, 2013 /r/gamedev hits 50K subscribers
Nov 30, 2012 /r/gamedev enters TOP 300 subreddits
Oct 30, 2012 /r/gamedev had 40K subscribers when we started tracking
May 19, 2008 /r/gamedev is born
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Subreddit Rank


Average Subscriber Growth

Average daily subscriber growth for the past week, month, and year for /r/gamedev.

Weekly Avg. 1,137
Monthly Avg. 1,058
Yearly Avg. 559
Average Active Users

The average active users (polled every 2 hours) for the past week and month for /r/gamedev.

Weekly Avg. 847
Monthly Avg. 952
Active Users/Subscriber 0.00101
Users By Time Of Day

Subreddit Growth

How /r/gamedev growth compares with growth of 3,624,994 other subreddits.

No. 409 Fastest growing yesterday
No. 472 Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 546 Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 528 Fastest growing last 90 days




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