The Resources are free to use, but the References are protected under copyright law.
Freelance artists: game-artist.net/forums
Public domain music: pdinfo.com
Public domain sounds: pdsounds.org/tagadelic/taxonomy/1
Public domain images: publicdomainpictures.net
Public domain characters: pdsh.wikia.com
Game musicians: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_game_musicians
Game music: vgmusic.com
Remixed music: ocremix.org
Game manuals: replacementdocs.com/news.php
Game maps: vgmaps.com
Sprite sheets: spriters-resource.com
Super Mario World camera: youtube.com/watch?v=TCIMPYM0AQg
Legend of Zelda comparison: youtube.com/watch?v=jyIGhXNlF34
Donkey Kong Country 2 Game Over: youtube.com/watch?v=qAPxbnL4a7E
Link to the Past interview: glitterberri.com/a-link-to-the-past/development-interview
Crash Bandicoot interview: postdesk.com/crash-bandicoot-creator-andy-gavin-interview
Development of Doom: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Development_of_Doom
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