That’s why we’ve put together a list of ten approaches you can take to help generate great gaming ideas. Pick a Genre and Run with It. Pick a Niche and Make a Hit. Observe the Entire Earth. Ask People What They’d like to Play. Ask People What They Wouldn’t like to Play. Ideaphoria. Book Time. TVs, Movies, All Things Screens. Click to see full answer. Then, can you sell an idea for a video game?Answer: It’s very very difficult to sell an idea in any industry and especially in the game industry. Unless the idea is something nobody has ever thought of and is obviously a winner it is unlikely you could find somebody interested in creating the product and giving you royalties.Similarly, how do I copyright a video game? The US Copyright Office specifically states that “Copyright does not protect the idea for a game, its name or title, or the method or methods for playing it. Nor does copyright protect any idea, system, method, device, or trademark material involved in developing, merchandising, or playing a game.” Similarly, how do you patent a video game concept? Proceeding with a Game Patent Keep detailed documentation that includes drawings and rules for the game. Build a prototype. Conduct a patent search to verify no patent is already in the same field. Fill out and file the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s patent application. How do you write a video game story? Outline the major storyline. Decide what type of game it will be. Develop your world. Create your main characters. Create a flowchart of your major story. Start writing the major story. Add in side quests, NPCs, and other small details. Experience playing video games.