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I'm pursuing a dream that I've had since I was 3 - to become a games developer.  I come from a corporate IT background, and over the last couple of years transitioned into full time indie game development.  I'll do this for as long as I can - to make my passion a reality!

I love playing and making all kinds of games, but one genre that has really captured my imagination from a young age is horror.  I guess it's the ability for the best horror media to move me on a visceral level that has fascinated me through the years.


Twitter: @Joe_Eyemobi



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Posted by Joe Chang on Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:38:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie
Phantasmal wasn't a massive success even though we had ticked all the boxes for what a Kickstarter should do. We weren't able to pin point a single cause, but we had some theories on some of the reasons.

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Comment In: [Blog - 08/09/2014 - 02:12]

Yeah I agree with Shay ...

Yeah I agree with Shay - a simple set of pre-release test cases will go a long way. It may seem boring but it is totally worth while. Btw stress testing usually relates to performance testing, e.g. testing an app to breaking point.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/06/2014 - 12:41]

This is very encouraging to ...

This is very encouraging to starting indies like myself - thanks for the article and congrats with being funded

Comment In: [Blog - 08/07/2014 - 03:02]

So in summary what you ...

So in summary what you are saying is that without industry experience e.g. being employed by a game dev company in the past you don 't have any hope in growing a successful indie dev company, or alternatively you have to spend a ton hiring experts. If this were the ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/10/2014 - 07:37]

Thanks for sharing this information ...

Thanks for sharing this information Scott It 's great to see the encouraging growth with someone starting out. I 'm in a similar boat - not far from launching my first kickstarter for my first PC game so this information all relateable and very useful. r n r nAs a ...

Comment In: [News - 08/11/2014 - 07:15]

Fantastic article I did notice ...

Fantastic article I did notice that with the lower end of Youtubers that they probably need to increase their social media engagement - barely any of them have twitter or FB accounts according to the list. I guess the only way to get hold of them would be through Youtube ...