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Maurício Gomes's Blog


I am a student, lone wolf game maker, programming, design and production consultant (mostly for smaller studios, or new studios), and conference speaker (mostly about free software being used in game development).

I have a blog, inspired by "sloperama", where I guide newbies of the industry, but in portuguese:

Also, I have a english blog, about my solo company in


Here in Gamasutra there are unique posts, the best post of and maybe some translated posts from


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Posted by Maurício Gomes on Fri, 03 Sep 2010 03:43:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
I interview myself, discussing what is the classic shareware model, and why to use it, instead of demo, trial, or retail.

Posted by Maurício Gomes on Thu, 20 May 2010 09:57:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
Seemly the greatest issues by the game industry today are used games, specially ones sold in parallel to recent releases, and piracy. This article gives an analysis of that, specially, its source, and how to combat it.

Maurício Gomes's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 03/27/2014 - 08:32]

I think there are sometimes ...

I think there are sometimes even worse: r n r nArtist: What do you think r nEngineer: This blue grass is looking actually very weird and ugly, I prefer green grass r nArtist: You insensitive asshole r n r nAnd it happened to me, more than once :/ Why people ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/27/2014 - 08:27]

People should not be hiring ...

People should not be hiring from the rolodex with a few exceptions, you should be hiring from the resumes people sent you. r n r nAnd when hiring from the resumes sent you, you should hire based on merit. r n r n r nToo bad this is to ask ...

Comment In: [News - 03/26/2014 - 06:46]

I must say that 3DR ...

I must say that 3DR behaviour are getting more and more erratic and bizarre on my view...

Comment In: [News - 03/12/2014 - 04:52]

I think if they use ...

I think if they use Sonic CD theme The track named Sonic Boom then it is instant success. r n r nIf they don 't, is instant failure :P r n r nBut seriously, I think that track Sonic Boom would fit this game a lot instead of that dubstep ...

Comment In: [News - 02/10/2014 - 04:57]

If you search on e-lance ...

If you search on e-lance there is already lots of companies wanting freelancers to make such clones.

Comment In: [News - 01/31/2014 - 04:57]

Now I want to see ...

Now I want to see Noctis V running this D