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Robert Boyd's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

Creator of Zeboyd Games. Lead designer, script writer, and programmer for Breath of Death VII: The Beginning and Cthulhu Saves the World.

 

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Posted by Robert Boyd on Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:13:00 EST in Business/Marketing
Marketing tips from 5 different panels at Steam Dev Days 2014.


Posted by Robert Boyd on Tue, 17 Dec 2013 01:16:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie
A look at some of the best designed games of 2013.


Posted by Robert Boyd on Fri, 13 Dec 2013 03:05:00 EST in Business/Marketing
Making a good game is never enough.


Posted by Robert Boyd on Thu, 25 Apr 2013 01:58:00 EDT in Design, Indie
5 key ideas that elevate the game design of Monaco: What's Yours is Mine to the next level.


Posted by Robert Boyd on Thu, 31 Jan 2013 02:47:00 EST in Design, Console/PC
9 criteria that can be used to classify RPGs.


Posted by Robert Boyd on Thu, 25 Oct 2012 02:05:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
A look at last week's Top 20 best selling XBLIG list paints a bleak picture of the Xbox Live Indie Games service.



Robert Boyd's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 12/05/2014 - 02:51]

Persona 's silent protagonist weirdness ...

Persona 's silent protagonist weirdness goes back to the PS1 era. The protagonist in P2: Innocent Sin talks in P2: Eternal Punishment and vice versa.

Comment In: [Blog - 12/09/2014 - 03:42]

Also, worth mentioning: Do your ...

Also, worth mentioning: Do your research on the developer. It 's a huge turn-off when someone tries to get us to hire them for a project for which we already have a composer and have been heavily advertising the fact that we already have a composer and one that we ...

Comment In: [News - 12/10/2014 - 10:00]

If you don 't like ...

If you don 't like it and it 's offensive to you, then you don 't buy it. r n r nLooks like Target took their advice.

Comment In: [News - 11/18/2014 - 01:40]

So the average American spends ...

So the average American spends nearly 6 hours a day on TV and mobile devices If true, that 's rather disturbing.

Comment In: [Blog - 11/12/2014 - 01:39]

35 of businesses succeeding is ...

35 of businesses succeeding is a statistic. It doesn 't show cause which you 're arguing is luck . The quotes you listed indicate that a major cause of failure is misplaced self-confidence which is something we see with this game - the developer though their game was one of ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/11/2014 - 01:44]

Although not as good as ...

Although not as good as having advanced knowledge of audio techniques ourselves, our strategy of giving our composers a handful of reference songs for each of our songs to give them an idea of the kind of feel style we want seems to be working pretty well.