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Thomas Happ's Blog

 

Tom Happ, author of the indie Metroidvania game, Axiom Verge. Works at Petroglyph the rest of the time.

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Thomas Happ's Comments

Comment In: [News - 08/25/2014 - 08:01]

For some reason I really ...

For some reason I really only seem to stay interested when a project is long and involved. I guess I just like seeing all these small parts come together into a big thing in the end. Or maybe it 's because that 's the kind of video games I like ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/18/2014 - 10:23]

I 'm wondering which proportion ...

I 'm wondering which proportion of devs start their indie studio before deciding on their first game, versus those who have a game design and start a studio to help build it.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/11/2014 - 03:03]

It definitely looks more inspired ...

It definitely looks more inspired by than plagiarism to me. More like a Contra versus Aliens kind of comparison. r n r nAnyway, the Chocobos in Final Fantasy are dead ringers for Horseclaws and I haven 't heard any scandals about that. And let 's be honest, Ohmus are a ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/07/2014 - 04:03]

That 's heartening. Basically all ...

That 's heartening. Basically all of my income goes to food and rent though I did splurge and get Shovel Knight for 15 . My social media numbers are flat until there 's a news story or something, so I assume sales correlate. Though I always wonder which of the ...

Comment In: [News - 08/08/2014 - 04:33]

I hope to release something ...

I hope to release something like this provided there isn 't some contractual prohibition I missed once I 've released on all my platforms. I think more information is always better.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/06/2014 - 04:19]

To the degree that you ...

To the degree that you have influence over it, I think it is simply more efficient to be happy. You perform better, have less stress, create less stress in other people, are less likely to give up on things, more likely to follow through with things, etc.