Aaron San Filippo's Blog
Aaron spent 7 years at Raven software in Middleton, WI, working on such titles as Singularity, Marvel:Ultimate Alliance, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
In April of 2012, he left the AAA scene to join his brother, Forest San Filippo in founding Flippfly, where they're creating games for PC and mobile. You can follow him on Twitter here.
We launched Race The Sun one month ago via our website and the Humble sales Widget, and a professional PR campaign. Here is a summary of our experience. Spoiler: Distribution platforms like Steam seem critical for commercial success.
Niche games are struggling on Greenlight. Here's an idea for giving them a fighting chance.
In this series, I interview notable fellow game developers, in hope that we can glean lessons from their success.
Presenting Two PR lessons we've learned, which can be boiled down to one thing: it's about the game.
After 7 years in AAA, I reflect on lessons learned, and discuss how I believe this experience will help in my new life as an indie developer in a two-man studio.
Aaron San Filippo's Comments
[Blog - 10/13/2013 - 02:36]
And to elaborate: I think ...
And to elaborate: I think it is possible to have a shareware model, but a few important things need to all fall into place: r n r n- You need LOTs of users. Perhaps you 're editor 's choice , or maybe you have some other means of acquiring a ...
[News - 10/22/2013 - 08:20]
This is really cool, and ...
This is really cool, and I 'm glad you detailed it r nThe crazy thing is - I 've invested quite a lot of time into the game - and I bought the unlimited turns with no qualms at all - more of what I want It had no effect ...
[Blog - 10/11/2013 - 10:04]
Not exactly sure I know ...
Not exactly sure I know what you 're getting at here Dane. I think we all agree, Minecraft was an outlier, Steam isn 't going away, and the Not on Steam sale brought some temporary attention to some games that otherwise struggle with sales and attention
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