I took a round-about path into games. I worked in business software for 20ish years, programming, estimating, and leading large enterprise projects. Then it was time to take the plunge into game dev.
I'm a serial entrepenuer. In 2004 I started my software company, since then I've added a retail board game store, a grocery store, a fashion boutique, and now a game dev studio.
I made two games for mobile that you probably never heard of and I'm sure you never played.
Now I'm working on a new kind of RPG for PC called Archmage Rises. People seem to like it, maybe you will too.
In relation to kickstarter verdict today I share from personal experience maybe those traditional barriers to success I/we scorn are actually helpful. They force us to slow down, learn, grow, and prepare for success for when it finally comes our way.
Selling is an art in itself. The developer of Archmage Rises shares what he learned from the corporate world – so you don’t have to
You aren't truly indie unless you are trying to hit a deadline while making soup! (Recipe included.)
Composer James Marantette sheds some light on the creative process behind the Archmage Rises title track.
Thomas Henshell and Rogier van de Beek dive deep into how they make the artwork being produced for Thomas’ upcoming 2D RPG Archmage Rises.
Stealing game design gems from one of the best games ever made.
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Great list. Thanks for saving ...
Great list. Thanks for saving me all that time. And thanks for consuming all my free time with these resources r n r nI would add The Game Design Dojo podcast: r nhttp://gamedesigndojo.com/ r n r nIt isn 't just two devs jabbering. It 's two industry vets who tackle ...
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Great article The dark side ...
Great article The dark side of indie is rarely talked about. I 've experienced all that you mention. I found the book Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott, which is about writing and procrastination, extremely helpful to understand myself and my workflow better. r nWhat does novel writing and game ...
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While I don 't know ...
While I don 't know you personally Curtiss, I often see you in the comments of articles I read. I am deeply sorry for your loss. Your comment reminds me to value each day with my daughters.