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Features » Indie
Kickstarter for the Average Indie 10
by Keith Burgun [09.12.12]
Much has been made of the major success of companies like Double Fine and inXile have found with Kickstarter -- but what can an average small team with a solid idea expect? Dinofarm Games developer Keith Burgun recounts a tale of two Kickstarters: one failed, one successful.
Business/Marketing, Indie

Steam Greenlight: Developers Speak Out 31
by Mike Rose [09.05.12]
What do indie developers think of Steam Greenlight, which launched last week to a huge influx of entries? Gamasutra speaks to a host of developers about their expectations, hopes, dreams, and -- most importantly -- their first impressions and results from the fledgling service.
Business/Marketing, Indie

Gamasutra's Kickstarter Survey: The Results 19
by John Polson [08.31.12]
Last month, Gamasutra and IndieGames undertook a survey to find out what motivates players to back -- or not back -- Kickstarters for games, and in this article, we share our results with the readers, shining a light on information you need to know before you go for crowdfunding.
Business/Marketing, Indie

Effective Co-Op Design 11
by Tim Keenan [08.24.12]
What does it take to really implement meaningful co-op in your game? A Virus Named Tom developer Tim Keenan delves into the thorny issue -- discussing the challenges and triumphs of building in the mode for his indie game.
Design, Indie

Want to be Surrounded By a Thriving Local Games Industry? Grow Yours 37
by Epona Schweer [08.21.12]
In this article, Sydney developer and instructor Epona Schweer writes how she and others pushed forward a plan to grow the indie scene in the city -- devastated by layoffs and with a growing number of new developers with no work -- and made it sustainable.
Business/Marketing, Indie

How Camouflaj saved République's Kickstarter 27
by Ryan Payton [08.20.12]
What went into the Kickstarter campaign for République, which started off weak and finished strong? Camouflaj founder Ryan Payton here writes a postmortem of the entire process, explaining how he turned failure to success.
Business/Marketing, Postmortem, Indie

What's Really Going Down in Vancouver? 19
by Leigh Alexander [08.17.12]
With studio closures and layoffs, what was once the central city for game development in Canada is currently on the ropes... Or is it? Gamasutra investigates the fate of the city's scene, talking to developers about what's going on and what can be done to save the local industry.
Business/Marketing, Interview, Indie

The Real Story of Developing for Nintendo's Download Platforms 6
by Evan Campbell [08.14.12]
While WiiWare and DSiWare flew under the radar of most developers -- and many reported bad experiences with the former -- some made major successes on the platforms, and Gamasutra speaks to them about the past and future of Nintendo download games.
Business/Marketing, Interview, Indie

Getting the Most from Your Sound Designer 13
by Keith Moore [08.07.12]
Working with an external sound designer? This article by audio professional Keith Moore explores the other end of the collaboration -- what can go wrong on a project and why, and how to minimize communication difficulties and reach results that both parties are happy with.
Audio, Indie

Comics vs. Games: Thinking Outside the Panel 12
by Tim Latshaw [08.03.12]
What happens when comic artists and indie developers team up to create brand new games? In this look at a Toronto-based Comics vs. Games project, Gamasutra speaks to both sides to find out the results of the collaboration.
Design, Art, Indie