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Daniel Black's Blog


Daniel Black is an indie game developer who quit his job to work full time on his first major project, The Last Time, a nonlinear narrative-driven point-and-click adventure.


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Posted by Daniel Black on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:46:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie
It took running a Kickstarter campaign for me to realise that Kickstarter isn't the be-all and end-all, and that there are other ways of gauging market reaction to your game prior to release.

Posted by Daniel Black on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:01:00 EDT in Production, Indie
"Three months ago, I quit my job so I could work on The Last Time, a narrative-driven adventure game. During that time, Iíve come to realise that I was getting into some bad habits which were taking a toll not only on me, but on the people close to me."

Daniel Black's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 12/07/2015 - 09:59]

It is hard I 've ...

It is hard I 've found that when working on The Last Time by myself - but then, I 'm working with a sound designer, so it 's not 100 a solo project. It does get lonely :/

Comment In: [Blog - 10/06/2015 - 01:45]

A great point well made ...

A great point well made Having fans spread the word can be really effective I think. And it also means that people are enthusiastic about your game, which is great in itself :

Comment In: [Blog - 07/29/2015 - 10:33]

Thank you for the interesting ...

Thank you for the interesting and informative article. Would like to see 2015 H1 data compared with H1 data from previous years as opposing to assuming that 2015 total will be double 2015 H1 in case seasonal variation is clouding the results.

Comment In: [Blog - 06/19/2015 - 06:01]

That 's a really good ...

That 's a really good one, Benjamin

Comment In: [News - 08/11/2014 - 07:15]

don 't worry about it ...

don 't worry about it xavier, i still found your article useful

Comment In: [Blog - 06/01/2015 - 02:29]

A very interesting and honest ...

A very interesting and honest article. Thanks for sharing