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Solo Indie Developer of Frontline Zed, creator of Volcanic Games. 

Thoughts on Indie Studio Setup and Organisation.


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Posted by Richard East on Mon, 29 Jun 2020 11:05:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Art
Steam Trading Cards are enabled for games that hit a certain sales threshold - but was does the creation and administration of them entail?

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Comment In: [News - 06/25/2020 - 05:30]

Steam has integrated the digital ...

Steam has integrated the digital cosmetics that we 've created uniquely for that platform into a loyalty scheme which only benefits them, that discourages purchases of Steam keys from other shops including directly from developers with no payment to the creator when those cosmetics are acquired. Furthermore, this undermines a ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/20/2020 - 04:02]

Summer in Mara has made ...

Summer in Mara has made about 500,000 on Kickstarter/IndieGogo. Given 5 commissions on those platforms, they have netted significantly more revenue from their crowdfunding campaigning than they will on Steam for a while, possibly ever.

Comment In: [Blog - 06/11/2020 - 10:24]

Thanks for the detailed writeup, ...

Thanks for the detailed writeup, congratulations on your success r nIf you ever write another deep dive, it would be interesting to look at your 26,000 external spending and see if you were happy with what was produced :-

Comment In: [Blog - 02/04/2020 - 10:17]

Excellent guide, thanks This matches ...

Excellent guide, thanks This matches up with our experience of preparing Frontline Zed for porting to Nintendo Switch.

Comment In: [Blog - 11/15/2019 - 10:33]

Thanks for the analysis Danny. ...

Thanks for the analysis Danny. I think you should try to remove the '