Category Archives: The Time For Indie Games Is Now

Reservoir Dogs – The Time For Indie Games Is Now

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“Reservoir Dogs”

How pricing models attract your audience.

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Duration:

22 minutes and 23 seconds

Resources:

Independence Day anti-sale hopes to help squeezed indie developers [MCV]

Cthulhu Saves the World developer thinks indie games should be cheaper [IGN]

Thoughts on Steam Refunds [PBS Game/Show]

Valve now lets modders sell their work through Steam, starting with Skyrim [Polygon]

Konami’s Krazy Kojima Konspiracy [IGN]

Music contributors:

Dan Borzone [SoundCloud]

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To Be or Not To Be – The Time For Indie Games Is Now

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“To Be or Not To Be”

To crowdfund or not to crowdfund?

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Duration:

22 minutes and 14 seconds

Games featured:

Double Fine Adventure (Broken Age)                         Yooka Laylee

Homestuck Adventure                                              Shenmue 3

Wasteland 2                                                            Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Pillars of Eternity (Project Eternity)

Resources:

List of Video Game Crowdfunding Projects [Wikipedia]

Double Fine selling first half of Broken Age via Steam Early Access in January 2014 [Polygon]

The Curiously Ordinary Desire of Time Schafer [Polygon]

10 Most Extravagant (Or Just Plain Stupid) Pre-Order Gaming Bonuses No One Wanted [What Culture]

12 Successful Kickstarters That Never Delivered [Kotaku]

This Life Hack Will Grow Your Audience and Gain Their Trust [Riskology]

Marketing the Cow with the Cow [Seth Godin: Purple Cow]

Giant Bombcast EP 05/19/15 [Giant Bomb]

Idle Thumbs Episode 211: Spector’s Oil [Idle Thumbs]

Double Fine Adventure! Kickstarter Pitch Video [YouTube]

Double Fine Adventure! EP07: “We’ll Handle It” [YouTube]

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Dan Borzone [SoundCloud]

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A Boy Named Sue – The Time For Indie Games Is Now

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“A Boy Named Sue”

What does indie game mean anyway?

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Duration: 

15 Minutes and 10 Seconds

Games featured:

Half-Life 2                                               Escape the Room

Minecraft                                                Cookie Clicker

Walking Dead                                          Braid

Game of Thrones                                     QWOP

Resources:

Press Start: What are indie games, and why are they so great? [GazetteXtra]

What are indie games? [WolfFire Games Blog]

PBS Game/Show – Does “Indie Game” mean anything anymore? [YouTube]

The State of Indie Gaming [Gamasutra]

Why Do So Many People Hate Indie Games? [IGN]

What makes a game indie: a universal definition [Sinister Design]

Music contributors:

Dan Borzone [SoundCloud]

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