Indie Game Dev

It starts with a game and another, another … indie marketing plan

You probably won’t read that anywhere but the best indie marketing plan is probably to just have released a few games that sit in the “good” category. People will tell you to go to shows, how to contact the press, how to write a press release, what to put on your website but they all […]

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Art and passion VS business and profits … Why not both!

The word “indie” evokes plenty of different things to different people but more specifically to many game devs it means something like “a creative/artistic process/passion as an end in itself”. Making money with their games is not an objective but maybe just a bonus or maybe it’s some kind of objective but they are still […]

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Emailing the press and YouTubers properly (or at least trying)

In the last past week I’ve been sending quite some emails to the press and YouTubers about Human Extinction Simulator. It’s not easy to always get the answer you wish you had but here’s how I’ve been doing it so far. When sending these emails I try my best to follow the many things press […]

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Defining the uniqueness of your game in a few words

I recently came across a contact form asking to give three reasons why people should pay attention or check your game. It seems like a pretty easy question to answer and no dev should have any trouble to give at least three reasons … But I found that finding the right words to communicate something […]

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A “true” indie story

Warning: If you have a tendency to take everything seriously and are unable to go beyond the first degree of anything you might not want to read what follows. If you can handle it, well just stick until the end. Stories to tell Yesterday the following tweet appeared about 50 times on my Twitter feed […]

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