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The thing when you write post-mortems

If things didn’t go your way you are most likely to be even more clueless about why it went wrong once you read the comments … Kyle Pittman wrote a post-mortem about Super Win the Game here. Reading the comments is quite depressing. Depressing because instead of thanking the dev, people are spending their time […]

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Game ideas are cheap so here’s some

I’ve had so many ideas “stolen” in the past few years that I have given up on the concept of “ideas” itself. I now believe in timing, experience, patterns and the very old concept of “get up in the morning and do something”. I may or may not plan to build upon these ideas but […]

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There is no such thing as “indie marketing”

Games are everything. I’ve read all the “books” and applied it all, forget about it. If you don’t have the right game then you are wasting your time with “marketing” unless … All I see are indies that are there for some years now and have a nice following that can sustain them. All I […]

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35 and not quite where I’d want to be

This weekend I turned 35 … and no I’m not quite where I wish I’d be if I’m honest. For some reason, I thought that by the time I’d turned 35 I’d be self-employed, working on games full-time. Not rich but making enough money to not have to do anything else. Because I’ve released so […]

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Canadian dollar prices on Steam

I’m guessing that for most Canadians seeing a price in Canadian dollars is just weird. We’re used to see everything in US dollars and we’re used to the fact that we end up paying more than the price we see due to the weakness of the Canadian dollar (yes, it was worth a bit more […]

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