Posts tagged blogging therapy

Unexpected anxiety following a moderate success

Last April, I released my first financially successful game allowing me to be a full-time indie dev, March of the Living¬†(MotL). My story isn’t one of overnight success but one of 9 years and 14 released games in the making. It’s the kind of story you probably won’t read in the press because it’s lacking […]

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Isolation as an indie game dev

I never needed much people around me. In fact, too much social stimulation often gets me uncomfortable. Yes I’m an introvert but as a friend of mine said to me “being an introvert doesn’t mean you don’t like social interaction. ¬†Just that it can be tiring”. When I had my previous day job I slowly […]

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Grief and releasing a game at the same time

Just in a few days, my next game March of the Living will be released. This project started after I lost the job I had for 15 years. The only job I ever had. It became possible because Neil Yates from Creaky Corpse liked my idea and believed I could deliver. Even by being on […]

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Unemployment, game development and the need to be backed by someone

It’s been almost a week now since I heard the news that me and 3 other people didn’t have a job anymore. I hear even more people might lose their job. Things are bad. To see my ex-boss having to make this kind of decisions gets me to wonder a bit about how far I’d […]

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I’m unemployed – Day #4, the silence

I was expecting this. After the sympathy calls from ex-coworkers, after fellow indie devs supporting me, after the nice thing I’ve seen on Twitter, silence is all around me. Losing your job isn’t the end of the world so you can’t expect people making too much of a big deal out of this after a […]

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