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Postmortem: Human Extinction Simulator

On January 21st I released my latest game┬áHuman Extinction Simulator. This postmortem is not meant as a question looking for answers and even less as an answer to questions other indie devs might have. This is simply a slice of life and should only be considered as such. Background I’ve been working on various games […]

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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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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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The unglamourous life of a part-time indie

So Dave, what’s happening with you? Well, I still work at the same place I’ve been working for the past 12 years but only 4 days a week. Oh?! What are you doing on Fridays then? Vacations? Nah actually I’m working on my game projects on Fridays. And in the evening all other days and […]

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