Posts tagged blogging therapy

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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I’m unemployed – What happens next?

I won’t lie, being told from your employer after 15 years of service that they are letting you go hits like a ton of bricks. I won’t discuss the details but I’ll simply say that I’m on very good terms with my ex-bosses and they are sad that they have to let me go. Things […]

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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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