Posts tagged blogging therapy

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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Indie nail biting stuff – Sending first beta preview to the press

Well for some I’m guessing it’s a walk in the park but for me it’s terrifying. Exciting sure but still terrifying.¬†When the best you have done so far is making a bit over $1k with a match-3 game you are filled with doubts even for a project you highly believe in. This week was my […]

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