Posts tagged indie games

Pre-order of Human Extinction Simulator and some dev update

You can now pre-order Human Extinction Simulator and play the new beta version (available if you pre-order the game only). Check the game’s website to pre-order now: http://www.machine22.com/humanextinctionsimulator/ Steam and Greenlight You’ll notice that pre-ordering the game will provide you 1 or 2 Steam keys so make sure to vote to get HES accepted on Steam’s […]

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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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A look at the AI in Human Extinction Simulator

You can have all the bell and whistles you want, for a strategy game if the AI doesn’t provide a challenge then it’s no good … well, I’m guessing at least … Coding the AI for Human Extinction Simulator was a challenge as it has nothing in common with what I’ve done previously. There’s no […]

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Pop! Goes the indie bubble?

Oh I couldn’t care less if there was indeed an indie bubble and if it’s popping or not. For me so far it has always been a tough ride and for quite some time I wasn’t even part of what is most commonly defined as indie by working on F2P MMOs (in the collective imagination […]

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The Greenlight test for Human Extinction Simulator

Here it is! So is the game ready? No I still have a lot of work to do. So why put it on Greenlight? Well this process can take quite some time assuming it reaches the top 100 so with a bit of luck by the time the game is ready it will have passed […]

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