Posts tagged motivation

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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Dazed and confused – The search for my next game

With March of the Living having done well, I am now living the dream of being paid to think about game development all day long. It’s pretty cool. There’s one small problem though, I have no idea what game I will work on next. Sure, I won’t make anyone cry over this but if you’re […]

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2016 is coming … A look back and forward

2015 was exciting and a bit crazy near the end. You can check my 2014 post here:¬†http://www.over00.com/index.php/archives/2677 Human Extinction Simulator was released I had great hopes for HES. Well, modest hopes I should say but looking back it was maybe a bit too much to ask of it. In 2014 I was hoping to sell […]

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Why I turned down a job offer from Ubisoft

On October 6th, seven days after losing my job, I was in contact with a Ubisoft recruiter after being referred by an ex-coworker. Ten days later I was receiving a job offer from Ubisoft meaning that I could have been unemployed for a total of only two weeks. I turned down the offer for which […]

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Rate of success VS the part-time game devs

Daniel Cook posted an interesting article on his blog about Minimum Sustainable Success and it’s another reminder of how tricky it can be to achieve as a part-time game dev. Just working on a project dear to you and doing your best is not a guarantee of success. You can’t predict success or how successful […]

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