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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Just an indie game dev day

One thing you don’t necessarily realize when you decide to start making games to hopefully to make a living one day is that often you end up spending entire days on stuff other than actually working on a game. Today is Friday so it was my day off from my day job (by choice and […]

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It starts with a game and another, another … indie marketing plan

You probably won’t read that anywhere but the best indie marketing plan is probably to just have released a few games that sit in the “good” category. People will tell you to go to shows, how to contact the press, how to write a press release, what to put on your website but they all […]

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The indie chart

Oh there’s nothing scientific in this and I’m not sure there’s really any point I’m trying to make here beside entertaining myself. I think however that it gives a pretty good idea of the various states of what we see qualified as “indie” though. Note that it’s not necessarily a ladder that you “have” to […]

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Coverage of Human Extinction Simulator so far

Just in case you missed any of the coverage of Human Extinction Simulator so far here’s a quick recap. I’ve left out the posts that were mostly just a copy/paste of the emails I sent to only focus on the ones with actual comments on the game or interviews. What’s really good here is that […]

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