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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Canadian dollar prices on Steam

I’m guessing that for most Canadians seeing a price in Canadian dollars is just weird. We’re used to see everything in US dollars and we’re used to the fact that we end up paying more than the price we see due to the weakness of the Canadian dollar (yes, it was worth a bit more […]

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Indie marketing – The (limited) power of Twitter

If you’re not on Twitter then you’re missing one more simple thing you can do to promote your game. That’s a true statement but it probably doesn’t carry as much weight as you might think. At least, not for everyone. Yesterday I announced that you can now pre-order Human Extinction Simulator and I did so […]

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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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