Tag: indie games

Jun
23

Game Development For Kongregate

Recently, FSG released a new Android game (yay us!), called Circle Wars: When Shapes Attack. With that game out, and Idle Zoo in the middle stages of development I was left with a bit of time to, really, do anything. Sure, I’m helping RT with Idle Zoo a bit, but that work load is sparse […]

Jun
03

All The Small Things

During every development process there are going to be times when something happens that you just sit back and say wow. That happened last night for me. I was sitting at home, enjoying some nice family time not even thinking about game development when all of a sudden I see a few commit messages pushed […]

Mar
15

Motivation, Frustration, and Passion

One of the hardest things I’ve ran into with working on an indie game is getting motivated. Don’t get me wrong, I love working on my game, everything from writing code to testing to logging bugs. The hard part for me is after putting in an 8 hour work day + commute + dinner + […]

Mar
01

The Indie Deadline

Deadlines are a funny thing. We use them to motivate us to complete our tasks in a timely  fashion. But in the Indie game development world, are deadlines trully effective. I’ve also felt giving a deadline to complete a personal project was a bit silly. I mean, its a personal project, I don’t get payed […]

Jul
04

So…. Much…. Work… Left…

Welp.  Just a little rant.   I’m a professional.  I release software regularly for my day job.  I set up targets and knock ‘em down.  Only once in my professional career have I missed a target that I set, and that was due to 1) not being able to say NO.  and 2) loosing most […]

Jun
27

The Dungeon Crawler SSS#2

SSS!  Compliments of IC Games for our upcoming Dungeon Crawler.

Jun
21

The Impact of Reddit, Tumblr, imgur, Twitter and Google Plus

Recently, I posted about the potential power of social media (as well as posting helpful tips for indie game devs).  That article lead me to question the impact of social media and also it’s return on investment (time).  After examining the analytics, I’ve come up with a few conclusions. Some background first. The journey started […]

Jun
20

The Dungeon Crawler SSS#1

Enjoy a few screenshots from the upcoming Dungeon Crawler! The IC Team

Jun
14

FGL, PlaySRC and online resources for indies

Hi again everyone, With the release of the DC just around the corner, we’re looking at how we can generate buzz and hopefully generate sales from a our online community involvement. That’s right, we love making games, the way we want to make them and remaining indie, but it’s about time we try to get […]

Jun
12

A Look Into Flipo, Indie Game Developer

Growing up I always knew I wanted to work on making video games. I constantly would sit and play and think oh man that was a nice feature but they should of did it this way, or hey that GUI looks all right but it really takes my focus away they should of did this. […]