Indie games

MSNBC has a nice little article about independent game development. It contains some interesting data and input from a wide range of independent developers and publishers, including Geoff Howland, who is a genuine nice guy.

I agree that indie game development, as far as I can tell, is like game development in the late 80s and early 90s. There has recently been some discussion on a mailing list about the three first games I worked on, from 1991 to 1996. They were made by very small teams, and that was a very satisfying experience. Not that working on big budget AAA titles does not have its own rewards, but still, I can definitely see the appeal.

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  1. From Czarism.com on 01 Jan 2005 at 19:34

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