Posts in 2018
I am an indie game dev and I am here to talk about making game creation easier

I’ve been making games for about 5 years now, ranging from small ‘arcade’ style projects to short exploratory story types. Currently I’m working on a larger scale project called ‘Arty Swirly Colourful’ with my studio. All have had budgets ranging from ‘I have zero dollars and a button’ to ‘let us pool together what we have and make the most of it’. And along the way I have discovered many, many resources that made things a lot more achievable.

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Special #SuperListenMode for #nonoFoMo Pt3: Staying True to Yourself

Learn what activities make you feel genuinely fulfilled, happy and content, instead of doing only what you think you're supposed to do. Be your own cheerleader and discover the ways you enjoy connecting to your community. Don't be afraid to experiment and lean on your friends for inspiration and support, knowing that when you have the spoons you can do the same for them.

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Fostering healthy discussion in a conflict-ridden society

Conversations are a two-way dance, however we can never simply control how other people choose to communicate or think. We can instead alter our own communication and mindset, which could subtly influence the civility of a conversation and possibly increase mutual respect and mutual understanding. These are just some ideas which I’ve found so far which I believe could help make our discussions more healthy, more productive, and overall help to reduce the conflict that is already too prevalent in our society today.

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Why #nonoFoMo ?

At this time of year, there are a lot of people in the games industry who feel left out. It's coming up on one of, if not the, biggest game developer conference in the world and even though only a small minority of us actually attend, it usually feels like everyone is there and you are the only person who is not. It feels like you are missing out.

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