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Catching up with indie studio Tomorrow Corporation
by John Harris [12.12.18]
The members of Little Inferno and Human Resources Machine dev Tomorrow Corporation helped define the indie movement of the mid-2000s. We pick their brains and see what they're up to today.
Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Video

Get game design tips and tricks from Dead Cells' co-creator at GDC 2019  
by Staff [12.12.18]
Motion Twin's Sebastien Benard will be at GDC to deliver a neat Design track talk about the little things (from controls to particles) that turned out to make Dead Cells a significantly better game. 
Design, Indie, GDC

Devs explore what did and didn't work in their text-driven IF Comp games  
by Alissa McAloon [12.10.18]
Postmortems of this year's entries include reflections on topics like presentation, user experience, creative process, narrative structure, puzzles, and more.
Console/PC, Indie

Play these 20 unique games at GDC 2019's alt.ctrl.GDC showcase!  
by Staff [12.12.18]
One of these alternative controller games will win the alt.ctrl.GDC Award -- which includes a $3k prize plus a special trophy handmade by game maker Robin Baumgarten -- at the IGF ceremony during GDC!
Design, Console/PC, Indie

Video: Reaching new audiences with Cosmic Top Secret 1
by Staff [12.11.18]
In this GDC talk, the developers behind Cosmic Top Secret share concrete suggestions about reaching new kinds of audiences based on their experience combining film and games.
Design, Indie, Video

Survey shows devs are more concerned over Steam's algorithm 17
by Emma Kidwell [12.10.18]
Indie dev Lars Doucet published a survey earlier today reaching out to fellow devs across the world spanning different communities on their opinions about the Steam storefront.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie

Best of 2018: Reversing the sunk cost fallacy - Devs recount regrettable cuts 2
by Richard Moss [12.10.18]
"We should abandon that feature, even though we've sunk so much time and effort into it!" Sometimes this is the right call, but other times, maybe not -- as these dev stories suggest.
Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie

Catch new & classic GDC talks broadcasting live on the GDC Twitch channel  
by Staff [12.10.18]
The official Game Developers Conference Twitch channel has begun broadcasting gems from the GDC Vault of game development talks, roundtables, and postmortems, and you can tune in live now to watch!
Audio, Video, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing



Meaningful Play and Beyond: What Anthony Bourdain Taught Me About Making Games  
by Mars Ashton [12.12.18]
Anthony Bourdain was a Chef, Writer, Traveler and so much more. What did I learn after watching his shows and reading his books about making games? Everything I needed to know.
Design Production Serious Indie

Indie Game business: now 15,000 times harder. 1
by Bram Stolk [12.12.18]
This is my contribution for data-points on the Indiepocalypse. Wherein I compare my best-rated and best-selling games.
Business/Marketing Indie

Resources for Video Game Music Composers: The Big List  
by Winifred Phillips [12.11.18]
Game composer Winifred Phillips presents an annual resource list for game composers. Included: game music concert tours for inspiration, communities and forums for advice, popular software tools, and conferences/academia resources for advanced learning.
Audio Console/PC Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Making of a indie horror game  
by Arjun Sankhala [12.11.18]
Day first of making a indie horror game - downloading the assets
Design Programming Production Art Indie Smartphone/Tablet

Desert Child: How I Faked Everything and Hopefully Got Away with It - A Tragedy in 3(D) Acts  
by GameMaker Studio [12.11.18]
Oscar Brittain and Akupara Games are releasing Desert Child on Switch, Xbox, PlayStation 4, and Steam December 11! Oscar hit us with the following tech blog on how he 'faked' his striking 3D look in the game.
Design Programming Indie


CI-VS — Henderson, Nevada, United States
[12.12.18]
Technical Lead


Industry Games — Gilbert, Arizona, United States
[12.12.18]
Sr Programmer


Jade Ember Studios — Boulder, Colorado, United States
[12.11.18]
Level Designer


Miami University — Oxford, Ohio, United States
[12.11.18]
Armstrong Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Game Development


Playful Corp — McKinney, Texas, United States
[12.11.18]
UI Designer


Playful Corp — McKinney, Texas, United States
[12.11.18]
FX Artist


Toadman Interactive — Berlin, Germany
[12.11.18]
Senior Game Designer
Senior Game Designer for Hardcore Game

Soulbound Studios — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[12.10.18]
Gameplay Programmer


The Behemoth — San Diego, California, United States
[12.10.18]
Marketing Coordinator


Petroglyph Games — Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
[12.09.18]
Sr. Technical Artist - Rigger, Command and Conquer
Petroglyph is seeking an experienced tech artist to join our roster to work on our upcoming AAA titles which currently include a Conan strategy game, and the Command & Conquer series. Become a part of Petroglyph and join in on all the fun!