How Mobile Gaming Has Changed the Landscape of Indie Games

How Mobile Gaming Has Changed the Landscape of Indie Games

Even with the mobile app world booming, many experts agree that there’s still more to come. Smashing Magazine suggests that this particular market is “growing faster than a beanstalk,” and a good portion of it is comprised of games.

 

The wide and diverse audience of mobile games continues to provide indie game developers ...

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Cubiques 2 - A sequel from my second indie game completed in 35 days.

Cubiques 2 - A sequel from my second indie game completed in 35 days.

Some of you may know me already from releasing games such as Stickman World which took 3 years, Cubiques which took 62 days, and my recent game Cubiques 2 which took 35 days and it is a sequel from my first Cubiques game now set to release next month.

 

I just wanted to take ...

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Starting a new indie game right after launching a game

Starting a new indie game right after launching a game

Honestly I don't know how it happened but about 1 month ago I launched Cubiques (my second indie game) and right after I started exploring on ideas for my next indie game.

 

I remembered being in Minneapolis visiting for a Xamarin training with a daily training routine that started from 8 AM and ...

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Keeping a healthy mind as an indie developer.

Keeping a healthy mind as an indie developer.

If you’re like me and have worked as an indie for a few months or years then you know how crazy can life get when you’ve joined the indie game industry. Why do I say the term “crazy” why is it so bad? honestly is not bad at all, but what is bad ...

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Marketing tips prior to launching an indie game.

Marketing tips prior to launching an indie game.

Few tips I decided to share to help everyone who is planning on launching their indie game or any digital product in general.

 

  1. Start marketing on day one. If you start development make sure marketing happens side by side.

  2. Don’t be afraid of social media and post as much information about your game ...

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Why is blogging so important when creating an indie game.

Why is blogging so important when creating an indie game.

Few months ago I literally told myself that I was going to create at least one blog article a week about the indie game industry, game development, and technology in general.

 

I started on a good path, I setup a new website, added a new blog, made the blog mobile responsive, and built a ...

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Feeding your entrepreneur soul.

Feeding your entrepreneur soul.

I would have never imagined to have done what I have done so far in the last 3 years of my entrepreneurial adventure.

 

I clearly remember starting on a new project and feeling so scared to get it out to the public. Not only I was scared but I didn't really feel that ...

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Working as a .NET developer and also indie game developer on the side.

Working as a .NET developer and also indie game developer on the side.

I couldn't resist to post about how much I have leverage all my knowledge as a full stack developer, in particular with .NET technologies has given me.

When I started working in Unity 5 years ago, I had junior experience as a c# developer. Back then I didn't know as much as I ...

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Releasing an indie game to multiple platforms.

Releasing an indie game to multiple platforms.

If you know me or haven’t heard of me, I am Dilmer and I am super obsessed with coding. I am also super obsessed with releasing games or anything I make to as many platforms as I can. Why, well because I can, because digital distribution has been made available to anyone with a ...

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Cubiques - Brief story behind what it took to complete my second indie game.

Cubiques - Brief story behind what it took to complete my second indie game.

First let me take a breath and say what a journey indie game development is...

If you know me already hi :) and thank you for coming back, if not, let me introduce myself...

My name is Dilmer Valecillos and my role can vary from time to time. Sometimes I see myself as a coder, a ...

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