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A how to for completing an indie game

A how to for completing an indie game

I've been giving this article a lot of thought, and honestly I have been thinking about it for the last couple of days. Also before writing it, I really wanted to think about it, and identify what were few helpful things I learned through previous games that allowed me to complete each project.

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Cubiques 2 - It wasn't easy but my game is about to release to Apple.

Cubiques 2 - It wasn't easy but my game is about to release to Apple.

Hi everyone this is a short article but is how I currently feel right now...

 

For those who don't know me I'm "Dilmer Valecillos" and I love to make minimalistic games on the side which means I have a day job and I do all of these work on weekends or when ...

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Exploring other areas to help me build my indie game startup

Exploring other areas to help me build my indie game startup

I'm about to release a new game with exactly 6 days before I do so and to change things up a bit, I decided to do something different and attended a conference where people like Tony Robbins and Gary Vaynerchuk spoke. I was a bit oppose to going to conferences where many speakers just ...

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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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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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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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