Posts Tagged ‘the indie scene’

Opinion: Why Kickstarter matters

Indie Games Blog editor Michael Rose has written an op-ed over on Gamasutra explaining why he “won’t be backing Kickstarters anymore.” His reason: he has experienced his first true case of “Kickstarter remorse” over backing The Banner Saga. He writes: Essentially, what has happened is that the team [Stoic Studio] decided to build this free-to-play […]

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On the curiously clone-resistant nature of indie RPGs

Every once in a while, I get an obsessive compulsion to create a more-or-less comprehensive list of something. Most recently, it was clones; specifically, games (typically iOS apps) that have been publicly accused of cloning existing indie games. Look at just how many of these we’ve seen over the past few years:

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