You Can Now Start Submitting Your Games to IGF 2016

The Independent Games Festival is now accepting submissions for next year’s awards.

The deadline to get your game submitted is October 26, 2015. Other key dates to pay attention to:

Early January, 2016 Finalists Announced March 14 – March 18, 2016 Game Developers Conference 2016 March 14 – March 15, 2016 Indie Games . . . → Read More: You Can Now Start Submitting Your Games to IGF 2016

Creative Commons Has a Kickstarter Project to Create a Book About Open Business Models

There are always debates about business models. Years ago, everyone was saying that you should focus on Flash. Anyone who suggested Java was perfectly fine to use got pushback. When asked to justify Java for game development, people would say, “Look at how successful Runescape is!” and the Flash proponents would say, “But that’s the . . . → Read More: Creative Commons Has a Kickstarter Project to Create a Book About Open Business Models

The Great Gatsby Was a Flop; How’s Your Game?

Yesterday while listening to an audiobook, I learned that F. Scott Fitzgerald died thinking that his greatest work was a failure.

He earned just $2,000 from The Great Gatsby. In today’s money, it represents a bit more, and he was in the top 1% of income earners in his time, but this was his . . . → Read More: The Great Gatsby Was a Flop; How’s Your Game?

We’re Over Halfway Through 2015. How’s Your Scoreboard?

Did you notice that the year is half over?

That we’re in the 3rd quarter of the year, and also that the first week of it is already over?

Most people have long forgotten their New Year’s resolutions. Others have solid goals they’ve kept in front of them on a daily basis.

. . . → Read More: We’re Over Halfway Through 2015. How’s Your Scoreboard?

Depending on Personality vs Process

Recently I read the news that Reddit let go of their director of communications. As she was a key part of the popular Ask Me Anything interviews, which often featured major celebrities, the moderators of the /r/IAMA subreddit locked it down in protest, and a number of other subreddits did the same.

It’s back . . . → Read More: Depending on Personality vs Process

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