October’s One Game a Month entry is Candypreneur, a candy tycoon game inspired by the classic Apple II game Lemonade Stand.
Download Candypreneur for Linux 64-bit (432 kb tar.gz file)
I wish I had dedicated more time to this project. I had surgery and wasn’t able to work on it while I recuperated, and when . . . → Read More: October #1GAM Entry: Candypreneur
Early to bed and early to rise makes an indie healthy, wealthy, and wise.
While many programmers and game developers might be happy working late at night, some choose to wake up early to get the same benefits: no one else is around to distract you from your work.
Getting more done by 8AM . . . → Read More: What Do Early Risers Do Better?
September’s One Game a Month entry is a clone of the NES game Yoshi.
Download Hextrap for Linux 64-bit (410 kb tar.gz file)
I’ve never made a falling block puzzle game before. I had more ambitious plans, but with ISVCon 2013 taking up a lot of my time, I ended up doing most of . . . → Read More: September #1GAM Entry: Hextrap
Ben Kamens is the lead dev of Khan Academy, the incredible free resource for education, recently explained “shipping beats perfection”, one of the organization’s development principles. It’s good reading, plus has pictures of a smiling dog, so you should go read it.
From their principles page:
Scope features down to their core before getting . . . → Read More: Shipping Beats Perfection
First, a reminder about my Stop That Hero! Birthday Sale that’s running all this week.
Get 40% off of my strategy game that puts you in the role of the villain by using coupon code BIRTHDAY2013 at http://www.StopThatHero.com to help me celebrate my birthday tomorrow!
Next, you can finally eat something in Shipwrecked, my . . . → Read More: July #1GAM: A Hundred Thousand Bottles Washed Up On the Shore