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About Vic White

Bearded man and retweet hero. Solo #indiedev of @nolonger_earth. Reviewing games and writing stuff for @lndieWatch.
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Professional dreaming: ideas for funding and running your own game studio
1 month ago

Professional dreaming: ideas for funding and running your own game studio

Old romans used real lives to learn and extract knowledge. That was called “exemplum” and is not so far from what I am trying to do here. So, in order to learn and maybe teach in the process, I will focus on a real studio. For that reason, similar to the article featuring Aloft Studio, I invited Emiliano Pastorelli, from Hammer&Ravens studio. He is the director of the project and the crew, which means he has been leading the development of Empires in Ruins videogame for five years. That’s not a negligible task. I am sure his experience will be gold to aspiring gamedevs, so here we go!
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Beware the mighty bear in BeardedBear
3 months ago

Beware the mighty bear in BeardedBear

BeardedBear is an old school Arcade Shooter with roguelike elements about a cyborg bear with a mighty beard shooting aliens through time and space!
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Aloft Studio: Get the right gameplay for those fancy pixels!
3 months ago

Aloft Studio: Get the right gameplay for those fancy pixels!

If you follow #indiedev (that’s for Indie Developement) related accounts on Twitter, it’s not difficult to find your timeline full of beautiful gameplay gifs. This is how I learned about Hazelnut Bastille. I was seduced immediately by the beauty of its pixel art and its undeniable resemblance with Zelda: Link to the past’s gameplay.
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Are we watching the rise of new relationship rules between players and game designers?
6 months ago

Are we watching the rise of new relationship rules between players and game designers?

We know the internet and new video game platforms have changed the relationship between players and game companies. Everything is much closer now. Since the player can leave an appraisal of the work of the developers, their opinion has come to the forefront. It can be heard.
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