What it’s like To “Indie”: From Player to Maker to Indie Game Studio
The popularity of indie games is skyrocketing – with more and more studios that make games entering the fold every day. But what does it take to create or be part of an indie games studio? This panel discusses the steps you can take to create your own studio, the trials and tribulations of making games, and the abundance of tools available online to help you get started. Learn about the career paths of indie developers, and how diverse professional backgrounds have helped them develop the skills they need to produce and release games.
Recorded live on April 9th, 2017, at Wizard World Comic Con in St. Louis, MO. Thanks to Level 2 Gamers STL for the video.
Panelists: Ben Cook (Last Stitch Goodnight), Sam Coster (Butterscotch Shenanigans, Crashlands), Mary McKenzie (Volcano Bean, Battlecakes).
Moderator: Adron Buske (Host and Creative Director, Nerd For A Living).