Archive for the ‘Videos’ Category

The Business of Indie Games conference

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Grey Alien Games’ Jake Birkett has been interviewed for an upcoming online conference called The Business of Indie Games. You can sign up for free and watch the videos as they are broadcast from 24th-27th July, or pay for instant access.

The event features over 30 indie devs, indie publishers, investors and agents. It will cover all kinds of valuable topics, including spotting and making a hit game, pitching for finance, community building and marketing.

Jake will be speaking on “How to make money from small indie games: you don’t need a hit.” His segment will show you how to:
• Understand how to make the most of a back catalogue of games and continue to make games
• Calculate time spent versus income and breakdown by the hour
• Understand the basics behind running a small indie games business

You can find out more here.

Let’s play Shadowhand

Friday, April 27th, 2018

In recent weeks Jake has made a series of Let’s Play videos on YouTube featuring our strategic RPG card game, Shadowhand.

The first offers offers tips and tricks for Chapters 1-3:

The second offers detailed strategy for Chapter 4, Smuggler’s bay:

And as you’ll see, there are further videos, currently taking us up to Chapter 7.

If you are already playing the game and need hints, there is a guide, The Outlaw’s Almanack that you will find useful, too.

And of course if you haven’t got your copy yet:

You are spending too long making your game (Video)

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Jake recently did a talk for an online conference called ProIndieDev. The talk was about why you are spending too long making your game with a bunch of fascinating charts of data collected over the past 13 years that reveal hourly earnings from working on our games.