September 29, 2011 3:00 AM | Tim W.
Today's collection of independent game links includes more indie game previews, a couple of development updates, and the usual round-up of interviews with developers from around the 'net. (image source).
indiePub Games: MinMax Games Interview
"Space Pirates And Zombies (aka S.P.A.Z.) takes place in a future where the Earth is toxic and humans have colonized the galaxy. You play as a space pirate who is trying to assemble a fleet and find the secret system where treasures are rumored to be stored."
Gamasutra: Three ways to market your indie game
"There is a battle royal brewing over the best approach to market your indie game. What are these strategies, and which one makes most sense for your business?"
This happened: Vlambeer talk about Super Crate Box
"Vlambeer talks about Super Crate Box, an intensely difficult indie game bringing back the glory days of the golden arcade age. The collaboration started when Rami witnessed Jan Willem prototyping a game where you have to pick up crates while being attacked by waves of enemies."
Indie Games Channel: Drew Curby discusses the Indie Open House
"I recently had a chance to interview Drew Curby, GameSpy Technology's senior director of sales and Indie Open House program manager, about the residency program, including its benefits, goals, atmosphere, and adjustments being made between its first and second renditions."
DIYgamer: Sense of Wonder Night 2011 in Video Part 2
"Our look at the experimental, fascinating games of Sense of Wonder Night 2011 at the Tokyo Game Show continues with three more titles, none of which have been covered here so far."
IndieRPGs.com: Interview with Jay Barnson
"IndieRPGs.com recently had the pleasure of conducting an exclusive interview with Jay Barnson, a veteran game developer working on a humorous first-person dungeon crawler called Frayed Knights."
TruePCGaming: Star Ruler Interview
"TPG had the chance to chat with the the fine gents from Blind Mind Studios who talk about their space sim title, Star Ruler. James and Andrew also speak on various topics in the PC gaming industry as well as life an independent game developer."
Cidercast: Matt Comi interview (audio)
"Matt Comi, the top dude at Big Bucket Software who's responsible for some of the most loved iOS games and apps around such as The Incident and TV Forecast, joins us as our very first special guest on the show."