The indie game developer’s complete guide to running a studio.
The climate for the games industry has never been hotter, and this is only set to continue as the marketplace for tablets, consoles and phones grow. Seemingly every day there is a story of how a successful app or game has earned thousands of downloads and revenue. As the market size increases, so does the number of people developing and looking to develop their own app or game to publish. The Indie Game Developer Handbook covers every aspect of running a game development studio—from the initial creation of the game through to completion, release and beyond.
Indie Game Development: The Best Job in the World!
Chapter 1: Development Tools and Resources
Chapter 2: Self-Publishing
Chapter 3: QA, Localizations & Age Ratings
Chapter 4: PR & Reaching Out to the Press
Chapter 5: Marketing
Chapter 6: Advertising
Chapter 7: Websites, Forums & Source Control
Chapter 8: Funding
Chapter 9: Tax, Legal & Other Odds and Ends