Posts categorized under Game Development

Game design is as much a science as it is an art, and Snoman Gaming has been taking a look at some of the core principles at the heart of great games. This time the focus is on players growing stronger, silent storytelling, … Continue reading

This is the third article in an ongoing series on how to launch indie games. Part one covered pre-launch preparations and part two covered game websites and media. Building a following is the basis for a successful product launch. Combining … Continue reading

This article is the second in an ongoing series on how to launch indie games. Missed part one? Read it here. Your game’s website is possibly the most important piece in your marketing puzzle. It’s where you can best showcase … Continue reading

The key to a successful launch strategy starts months before a game is even ready for release. One of the biggest marketing mistakes anyone can make is keeping quiet about what they’re working on. If you don’t have the benefit of an established audience, … Continue reading

[Image Credit: Martin Abegglen, Flickr] If there’s one word that excites PC gamers, it’s “sale.” Humble Bundles and Steam promotions often drive people to buy more games than they know what to do with, which can be lucrative for game developers. … Continue reading

This week we talk with Jordan Weisman and Mitch Gitelman, co-founders of the game studio Harebrained Schemes. Jordan, the creator of Shadowrun, and Mitch discuss how they got their start, how they grew their business, and lessons learned from Kickstarting … Continue reading