I’ve been reading a lot about indie gaming lately (obviously) and I’ve found some interesting articles that might spread some light for people just starting in gaming or just interested about the space.
It’s an overview article of the indie gaming scene, with interesting links going from it to other interesting articles (I started with it and I have a full browser window with lots of tabs opened, still waiting for me to read them)
The guy that created Beat Hazard talks about the revenue he’s created in the last several years with his Beat Hazard game, It includes graphs, sources analysis (Steam, mobile, XBox, PS3), it’s a pretty compelling article.
A follow up of the previous article, this is a great thread on indie gaming, on what it means, how to start, what to do and so on. It’s gonna take you a little while, so put an hour, at least, to read it.
The guy writing this article is the creator of the highly successful indie franchise Castle Miner, that sold over 1.5 Million units in XBLIG. Another great article, that allows you to get an idea what it means to create successful indie games.
This is kinda it. Now you’ve got a lot on your hands, start reading :D