Kickstarter Guide: Its Convention Time

This advice is mostly for the future when conventions are able to go ahead again. I’ll mention online cons but our experience of them is limited to the few we’ve attended this year (2020). So, you’ve picked an idea, created a prototype and playtested your game; now is a good time to look at goingContinue reading “Kickstarter Guide: Its Convention Time”

Wicked Willow Review

Wicked Willow is a LGBTQIA+ Visual Novel about Witches created by T.F. Wright funded by Kickstarter and released June 2nd 2020. I was given a review copy that I streamed on Real Women of Gaming’s Twitch channel. If they call me wicked for following my heart, then so be it. Awaken your inner witch, pursueContinue reading “Wicked Willow Review”

Kickstarter Guide: The Wide Web of Social Media

This is only based on my own experiences but there are a many people who are both skilled and experienced in Social Media and have their own channels and blogs, follow them and learn from their example. Once your game is in a rough form, it’s good to start talking about it online. Having aContinue reading “Kickstarter Guide: The Wide Web of Social Media”

Kickstarter Guide: The Wonderful World of Playtesting

Playtesting is critical if you want to publish your game, but it is one of the more difficult elements of games development. So how do you go about it? Firstly, start with press ganging your friends and family into playing your game as many times and as regularly as possible, this will shake out aContinue reading “Kickstarter Guide: The Wonderful World of Playtesting”

Tumble Town live on Kickstarter

1.       Tell our readers who you are. I’m Carla Kopp of Weird Giraffe Games and Galactic Raptor Games. I used to be a software engineer and now I design, develop, and publish games. I currently live in Huntsville, Alabama with three cats and my partner, Nick. When I’m not working or playing games,Continue reading “Tumble Town live on Kickstarter”

Kickstarter Guide: How to Pick Your Favorite Child – Which of your fantastic ideas is best to launch on Kickstarter?

Now, there are games which are passion projects and games that are fun for your friends and then there are games with which to launch your budding business. All are valid but you have to work out which you want to do. Working out at this stage, before you’ve spent your money, what you wantContinue reading “Kickstarter Guide: How to Pick Your Favorite Child – Which of your fantastic ideas is best to launch on Kickstarter?”

Indie Spotlight: Island

Island is survival roleplay game made in retro graphics. You don’t just deal with hunger and thirst, but also with more realistic factors like fear, cold, and condition of your feet. You start the game without any skills at surviving and must learn along with what you see the most fit along the way: TrainContinue reading “Indie Spotlight: Island”