Cross-posted on gamasutra.comA lot of developers/publishers sell expansion packs and other discrete add-ons to their games as "downloadable content," or "paid DLC." This model has problems, for both players and developers. The problems for players have been covered exhaustively, so let's leave that aside for the
Cross-posted on Gamasutra. Twitter handle: @larsiusprimeThe challenge of being an independent developer is that so much of your game's success is out of your control. There's no Department of Internet Money where you can present your neatly wrapped Cool New Thing and be justly rewarded with crisp thousand-dollar bills.
Cross-posted on gamasutra.As part of an ongoing series on our upcoming tactical RPG Defender's Quest, I'd like to talk about RPG's, challenge, and "grinding." Let's start with accessibility.AccessibilityAccessibility is about expanding your game's audience by removing barriers.The word "accessibility" immediately brings disabilities to mind,