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  • How to crowd-fund when nobody knows who you are

    Not long ago, I was talking about crowd-funding with someone over coffee. 'I remember in the wake of the Doublefine campaign,' they said, 'Tim Schafer started publishing all these articles about how to run a successful Kickstarter....

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  • 2012: the year the crowds rose to power

    In spite of the fact that Wikipedia was years ago found to be as accurate as the Britannica, it was dismissed as inaccurate and unreliable compared to other texts that were created on the stable, traditional foundation...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Kickstarter: After the Kick but before the Start

    I'm the creative director at Stoic and we've been working on The Banner Saga after a shockingly successful Kickstarter campaign. We set out to raise $100,000 to help us expand our game content and ending up with...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • What does a big Kickstarter project look like in prize form?

    The Banner Saga was certainly not the biggest campaign Kickstarter has ever seen. Double Fine had 80k backers, Wasteland 2 had 60k, Shadowrun had over 30k, not to mention non-games. But unlike these larger, somewhat established developers...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Seven secrets for crowdfunding success

    Of all the great sessions at the Children's Media Conference, the crowdfunding panel with Naomi Alderman of Six to Start, writer of Roger Nix Nick Daze, Jason DaPontee of Firebrace and Kevin Mclean of Tinkatolli was a...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Dreamcast Worlds: a design history

    I’ve launched an indiegogo campaign to fund a book expanding on the thesis I wrote for my Master's degree at the Royal College of Art. I intend to turn my thesis into historical book about Dreamcast games, with...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • The three things I want to ensure a healthy UK games industry

    This is a lightly edited transcript of a talk I gave at the Westminster eForum on the future of games last month. Thank you and obviously well done to TIGA and UKIE for the tax breaks. I’m here...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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