An organizational culture is not something that gets dictated from on high and then magically trickles down to the rest of the organization. It's a lot more complicated than that...


For this piece I've chosen to focus on the seemingly great ideas or policies that nonetheless backfired catastrophically. Consider it a cautionary tale.


Being an indie developer can require you to fill many roles yourself, but that doesn't mean you have to make games by yourself. There are lots of options for solo developers looking to get connected to a team, including meetups, game jams and conferences.


This is the 10th map update.


This update introduces 10 new indie and independent game developers and 5 new locations.


Music for games has a unique interactive component that opens up a lot of possibilities for narrative immersion. The right music, combined with audio middleware, can add a layer of depth to the emotions evoked by the story.


A design analysis of one of the most controversial games of all time: No Man's Sky, a Minecraft styled planetary resource collection adventure game developed by Hello Games.


This is the 9th map update, but also a special one because it celebrates 1,000 followers on Twitter.


This update introduces 10 new developers and 6 new locations on the different maps.


This is the 8th map update.


This update introduces 10 new indie and independent game developers, 5 new locations and 2 new nations.


With this 7th map update we passed the 300 registered developers!


This update introduces 13 new indie and independent game developers, 4 new locations and 1 new nation.


This is the 6th map update.


This update introduces 10 new indie and independent game developers, 8 new locations and 3 new nations.


This is the 5th map update and also the 1st one for the month of September 2016.


This update introduces 16 new developers and 7 new locations on the maps.