Category Archives: Crowdfunding

Bone Marrow Transplant By the Numbers

By | May 1, 2017

The Latest Work has come to a screaching halt because of my Bone Marrow Transplant. I recently spent 40 days in-patient, most of which was spent in isolation, some of which was spent in a plastic tent. It was all the mental torment of solitary confinement plus the physical pain of battling cancer. There are… Read More »

2016. A Year of #Gamedev in Review. Also, Blood Cancer. (pinned)

By | December 31, 2016

2016 was a mixed bag. On the downside we lost Bowie, Prince, Muhammad Ali. Also I got cancer. On the plus side, I published my first game development book, was contracted for a second, and then again a third. Also I got cancer. That a cancer diagnosis could possibly improve my life is a grim… Read More »

Game Science Saturday! Crowdfunding Campaign Stats You Should Know.

By | March 12, 2016

Once upon a time the internet surf was littered with the debris of a singular wreck of crowdfunding advice: good video = crowdfunding $$$. As I described in a previous post, this advice simply didn’t make sense. I went on to conjecture that having a good video is a correlation, not a cause. Having a… Read More »

What’s the Secret to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign?

By | January 26, 2016

You Can’t Crowdfund Without a Crowd. In the early days of crowdfunding the same refrain echoed throughout the internet; having a good video is the secret to a successful campaign. These words of worldly wisdom were accepted without question. The crowdfunding “experts” had spoken. The problem was the sentiment wasn’t sensible. If good videos resulted… Read More »