Tag Archives: crowdfunding

WCIGAWW? Is SendX a viable MailChimp alternative? Part 1

By | September 20, 2017

Is SendX a viable MailChimp alternative? I’ve learned the hard way that #indiedev is #prdev. In a Gamasutra blog post I noted that; Triple A developers spend 2 to 3 times the development budget on marketing2. They know that how good the game is isn’t nearly as important as how well the game is perceived,… Read More »

Meetup Monday! IndieView Interview With Me!

By | September 18, 2017

Awhile ago I did an interview with @indieviewpod. In the indieview interview I discuss my difficulties trying to decide which of my 7 favorite #gamedev projects I should pursue. I mention my plans to run a Crowdfunding Battle Royale, in which I pit said 7 projects against each other to see which has the most… 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 »