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Absurd loving software engineer, with a passion for gummibärchen. Suspected of being a gentleman, but definitely not a robot. Or the other way round. Also, he thinks games are art.

 

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Posted by Dominik Gotojuch on Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT in Production, Indie
A rainy day discussion on juggling different activities and responsibilities in your life.


Posted by Dominik Gotojuch on Tue, 28 Jun 2011 07:01:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Programming, Production, Console/PC
The news off Team Bondi's drastic crunch practices and toxic development culture came off as quite shocking, but this is not the first nor the last incident of that kind. Can the games industry get over crunch? A few thoughts and rants on the matter.



Dominik Gotojuch's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 04/04/2014 - 01:30]

Good luck I admit I ...

Good luck I admit I heard about Blocks that matter a long time ago, because of Imagine Cup, but I never stumbled onto Tetrobot and Co. Hope it sells more and I am really looking forward to Seasons After Fall - the concept is intriguing and the art looks great

Comment In: [Blog - 03/27/2014 - 09:17]

Great article and it touches ...

Great article and it touches upon a very important topic of time management. When you go indie, time is often considered to be your greatest asset - you have it and there is lots of it. It 's easy to go and spend it like there is no tomorrow. But ...

Comment In: [News - 03/13/2014 - 06:31]

Great and bad at the ...

Great and bad at the same time. This is exactly why indie developers should feel motivated to form collaborative relationships with other indies. Not only would it limit problems like that, but it could also result in really interesting projects. On the other hand, if every successful, yet lonely, indie ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/04/2014 - 11:58]

Nail on the head. Your ...

Nail on the head. Your article comes off as a bit of a personal rant and I believe that 's good, because it makes it even easier to get into your shoes. This might be an excellent opportunity for those younger devs to understand what might happen to their career ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/13/2013 - 03:05]

I do agree that programmers ...

I do agree that programmers often tend to overthink it when it comes to coding their game story of my life , but I strongly disagree with embracing bad coding practices. Why That annoying bug in level two that you mention might not even exist if you program your game ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/10/2013 - 09:45]

Spot on. There is no ...

Spot on. There is no rule of thumb, different things work for different teams and various setups. Even the FINISH YOUR GAME point can be disputed in these turbulent times of alpha and crowd funding.