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Jeremy Alessi's Blog   Expert Blogs


Former indie developer, former serious games developer, currently software entrepreneur creating games, technology platforms, and events to make the world a better place through fun and cause.


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Midnight Status and Slover Library will be hosting PixelFest, Norfolk's first dedicated gaming festival from April 8th to April 10th, 2016. The event will be FREE and include a variety of activities including an indie showcase and a game jam.

Twitch, EveryPlay, Kamcord, Mario Kart TV, the list goes on and on with gameplay recording. Nintendo thinks regular Twitch streams and other vanilla gameplay recording options aren't fun. I agree and here's what you can do about it.

Midnight Status recently developed and published a game based on the amazing music of Kishi Bashi. It was the most difficult App Store review process in our 6 year App Store history. Luckily it was just one part of a longer dev story.

David Helgason and Jeremy Alessi chat Inside Hail about indie game development, the Unity Asset Store, and Hail!

Christian Nutt was kind enough to inquire about my GOTY list for 2013. It's probably not what you'd expect from an indie developer but here it is!

Jeremy Alessi's Comments

Comment In: [News - 08/22/2016 - 04:44]

Seeing those Mode 7 GIFs ...

Seeing those Mode 7 GIFs still makes my heart race a little. These games were so exciting in their day. Christmas 1991 FTW

Comment In: [Blog - 08/07/2016 - 09:09]

If there 's time, people ...

If there 's time, people will use it, that 's all he 's saying and it 's true.

Comment In: [Blog - 06/21/2016 - 09:44]

Nintendo always does well. Sometimes ...

Nintendo always does well. Sometimes they do better than others but they 're not going anywhere. They make wonderful quality experiences that can be shared with the whole family.

Comment In: [News - 06/02/2016 - 06:03]

Unless the very notion of ...

Unless the very notion of finite is only used to create interesting constructs. Afterall, how fun would a football or basketball game be if it lasted for too long Every experience has an upper bound of entertainment value. We might be living in an incredibly rich experience that requires a ...

Comment In: [News - 05/31/2016 - 06:29]

I think this is silly. ...

I think this is silly. These companies/politicians are still promoting the game and giving it relevance. When you build a game in which building is the core mechanic, there should be no limit to that. It 's a decision made in the pursuit of money, not value, and it will ...

Comment In: [News - 05/31/2016 - 05:51]

I actually like this model. ...

I actually like this model. It used to be 225 a month or 4,500 total, which was getting expensive especially since mobile isn 't what it used to be . This shaves 100 per month off down to 125 , which is much more affordable for the cross-platform developer.