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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: [Blog - 09/28/2016 - 09:57]

I feel the same way. ...

I feel the same way. After get Swap Fire done all I can think about is how will a sequel feel the same on anything else.

Comment In: [News - 09/26/2016 - 06:01]

Interesting This should be great. ...

Interesting This should be great. From what I 've seen Firewatch reminds me of the original Metal Gear Solid 's narrative minus the out there nature of it. Then again, I have not seen much of Firewatch.

Comment In: [News - 09/16/2016 - 11:24]

I have not gotten to ...

I have not gotten to the point where the UI seems frustrating. Many times it has saved me from accidentally using a resource I did not want to use. Also, I think if they wrapped a more structured game around the experience then it would ruin it. Then it wouldn ...

Comment In: [News - 09/09/2016 - 10:47]

Good point. It 's more ...

Good point. It 's more or less the equivalent of an iPhone S iteration whether talking New 3DS, Xbox One S, or PS Pro. Furthermore, I haven 't paid that much attention but it looks like MS will be trying to copy Apple 's model completely with the Scorpio. If ...

Comment In: [News - 09/06/2016 - 07:05]

It is truly amazing the ...

It is truly amazing the level of insight one can garner from these interviews. I have to admit though, it 's only now on the other side of the technical valley that this is true. As a younger developer I thought they weren 't specific enough and the insights they ...