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Thomas Happ's Blog


Tom Happ, author of the indie Metroidvania game, Axiom Verge. Works at Petroglyph the rest of the time.

Follow my twitter feed @AxiomVerge.


Thomas Happ's Comments

Comment In: [Feature - 09/12/2014 - 04:00]

I still want one ...

I still want one

Comment In: [News - 08/25/2014 - 08:01]

For some reason I really ...

For some reason I really only seem to stay interested when a project is long and involved. I guess I just like seeing all these small parts come together into a big thing in the end. Or maybe it 's because that 's the kind of video games I like ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/18/2014 - 10:23]

I 'm wondering which proportion ...

I 'm wondering which proportion of devs start their indie studio before deciding on their first game, versus those who have a game design and start a studio to help build it.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/11/2014 - 03:03]

It definitely looks more inspired ...

It definitely looks more inspired by than plagiarism to me. More like a Contra versus Aliens kind of comparison. r n r nAnyway, the Chocobos in Final Fantasy are dead ringers for Horseclaws and I haven 't heard any scandals about that. And let 's be honest, Ohmus are a ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/07/2014 - 04:03]

That 's heartening. Basically all ...

That 's heartening. Basically all of my income goes to food and rent though I did splurge and get Shovel Knight for 15 . My social media numbers are flat until there 's a news story or something, so I assume sales correlate. Though I always wonder which of the ...

Comment In: [News - 08/08/2014 - 04:33]

I hope to release something ...

I hope to release something like this provided there isn 't some contractual prohibition I missed once I 've released on all my platforms. I think more information is always better.