The indie games scene is just as obsessed with aesthetics as the mainstream industry is with production values. Either way, it's shallow and it hurts game developers.
It matters that Tim Langdell is currently a member of the IGDA board, even if his eyebrow-raising lawsuit against small developer Mobigames occurred before his ascending to the position. Here's why.
A response to Christian Nutt's opinion piece of 4/24/2009.
A response to James Portnow's opinion piece of 4/10/2009.