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Posted by Daniel Helbig on Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:11:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Some personal thoughts on good game ideas and things to avoid when choosing a new game project as an indie game developer.

Posted by Daniel Helbig on Wed, 04 Jun 2014 10:02:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
May 1st we released our first game “... and then it rained” for iOS. The following month was a big but bitter-sweet success story with some hard but valuable insights on the way.

Posted by Daniel Helbig on Sun, 05 Jul 2009 04:32:00 EDT in Design
Hi and welcome to the second part of “Weapon Balancing based on on Gameplay Situations” series.

Posted by Daniel Helbig on Sun, 28 Jun 2009 03:24:00 EDT in Design
This is going to be the first post in a longer series of articles I want to write about the balancing of weapons in shooters via gameplay situations.

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Comment In: [Blog - 07/21/2014 - 11:11]

Hey Christian, thanks for the ...

Hey Christian, thanks for the nice reply. It sounds like a good idea to share ones concept early one, maybe I try it with the next game. Good luck with FreudBot

Comment In: [Blog - 06/04/2014 - 10:02]

I wouldn 't even call ...

I wouldn 't even call it a reskin. It 's exactly the game without polishing or atmosphere. They should have called it: ... and then we cloned. But yeah, having one 's own clone is probably an indie game development achievement :

Comment In: [Feature - 07/30/2009 - 03:32]

Hi, I wrote a blog ...

Hi, I wrote a blog post about the reasons I believe a Wiki makes more sense for a GDD. I would highly appreciate it if you could tell me your opinion about it. Word Lets bury the dead 20 Reasons why you should write your GDD in a Wiki.php

Comment In: [Blog - 07/05/2009 - 04:32]

Hi Christian, thanks for the ...

Hi Christian, thanks for the additional points. I will add them to the list. Thanks a lot and sorry that I didn't published the third part yet but there is a lot going in front of the GC in cologne. But I hope I will get to it somehow this ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/28/2009 - 03:24]

PS: I also gave some ...

PS: I also gave some comments on the realism issue in the second part of the series. Balancing based on Gameplay Situations Part two.php