Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ David Amador's Blogs Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:44:19 EST en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Indie Dev & Day Job, Making it work - Building Quest of Dungeons - by David Amador http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20140929/226664/Indie_Dev__Day_Job_Making_it_work__Building_Quest_of_Dungeons.php Business/Marketing,Programming,Production,Art,Console/PC,Indie,Smartphone/Tablet During Gamedev Camp 2014 in Lisbon I got to talk a bit about the development of Quest of Dungeons, and some of the problems that I had making it while still having a day job. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20140929/226664/Indie_Dev__Day_Job_Making_it_work__Building_Quest_of_Dungeons.php Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:05:00 EDT Native game on Android – Porting Quest of Dungeons - by David Amador http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20140830/224520/Native_game_on_Android__Porting_Quest_of_Dungeons.php Programming,Indie,Smartphone/Tablet Quest of Dungeons was made in C++ and OpenGL, it runs on Windows, Mac and Linux in native code. I never made anything for Android, in fact I never even used one before this, so when I decided to port QoD to it, I had no idea of what to expect. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20140830/224520/Native_game_on_Android__Porting_Quest_of_Dungeons.php Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:51:00 EDT Gamedev is like a house of cards - by David Amador http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20120731/174984/Gamedev_is_like_a_house_of_cards.php Design,Programming,Production,Console/PC,Indie,Smartphone/Tablet It all starts so pretty isn't it? A clean project, a quick prototype, it works! It's beautiful. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20120731/174984/Gamedev_is_like_a_house_of_cards.php Tue, 31 Jul 2012 04:45:00 EDT New game, Dary's Legend - by David Amador http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20120316/166202/New_game_Darys_Legend.php Production,Console/PC,Indie I'll keep this short, if you read my posts regularly you know that while I've been an indie developer for the past 3 years I'm yet to make enough to do just that. So that's why I'm proud to finally announce what we been working on the past 4 months. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20120316/166202/New_game_Darys_Legend.php Fri, 16 Mar 2012 07:14:00 EDT Some thoughts about indie dev - by David Amador http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20120223/162386/Some_thoughts_about_indie_dev.php Business/Marketing,Design,Indie It's a jungle out there There's not a safe path on becoming a successful indie developer. It's not like following another's path will get you there. That's why giving advices is just that, it might work or not. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20120223/162386/Some_thoughts_about_indie_dev.php Thu, 23 Feb 2012 06:10:00 EST So what have I learned after eight months on the App Store? - by David Amador http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20110624/89696/So_what_have_I_learned_after_eight_months_on_the_App_Store.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Smartphone/Tablet Around 11 months ago I registered my App Store developer account. The idea...put Vizati on the iPhone. I've never worked with Mac's before, didn't even have an iPhone/iPod or whatever. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DavidAmador/20110624/89696/So_what_have_I_learned_after_eight_months_on_the_App_Store.php Fri, 24 Jun 2011 07:01:00 EDT