Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Aaron San Filippo's Blogs Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:26:27 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Making a living with indie games in 2014 (and beyond) - by Aaron San Filippo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20140110/208431/Making_a_living_with_indie_games_in_2014_and_beyond.php Business/Marketing,Production,Console/PC,Indie,Smartphone/Tablet A discussion of the changing landscape in games, and what it means for Indie developers in 2014 and beyond. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20140110/208431/Making_a_living_with_indie_games_in_2014_and_beyond.php Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:45:00 EST Race The Sun, A Month After Launch: Losing Steam - by Aaron San Filippo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20130918/200548/Race_The_Sun_A_Month_After_Launch_Losing_Steam.php Business/Marketing,Production,Console/PC,Indie,Digital Publishing We launched Race The Sun one month ago via our website and the Humble sales Widget, and a professional PR campaign. Here is a summary of our experience. Spoiler: Distribution platforms like Steam seem critical for commercial success. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20130918/200548/Race_The_Sun_A_Month_After_Launch_Losing_Steam.php Wed, 18 Sep 2013 04:21:00 EDT Another "Fix Greenlight" proposal: engagement metrics. - by Aaron San Filippo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20130515/192300/Another_quotFix_Greenlightquot_proposal_engagement_metrics.php Niche games are struggling on Greenlight. Here's an idea for giving them a fighting chance. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20130515/192300/Another_quotFix_Greenlightquot_proposal_engagement_metrics.php Wed, 15 May 2013 10:21:00 EDT Lessons From a Master: Adam Saltsman - by Aaron San Filippo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20130118/185071/Lessons_From_a_Master_Adam_Saltsman.php Design,Indie In this series, I interview notable fellow game developers, in hope that we can glean lessons from their success. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20130118/185071/Lessons_From_a_Master_Adam_Saltsman.php Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:55:00 EST Two Important Lessons I've Learned About Game PR - by Aaron San Filippo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20130109/184544/Two_Important_Lessons_Ive_Learned_About_Game_PR.php Business/Marketing,Indie Presenting Two PR lessons we've learned, which can be boiled down to one thing: it's about the game. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20130109/184544/Two_Important_Lessons_Ive_Learned_About_Game_PR.php Wed, 09 Jan 2013 09:59:00 EST Going Indie: 5 lessons I learned from AAA - by Aaron San Filippo http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20120615/172495/Going_Indie_5_lessons_I_learned_from_AAA.php Business/Marketing,Production,Indie After 7 years in AAA, I reflect on lessons learned, and discuss how I believe this experience will help in my new life as an indie developer in a two-man studio. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AaronSanFilippo/20120615/172495/Going_Indie_5_lessons_I_learned_from_AAA.php Fri, 15 Jun 2012 03:49:00 EDT