Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Alex Nichiporchik's Blogs Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:02:11 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Why I love Early Access games - by Alex Nichiporchik http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140609/219025/Why_I_love_Early_Access_games.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Indie It's strange how spending 2 hours hunting people in Rust can inspire you to write a blog article. I'd like to discuss how awesome Early Access games are and what I'd like to see. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140609/219025/Why_I_love_Early_Access_games.php Mon, 09 Jun 2014 12:07:00 EDT Updates in a popular Early Access Game - by Alex Nichiporchik http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140603/218829/Updates_in_a_popular_Early_Access_Game.php Design,Production,Console/PC,Indie We made an update to SpeedRunners which made new players feel much more welcomed in the game, and ticked off a group of loyal players. What now? http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140603/218829/Updates_in_a_popular_Early_Access_Game.php Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:02:00 EDT The Changing Tides of Games Journalism - by Alex Nichiporchik http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140514/217645/The_Changing_Tides_of_Games_Journalism.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Indie,Smartphone/Tablet A look at how games journalism has changed during last 10 years and is now heavily reliant on online communities. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140514/217645/The_Changing_Tides_of_Games_Journalism.php Wed, 14 May 2014 01:29:00 EDT Publishing Bit Brawlers on Amazon Fire TV - by Alex Nichiporchik http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140403/214591/Publishing_Bit_Brawlers_on_Amazon_Fire_TV.php Production This post is not what you expect. It's a little post mortem of using our GDC time in a mall to upload a build to Amazon with one chance of passing QA. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140403/214591/Publishing_Bit_Brawlers_on_Amazon_Fire_TV.php Thu, 03 Apr 2014 04:27:00 EDT First time exhibiting at GDC: Post Mortem - by Alex Nichiporchik http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140326/213964/First_time_exhibiting_at_GDC_Post_Mortem.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Indie This year was the first time we showcased at GDC, here is a post-mortem. Broken monitors, missing USB ports, and lots of standing around http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140326/213964/First_time_exhibiting_at_GDC_Post_Mortem.php Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:08:00 EDT 8 games for $51: designing the JetGetters Kickstarter - by Alex Nichiporchik http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140314/213110/8_games_for_51_designing_the_JetGetters_Kickstarter.php Business/Marketing,Design,Production,Console/PC,Indie JetGetters finally launched on Kickstarter, and as one of the rewards, we included all of our games in the form of a bundle or a season pass. Here's an analysis of how the rewards work, with insane value at $51. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AlexNichiporchik/20140314/213110/8_games_for_51_designing_the_JetGetters_Kickstarter.php Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:48:00 EDT