Gamasutra Member Blogs: From developer evangelism to interns
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This Week's Standout Member Blogs
No revenue, no value, no students – Video games sector In Scotland doesn’t exist
( ) Brian Baglow
Scotland -- the country behind GTA, Lemmings, APB Reloaded, Crackdown, etc. etc. etc. has no games industry according to a new government survey.
6 ways interns will destroy your game company
( ) Eric Boosman
Unpaid interns can be an attractive prospect for your struggling studio, but Eric Boosman says strict laws could result in some dire consequences for your company. Know the facts.
XBLIG and creative freedom
( ) Jonathan Flook
Silver Dollar Games' Jonathan Flook celebrates Xbox Live Indie Games and creative freedom, discussing "The Indie Advantage" and the price of freedom.
Insights learned from indie game developers in Latin America and the Middle East
( ) Karin E Skoog
From the perspective of a Bay Area game localization company, Karin E Skoog provides an overview of the Latin America and MENA game markets, and focuses on the growth of culturally-focused games and the success of companies targeting players with these kinds of games.
How not to suck at developer evangelism!
( ) Japheth Dillman
Developers are notoriously hard to reach out to. What strategies work best when attempting to convince a developer to use your platform? What strategies suck? How can you be a successful developer evangelist?