In this 2018 GDC session, Weather Factory's Alexis Kennedy discusses the lessons learned while building Failbetter Games, and how those lessons were taken into account when founding a second studio.
Through focusing on war stories and practical advice, Kennedy explains the process of founding Failbetter Games and how moved on to leave a stable and respected studio behind to start a new venture.
He also provides great advice on how to grow and thrive as an indie studio with an eye on the long term.
It's an informative talk that's definitely worth watching, so developers shouldn't miss the opportunity to do so now that it's freely available on the official GDC YouTube channel!
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