The Trese Brothers explain the no-IAP model that's driven Star Traders
If you're a game developer even working partially in the mobile market, you're probably aware that even a light amount of in-app purchases are needed to help keep your game alive. But what happens when you and your indie-dev brother decide not to go that route?
Earlier today, we were lucky enough to speak with the Trese (prounced Tray-see) Brothers, an indie dev duo behind the Star Trader games, a set of strategy RPGs that have found their home on mobile and PC platforms. Last week, they released Star Trader: Frontiers, a surprisingly deep and complex spacefaring RPG where you take on the role of a mercenary captain and rely on a lot of procedural data to build your own story.
If you're curious about how the brothers built such broad systems with a small team, you should waste no time and watch our conversation with them in the video above.
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