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Joe Mirabello used to work in Triple-A games before he decided that having a steady income was over-rated. He founded Terrible Posture Games and released the Tower of Guns, a randomized "Lunch-Break" first-person shooter released in March 2014. Hopefully some day he'll get to make more games.

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More about Tower of Guns here: www.towerofguns.com

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Posted by Joseph Mirabello on Mon, 07 Apr 2014 02:20:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie
I tracked the development of Indie FPS Tower of Guns to the minute. Here's a brief breakdown of how long it took to make the game, with super professional hand drawn pie charts.



Joseph Mirabello's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 04/20/2015 - 01:22]

Fascinating article, Kyle Great work ...

Fascinating article, Kyle Great work :-

Comment In: [News - 02/10/2015 - 02:04]

nicely put. ...

nicely put.

Comment In: [News - 07/15/2014 - 02:43]

This article kind of frames ...

This article kind of frames things as if TB 's stance on disclosing paid-for content is newly adopted. Irrc, he 's been pretty adamant about disclosure on this vids in the past too, but its good to see he 's graduated that disclosure into a more unavoiadable slate on the ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/12/2014 - 03:07]

Hmm...I don 't want to ...

Hmm...I don 't want to offend, but I do feel like your analysis is a bit dismissive---or at least is contrary to what I 've seen myself. Alternatively, your write up is missing a few factors that might help explain the numbers you 've seen. For example, You never state ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/06/2014 - 10:33]

What a slick looking game--looks ...

What a slick looking game--looks pretty polished visually from the screenshots and it seems you should have sold significantly more than 1.3k copies. Have you considered talking to other sites like IndieGameStand or various bundling-sites yet

Comment In: [Blog - 05/04/2014 - 07:31]

I can 't remember which ...

I can 't remember which developer did it, but someone found a trick to help links auto-open in steam itself, rather than a browser, when you click them. That removes at least one hurdle, though for anyone who doesn 't have steam open/installed it might not work at all irrc, ...