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Thomas Happ's Blog


Tom Happ, author of the indie Metroidvania game, Axiom Verge. Works at Petroglyph the rest of the time.

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Thomas Happ's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 09/27/2017 - 10:24]

Just do what you can ...

Just do what you can now and release on other platforms when you can.

Comment In: [Blog - 09/11/2017 - 09:12]

It is terrifying how similar ...

It is terrifying how similar games of good quality can have such vastly different sales. I wonder if 3ds eshop sales will pick uo a bit when Samus Returns comes out and people have their systems powered on again.

Comment In: [News - 07/10/2017 - 10:56]

I know it 's not ...

I know it 's not as simple as this, but I kinda feel like this game was a 9 and all the backlash was because everyone expected a 10. Certainly there were worse games that got better praise this year.

Comment In: [News - 02/17/2017 - 06:54]

The thing that always scared ...

The thing that always scared me about this flat hierarchy model is what if you were a great designer/artist/coder/etc but get brushed aside by louder, bigger egos, not really having someonr above you to recognize you and empower you, and the game okay, customer suffers for it

Comment In: [News - 02/17/2017 - 04:51]

Kind of agree with TC ...

Kind of agree with TC - games like Until Dawn are more spiritually akin to tabletop RPGs than Dragon Warrior or Skyrim. The stat based stuff was always secondary.

Comment In: [News - 02/03/2017 - 04:43]

Indies could well be what ...

Indies could well be what makes or breaks the switch. I just don 't see the EAs and Ubisofts of the world shifting their focus from flops and fill rate. And indie games tend to be mech friendlier playing on the go. Personally I could see the Switch turning into ...