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Adam Coster's Blog


Adam Coster is a co-founder of Butterscotch Shenanigans, where he is a general solver-of-problems, web developer, tool developer, and practicer of DevOps. Adam spends most of his time programming, usually building web infrastructure to automate and expand the capabilities of the studio. When he isn’t programming, Adam is probably using some random mishmash of science, statistics, philosophy, and psychology to help guide the studio’s business and game development decisions.

See Adam's open sourced code on GitHub, and read his infrequent tweets on Twitter.


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Posted by Adam Coster on Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:28:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
A small cost for Apple creates a large investment in small companies, keeping those companies around longer to make more and better apps & games.

Posted by Adam Coster on Thu, 05 Nov 2020 06:38:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Programming, Production, Serious, Indie
How we migrated 500,000 users and 5 games to a new web service, with zero downtime and no heroics.

Adam Coster's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 08/29/2017 - 09:20]

Thanks for the thoughtful read ...

Thanks for the thoughtful read A point that you made implicitly, that I think is worth stating explicitly, is that UA costs are not just from increasing advertising costs. Since paying users are the primary source of revenue for a game studio, all costs associated with running the company can ...