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Chris is user interface designer who also develops games that are bizare twists on classic genres. His latest game is Zombie King. He second latest game is Wizard Golf RPG


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Posted by Chris Zukowski on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:27:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Hey all your hopes of being a world famous millionaire game designer went out the window when your first game didn't sell very well. Don't freak out! Here are 15 tips on what to do with your failed game.

Another promising indie game fails and I start thinking of ways not to fall victim to the same issues.

Posted by Chris Zukowski on Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:46:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Indie
Getting fans to vote for your game on Greenlight, view your Kickstarter, or download it is incredibly difficult. In this competitive environment it is vital that you try the largely misunderstood tool of email marketing.

Posted by Chris Zukowski on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 01:37:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
If you are mired in the middle of the game development swamps with no end in sight, this article could be a helpful story about how I cut down development time by eliminating all but the most vital features and relied on existing tools.

Posted by Chris Zukowski on Sat, 16 Mar 2013 12:38:00 EDT in Design, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
An evening on twitter turns into a heated back and forth when two independent game developers discuss F2P. Is F2P just about slowing players down? Does F2P hate exist because we are just curmudgeons? Shouldn't a game's price be set by how much you play?

Chris Zukowski's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 11/17/2017 - 09:31]

Hi was unclear about this ...

Hi was unclear about this quote Send out a blast to your newsletter subscribers: In terms of percentages, your newsletter subscribers are probably going to be among the highest for conversions so be sure to let them know r n r nAre you saying that in your experience your mailing ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/14/2017 - 11:27]

I am here for you ...

I am here for you dog.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/31/2017 - 09:48]

Some advice I got a ...

Some advice I got a while back that I think is helpful here is, Always assume the people talking about your game won 't remember your title, so make it easy for describe/remember in a 'That one where you.... ' description. r n r n- this is really cool way ...

Comment In: [News - 01/19/2017 - 04:00]

Finally a smart take on ...

Finally a smart take on email marketing. How long iautoresponder sequence

Comment In: [News - 03/17/2016 - 02:55]

How does showing 20 iceberg ...

How does showing 20 iceberg tip translate into helping you evaluate which game to pursue That poor couple at the beginning could still show 20 and not know if it is a good idea or not. What kind of performance indicators should that couple look for to know whether they ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/29/2015 - 07:50]

you 're a wizard ...

you 're a wizard