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I'm the co-creator of Aquaria and the creator of Spelunky. I also run The Independent Gaming Source (TIGSource).


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Posted by Derek Yu on Wed, 23 Mar 2016 01:46:00 EDT in Design, Indie
For the past year and a half, I've been writing a book about Spelunky for Boss Fight Books, and it's finally finished! Here is an excerpt from the book, a chapter called "EXPLORER.GMK".

Posted by Derek Yu on Wed, 22 May 2013 09:05:00 EDT in
When it comes to evaluating the "maturity" of video games as an art form, what should we be thinking about? Some recent online discussions have prompted me to write a little something on this sometimes frustrating topic.

Posted by Derek Yu on Fri, 01 Mar 2013 01:31:00 EST in Indie
Offering some practical advice and motivation to indie game developers just starting out!

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Comment In: [Blog - 03/01/2013 - 01:31]

Thanks for the nice comments, ...

Thanks for the nice comments, guys I 'm glad people are finding it helpful. :