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Twitter: @Frozax

Indie developer on and off during my free time since 2005 (Frozax Games).

Latest release: Thermometers Puzzles on all mobile platforms

AAA developer between 2002 and 2013.

 

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Posted by Francois Guibert on Mon, 12 Jun 2017 01:07:00 EDT in Programming, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
During my 11 years working in a AAA video game company, I never wrote a single unit test. When I joined a network security company, I discovered unit testing and decided to try it in my indie mobile games projects.


Posted by Francois Guibert on Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:54:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
About 5 months ago, I released Thermometers Puzzles on all major mobile platforms. On Google Play, downloads were quite decent and reached 50,000 players. I took some time to extract data and analyze the behavior of 50,128 Android players.


Posted by Francois Guibert on Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:37:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Sales and Downloads statistics of Thermometers Puzzles, the latest mobile game of Frozax Games, available on Google Play, iTunes, Windows Phone and Amazon.



Francois Guibert's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 06/12/2017 - 01:07]

Well, as I said it ...

Well, as I said it needs to be worth it . Basically, if the code if relatively easy to test and not obvious, it 's worth it. If the test is more difficult to write but the code is very important corrupted saves for exaemple , it 's still worth ...

Comment In: [News - 08/30/2016 - 12:37]

On a extremely smaller scale, ...

On a extremely smaller scale, I also noticed Japan was my highest ARPU. You can see this in the latest graph of this article: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/FrancoisGuibert/20160608/274453/Sales Downloads Statistics of a mobile game.php