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Kenneth Poirier's Blog


Independent Media Consultant

Former President, Lead Programmer, and Project Director at Legendary Power Games

Specialty: Artificial Intelligence


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This is a follow up to my article "I Hate Marketing..." which looked at the frustrations of trying to develop and market an indie game. Two years later, I share what I learned.

Posted by Kenneth Poirier on Sat, 12 Jul 2014 06:06:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Why the hardest part of indie developing is marketing.

Posted by Kenneth Poirier on Sun, 22 Sep 2013 03:50:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Indie
This is a review of Lostwood Games' title, Leviathan: Last Days of the Decade.

Posted by Kenneth Poirier on Sun, 22 Sep 2013 01:28:00 EDT in Design, Programming, Production, Serious
We still have much work ahead of us if we are ever going to have anything that even remotely resembles actual intelligence in machines.

Posted by Kenneth Poirier on Wed, 12 Jun 2013 02:26:00 EDT in Console/PC
Brief analysis of the new consoles based on e3.

Posted by Kenneth Poirier on Thu, 06 Jun 2013 07:46:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
An examination of the chilling effect IP is having on the video game industry.

Kenneth Poirier's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 02/01/2017 - 05:34]

Hey everyone reading this. The ...

Hey everyone reading this. The marketing gods of chaos have spazzed out our website, just as this article came out It 's always the way, isn 't it We are working to resolve it right now. r n r nIn the meantime, feel free to check out my personal ...

Comment In: [News - 01/26/2017 - 10:21]

Perhaps in order for retail ...

Perhaps in order for retail to stay competitive with free to play games, it will need to bring even more value by combining various forms of media r n r nCould not have said it better.

Comment In: [Blog - 05/31/2016 - 11:43]

Thank you ...

Thank you

Comment In: [Blog - 08/16/2016 - 10:59]

Excellent article. Thanks ...

Excellent article. Thanks

Comment In: [News - 09/17/2014 - 01:09]

Whether it was a good ...

Whether it was a good business move or not, he is literally a sell out by the very definition of the phrase. Doesn 't anyone actually understand English anymore

Comment In: [Blog - 09/11/2014 - 07:48]

This how I felt after ...

This how I felt after becoming a film maker back in the late 90 's. I literally couldn 't even go to a theater anymore. I couldn 't pay attention to the story or the characters. I couldn 't see what was on the screen because I was seeing everything ...