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Lottie Bevan's Blog   Expert Blogs


One half of BAFTA-nominated narrative microstudio Weather Factory, making Cultist Simulator and BOOK OF HOURS. Find me as @tronbevan on Twitter.


Expert Blogs

Posted by Lottie Bevan on Mon, 20 Jul 2020 10:44:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
With nearly 700 entries in the communal salary spreadsheet, we can work out average British indie salaries for different disciplines. There's a *lot* of variance - some of us a due a raise.

Posted by Lottie Bevan on Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:25:00 EDT
A deep-dive into Cultist Simulator's data from its first year on sale. Sales, units, ratings, features and more! Hope you like numbers.

Posted by Lottie Bevan on Wed, 05 Feb 2020 12:19:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Indie
What a whole load of Steamworks traffic data taught me about marketing Cultist Simulator after launch.

Posted by Lottie Bevan on Tue, 27 Nov 2018 10:22:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Indie
A three-part deep-dive into Weather Factory's merchandise experience: how we set up the shop, what the numbers were in Month 1, and some pitfalls to watch out for when doing it yourself.

Posted by Lottie Bevan on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:00:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
The postmortem for Alexis Kennedy's 1920s Lovecraftian card game Cultist Simulator, an indie success story for 2018.

Posted by Lottie Bevan on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 01:11:00 EST in Production, Indie
Production doesn't come with an easy how-to guide. As a new producer, it's hard to know where to start. Indie producer Lottie Bevan offers five of the most useful lessons she's learned so far.

Lottie Bevan's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 02/05/2020 - 12:19]

Glad it was useful We ...

Glad it was useful We didn 't run any Facebook ads though I 'm experimenting with some now and they 're doing better than I expected . We just made sure we populated it with constant content like we do with our Twitter feed. r n r nI tried to ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/31/2018 - 08:44]

this is super useful, thank ...

this is super useful, thank you i 'll definitely be coming back to this when i 'm planning my next kickstarter.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/28/2016 - 08:33]

Great article It 's so ...

Great article It 's so hard to summarise a producer 's role, especially, as you say, when the role is often t-shaped to fit in with a specific team or studio. But this is great. r n r nThe one thing I 'd add is some very useful advice once ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/30/2016 - 02:59]

Really useful insight into producing ...

Really useful insight into producing I 'm a producer, and it 's hard to find or give advice because the role is so varied - particularly, as you mention, because successful producers change themselves and their processes to fit the team they work with. But your article is super helpful, ...