Raghav Mathur's Blog
Co-Founder and CEO of Black Shell Media. Indie game marketer and producer. Travel enthusiast and photographer. Dog lover.
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Advice for getting mentors and making the "ask" when it comes to asking people who inspire you for help.
I share anecdotes, advice and best practices for working from home in the gamedev industry.
Launch marketing strategy for Dungeon Souls, and how it led to a 200% increase in store page impressions.
The basics of building marketing pipelines that are streamlined, easy to track and highly effective.
In this article, I want to talk about a few other aspects of indie development that aren’t often talked about. Whether you’re an aspiring developer looking for advice or an experienced veteran looking back, I hope you can relate.
I was not a VR fanboy. I tried a VR game at TwitchCon for 10 minutes. I am now a VR fanboy. In this article I explore the reasons why, and my analysis of how VR games immerse players differently than other games.
Raghav Mathur's Comments
[News - 01/13/2017 - 01:29]
Super excited to get a ...
Super excited to get a Switch and try this out They knew how hype the Zelda announcement would be and teased it so hard through the whole event, finally ending with the launch title announcement. Crazy hype -- over 400K people watching the live stream
[Blog - 01/09/2017 - 02:09]
Stay current on the market--constantly. ...
Stay current on the market--constantly. Yes, it s a lot of work. Play all kinds of games, not just your favorite kind. Watch videos and read game news so you re familiar with games you haven t had a chance to play. r n r nSo important. Fantastic article, really ...
[Blog - 01/09/2017 - 02:10]
Great article, excellent observations. I ...
Great article, excellent observations. I definitely think understanding the project and having the skillset of the people you 're managing as a producer is so vital in software and games alike. So many project manager horror stories arise from PMs and producers not understanding how long things will take and ...
[News - 01/09/2017 - 02:07]
You need to make something ...
You need to make something that you really believe in, that s doing something cool or interesting or unique, because if the developer s really invested in what they re making, it always comes through. r n r nAgreed Passion projects tend to do better in my opinion because people ...
[News - 01/06/2017 - 03:13]
Very cool stepping stone. I ...
Very cool stepping stone. I love what Girls Make Games and similar groups are doing. I think these are the technologies that will introduce kids to the concept of programming and computer science, and hopefully make for some great What was your first experience in programming like questions 20-30 years ...
[Blog - 11/21/2016 - 12:49]
Great read Daniel. Very interesting ...
Great read Daniel. Very interesting how you mentioned consolidation of studios as something that 'll happen in the next few years. Do you foresee this being in the form of big M A action from large studios, or just small studios joining forces Or something else