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Vladimir Slav's Blog


Vladimir is a game developer from Latvia. I don't think there's a super-special tale about us: we're three simple friends that make games together.

Video games are my life. Right now, I'm on my journey to create a sustainable indie studio, while helping to improve the local gamedev community.

If you want, you can follow my studio on twitter:


Member Blogs

Posted by Vladimir Slav on Mon, 03 Feb 2020 10:18:00 EST in Indie
A look at four years of running an indie studio, statistics and lessons learned.

Posted by Vladimir Slav on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:43:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Programming, Production, Indie
In October 2018, I’ve told her, Helen, to just draw whatever she wants and put it on twitter. Ten months later, we have published our game, Merchant of the Skies, our best game so far, into early access. It is a direct result of that decision.

Posted by Vladimir Slav on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 02:24:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
Taking a look at my third year as an indie: what things worked, what did not, lessons learned.

Posted by Vladimir Slav on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 11:11:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
While most of the developers ignore fake key requests, Vladimir decided to strike back and interview the alleged scammers. Find out views of 4 different people who try to get the game keys for reviews, 3 of them pretending to be not who they actually are.

Posted by Vladimir Slav on Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:33:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie
In this blog post, Vladimir tries to summarize his experience running the indie gamedev company in Riga, Latvia.

Vladimir Slav's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 03/22/2018 - 01:33]

Thanks, fixed the typo r ...

Thanks, fixed the typo r n r nThe gamma / color selection could definitely be better, something to consider for our next projects.