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A call for blogs: Funding your game 2
by Staff [07.26.13]
Gamasutra is about to launch a week of stories on funding -- and without your help, we can't help other developers learn what they need to know about how to find the money to make their game.
Alternative Funding, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Business/Marketing

A letter from the Kickstarter trenches 11
by Gamasutra Community [07.23.13]
Veteran developer Mike Diskett (Syndicate Wars, GTA IV) writes about building a crowdfunding campaign, and the tension to be had living on inside of a Kickstarter in progress.
Crowdfunding, Alternative Funding, Indie, Business/Marketing

GDC 2014 adds board members, calls for talk submissions  
by Staff [07.22.13]
Organizers have opened talk submissions for next March's GDC 2014 through August 29th, also adding Light & Dark Arts’ Christina Coffin and TinyCo’s Chelsea Howe to the main GDC Advisory Board.
Crowdfunding, Alternative Funding, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing

Ouya wants to double your Kickstarter funds 13
by Kris Graft [07.18.13]
Kickstarter backers gave Ouya an $8.6 million crowdfunding boost about a year ago. Now Ouya is saying that it will boost game developers' successful Kickstarters.
Crowdfunding, Alternative Funding, Microconsole, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Business/Marketing

A guide to alpha funding from Project Zomboid's Chris Simpson 10
by Gamasutra Community [07.17.13]
Minecraft proved that players will pay to be in your alpha. But how does the process actually work? Successful alpha-funded project Project Zomboid dev Chris Simpson offers advice.
Alternative Funding, Console/PC, Indie, Business/Marketing

Double Fine splits Broken Age in half to fund completion 43
by Kris Ligman [07.02.13]
In a letter to backers, Broken Age lead Tim Schafer announced that in order to fund completion of the game, Double Fine would be paring it in half, releasing chapters through Steam Early Access.
Crowdfunding, Alternative Funding, Indie, Production, Business/Marketing

FRACT OSC becomes newest Indie Fund recipient 2
by Kris Ligman [07.02.13]
Musical exploration game FRACT OSC, which first hit the scene at the Independent Games Festival in 2011, is the latest recipient of Indie Fund financing.
Alternative Funding, Indie, Business/Marketing