"Publishers give too much... [they also] take too much in return, because they have to. Not because they're evil."
In this free GDC Vault
video from GDC 2010, 2D Boy's Ron Carmel
explains how the old retail publishing model doesn't work well for smaller games coming from the explosive indie scene and how Indie Fund
(now funding its 10th game, Framed
) aims to help fix the funding model, in the talk "Indies and Publishers: Fixing a System That Never Worked."
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