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Video game developers usually work in teams to help make an idea for a video game come to life. The pre-production process usually includes creating a story, outlining designs, and creating.

Indie Game: The Movie' is a 2012 documentary film by Canadian filmmakers James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot. The film documents the struggles of independent game developers Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes during the development of Super Meat Boy, Phil Fish during the development of Fez, and also Jonathan Blow, who reflects on the success of Braid.

How Chicago's Overlooked Video Game Creators Scored an.

This is a list of independent video game developers, individuals or teams which produce indie games but are not owned by or receive significant financial backing from a video game publisher.Independent developers, which can be single individuals, small groups, or large organizations, retain operational control over their organizations and processes.When praising the Chicago culture, other developers often mention Wiemeyer’s own game, a retro, zombie parody called The Organ Trail. “We try to be inclusive and let anyone be a part of what.About. I’m a game developer based in Chicago, IL with a passion for making unique digital experiences. I started making games and learning to code when I was fourteen years old, and have since.


Game development is the process of creating video games. Game developers must not only know how to program but also understand the gameplay mechanics and creative vision needed to make games fun and engaging. Here’s a quick overview of the skills you should look for in game development professionals: Game development.Indie games are becoming one of the most popular genre in all of gaming. This year is no different, as the genre is home to a number of games, including a lot that are flying under the radar.

Stage of Development: Indie City (series) They are young and hopeful, but also polished and poised. Oddly practical. Totally Midwestern. Building an indie community the Chicago Way, by making new shit. We spent a month with Chicago’s indies. This series is about their passions, their drive, and their lives. Why making games is the only thing they can imagine doing, even in the face of.

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An ambitious group of ex Midway Chicago developers have emerged from the rubble of their former collapsed company to start anew with a fresh independent outfit.

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Indie Game: The Movie Synopsis: A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world. Genre: Documentary, Drama.

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Exploring issues of labor and inequality at the intersection of AAA and indie sectors, this article interrogates the perception of the indie sector as key to mitigating the production of racializing or racist game content. As developers are central to the industry and the larger games culture, their views reveal how indies are imagined as a privileged site free from economic pressures where.

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Chicago's Indie Video Game Darling, Erin Robinson. This story was written by Fruzsina Eordogh. The video game industry has grown exponentially over the last decade, enough to now top the film industry by billions of dollars. Much like the film industry, an indie video game scene has emerged, complete with its own annual festival. Chicago has its own indie video game darling, Erin Robinson.

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The organizers behind the Chicago-based Bit Bash indie gaming festival have confirmed that the festival will be returning for the third year running, bringing with it a showcase of over 40 different indie game projects. The third annual Bit Bash indie gaming festival is set to be held on Saturday, August 13th. Bit Bash is a non-profit endeavor which is rooted strongly in the Chicago game.

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List of video game developers. Language; Watch; Edit; This article needs to be updated. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. (September 2018) This is a list of notable video game companies that have made games for either computers (like PC or Mac), video game consoles, handheld or mobile devices, and includes companies that currently exist as well.

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While we've never worked together, Steve's enthusiasm in the Indie game development community is second to none. He is one half of Super Smith Brothers, and still finds time to promote fellow Indie developers in social media. All the best! 1 person has recommended Steven Join now to view. View Steven Smith’s full profile to. See who you know.

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We are a group of independent game developers, students, and fans. We share a passion for game development and the independent games that we love to play. Our meetups usually last around 2 hours but the great thing about the meetup is the relationships with other developers that you will build. We are not just colleagues, we are friends, and are willing to help with feedback on projects and.

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After a brief hiatus, Chicago’s tightly-knit volunteer team was back last month with Bit Bash, an annual celebration of the global indie game scene. This year the event was produced with the help of a new sponsor, the Museum of Science and Industry. Also known as MSI, the massive exhibit hall is one of the weirdest places in the city.

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