Jake is a veteran indie and has shipped 11 games since 2005. He'll talk about his approach to running a sustainable indie microstudio and will share data he has collected that will help you to make strategic decisions about launching games on Steam and beyond. For the video version, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20Iy2FhDlJo https://greyaliengames.com/ Follow Jake on twitter: https://twitter.com/GreyAlien Buy Ancient Enemy: https://store.steampowered.com/app/99... Support us on Patreon and get Games ReCAP, our spinoff show of Roundtable News, in podcast form to hear us on your daily commute! To watch future GDU episodes live, go to twitch.tv/blu_champs every Tuesdays at 11 AM PST Grab some Merch! Give us a rating on iTunes: apple.co/2IKxTmU
Episode 82 - Jake Birkett (Grey Alien Games Founder / Shadow Hand / Regency Solitaire)
Joining Liam this week to take on the deserted island challenge is the creator and mind behind the indie game studio, Grey Alien Games. Designer and man responsible for Regency Solitaire and Shadow Hand, Mr. Jake Birkett. Jake brings with him 8 wonderful games that he has all unique reasons for choosing! He and Liam also chat in depth about being an indie game developer and what defines success and hits in the industry! Please enjoy this new episode of Final Games! :DDon't forget to follow on Soundcloud and leave a comment about what you thought of Jake's choices! We'd love to hear what you the listeners think of the guest's choices and let's have a lovely discussion :)If you want to support the show, you can do on Patreon! Please go to: www.patreon.com/liamedwardsYou can also download this show on iTunes as well, just search for "Final Games". Please rate and review the show!apple.co/1QP0ciSJake Birkett:@GreyAlienPlease go check out Craig's excellent music on Soundcloud! Thank you to him for his excellent intro! @windmills-at-dawn@craigedycraigIf you'd like to contact the show or Liam, or if you have any feedback please check out:@LiamBME@FinalGamesShowfinalgamespodcast@gmail.comFinal Games is hosted on Soundcloud at:@finalgamespodcastBut is also available on iTunes, aCast and Stitcher!
87: Going Indie with Jake Birkett of Grey Alien Games
GameDev Loadout | A Game Developer Podcast
Jake Birkett has been an indie developer since 2005 for his company Grey Alien Games. HIs work includes Shadowhand and Regency Solitaire. He also writes blogs about his experience. Join us as we discuss making games faster, how he took the huge risk of going indie, and much more.
Jake Birkett has been a indie developer for 11 years without a hit game. He talks about how he survived all those years and how to long tail your projects so that they eventually make a profit. Jake is a founder of Grey Alien Games. http://greyaliengames.com/blog/the-6-steps-to-massive-game-development-success/ http://store.steampowered.com/app/427490/Shadowhand/ http://store.steampowered.com/app/351090/Regency_Solitaire/ 6 steps to massive success : http://greyaliengames.com/blog/the-6-steps-to-massive-game-development-success/ @greyalien