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2014 vs. 2018: The Shape of Financial Success Before and After the Indiepocalypse


The Indiepocalypse has happened. No one is making money on Steam anymore. No wait, there are more than 300 games with more than 1,000 concurrent players each. You haven't even heard of most of them. High profile flops have normalized failure. Meanwhile, everyone forgets that more games are making more money on Steam than ever before. This talk will dig into that data, and help you figure out how NOT to waste the next four years of your life on the next high profile flop.

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  • Jason Rohrer
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  • Independent Games Summit
  • Independent Games