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Independent Games Summit: You Have to Stop Working, Even When You Can't Stop Working


As an indie, it can feel impossible to stop working at 5pm, never mind take off weeks or months... but these experienced indies are here to tell you that leave is not just a luxury, it's a necessity. Each of them have taken periods of time away from their work, even though the pressure was strong to keep going and burn out instead. This series of microtalks will give you the tools you need (mentally) to take that leave effectively and work more sustainably.

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