☰  MENU

3 tips for starting your own indie studio

3 Quick tips for starting your own indie studio

So you've just had the greatest game ever, you've been talking about it for ages, but need a team, or plan to execute. Here are some short tips that should help, get you on your way...

Tip 1: Team Building

Finding the right team takes time, you'll need to consider where you can find the right people you'll need and what you are willing to offer them in return for helping you build develop the game idea. It's very easy and common for most new game studios to just start developing without much of a clear plan . This can often mean things take much longer in the end (and potentially never even finish). Ensuring you have the right team members at the right stages can make game development more efficient without delays & blockers. Making games is hard enough as it is, so you ensuring have right team members will make easier for the long term.

Tip 2: Financial Planning (Publishers / Investors)

Plan your finances, after thinking about the right team, you want to utilize the skills from within your team to help come up with the best plan of action.

Thinking about how long it will take you to build, what and who you will need should all be in your plan.

Tip 3: Knowing when to scale and review

You won't be in any shortage of brillant ideas, the real problem in games is executing them well. Monthly you'll find new was to add value when in comes to your game and even to your new game business. The key to success in this marketplace staying focused, small ideas executed brilliantly. Equally knowing when to capitalise on the right opportunities is crucial.

So you've just had the greatest game ever, you've been talking about it for ages, but need a team, or plan to execute. Here are some short tips that should help, get you on your way...

Creative Director Shaun has a huge background in game design and development especially with emergent technology such as VR and AR. He has worked for some of the biggest brands, delivering high quality experiences since 2008.

← Prev Blog. ItemWhy you should hire a game designer?

Next Blog. Item →How gamification can help make your product more engaging?