The Slash and Burn Strategy of Microtransactions
"I see it as this: Why should I spend easily over a hundred dollars for a game, when just the original purchase will retain its value?"
For this week’s cast, Shark and I discussed some of the essential skills that come with being an indie developer. And then we talked about what it means to add value to your game mechanics.
This is the recap video of our indie game spotlight stream for the month of January 2020. All games were played with press keys submitted by developers. If you would like me to look at your game in a future spotlight, please get in touch.
For this cast, I was joined by Ryan Matejka who joined Veritgo Games to help the story of Cook Serve Delicious 3 to talk about making a surprisingly dark story for a lighthearted game.
Today’s critical thought looks at how games have tried to mix their storytelling with the gameplay and mechanics, and why it’s harder than it sounds.