October 21, 2017
Archives  News  More GarageGames Chats  


Wednesday, August 28, 2002
 

Click to enlarge
More GarageGames Chats
6:00 AM | Eddie Park | Comment on this story

As reported earlier, GarageGames has been hosting a series of online chats that focus on indie game development. Latest in the docket is a chat transcript with a title that says it all: Team Building; Recruiting, Inspiring & Building the Dream.

One of the topics touched on early in the chat is that building a team of inspired indie game developers may not be as easy as people think. Though there are undoubtedly tons of gamers out there who dream of working in the business, getting them to actually bite proves to be somewhat difficult:

Attracting quality talent as an "indie" with no track record is very challenging and time consuming. Placing "help wanted" ads on your company web site, GG, Gamasutra, Flipcode, etc really only result in a handful of hits - surprisingly enough. Our best results have come from "cold emailing" potential candidates from a list we generate by searching the web. For example, to find a quality level designer that knows Torque - we scrounged Tribes2Maps.com and sent emails to anyone that had created some decent looking maps.
Other topics introduced include inking out profit-sharing plans, what to shoot for when creating a game for the first time, and how to keep a team from ripping itself apart. Those interested in the transcript can find it hosted at CyPR Media.

Team Building Community Chat 0.2.0
GarageGames


Other Mac Games News for Wednesday, August 28, 2002

IMG Reviews DOWN12:32 PM
Trade Wars: Dark Millenium Interview and Screenshots12:15 PM
Sam & Max Sequel Announced for PC12:00 PM
Cyan Discusses Myst Online9:10 AM
Presto Studios Closing Down8:51 AM
Apple Posts WarCraft III World Editor Article6:00 AM
Enabling Quartz Extreme for PCI Macs?6:00 AM
• More GarageGames Chats6:00 AM
Myth III Beta Testers Sought6:00 AM
Technical Analysis of DDR in Macs6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Wednesday, August 28, 2002 on one page

Mac Games News for Tuesday, August 27, 2002

IMG Posts Ask Aspyr - Volume 111:43 AM
Quake 1 Meets Doom III9:28 AM
Wolfenstein Patch Clarifications9:07 AM
Want Mac Games at Worldcon?8:47 AM
Bugdom 2 Update, New Screenshots8:40 AM
GamePad Companion Updated for 10.28:34 AM
Ghost Recon Officially Beta6:00 AM
Lineage Fix for Mac OS X 10.26:00 AM
New Lineage II Screens6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Tuesday, August 27, 2002 on one page


Recent Mac Games News

Monday, August 26, 2002
Friday, August 23, 2002
Thursday, August 22, 2002
Wednesday, August 21, 2002
Tuesday, August 20, 2002


Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.



Archives  News  More GarageGames Chats