Unlocking Your Indie Studio Advantage over AAA Giants
As an indie studio, comparing and despairing can be demoralizing, especially when comparing yourself to a AAA studio. However, changing your mindset can make all the difference in how your game studio can outplay and one-up even the biggest AAA brands.
Today we’re going to uncover huge advantages indies have over AAA studios, valuable lessons each side can learn from the other, and unveil how you can combine these strategies and processes, turning your studio into an indie game powerhouse.
Q?Box Round Answers
What’s the most common mistake you see studios make in the industry with their brands?
There are two things: One is chasing trends/movements that don’t align with the brand, second is over-promising and “fake it until you make it”.
What’s one habit you do to keep a clear and healthy mind?
Accepting mistakes and areas lacking skill and working on improving them.
What game are you playing now?
Persona 4, Enderal: Forgotten Stories
TIPS and ADVICE
We covered quite a bit today. Could you list 3 suggestions or tips you would recommend to indie devs based on our discussion?
- Believe in yourself and be bolder
- Take the time to educate yourself
- Try to empower yourself especially if comparing yourself to AAA
RESOURCES and LINKS
How to get in touch with Konstantin Suvorov
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