Validating Ideas and Using Roguelike Marketing
Validating any game concept can be a huge challenge for game creators. And if you’re not hitting the target dead on, it can cost valuable time and resources. But just validating a product in a demanding market doesn’t mean it’s enough to stand out.
Usually, this comes down to looking at the whole picture from a different lens. Sometimes, that means distancing yourself from the crowd and taking a roguelike approach to really differentiate yourself.
Q?Box Round Answers
Most influential/inspiring Game?
Super Mario World
Why do you make games?
Wanted to be an author, but then loved the process of making games.
What game are you playing now?
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Honkai: Star Rail
TIPS and ADVICE
We covered quite a bit today. Could you list some suggestions or tips you would recommend to indie devs based on our discussion?
- Game jam as much as you can (even internal game jams)
- Don’t keep your cards close to your chest.
RESOURCES and LINKS
How to get in touch with Dylan
Link in bio: lnk.bio/rednexusgames