The Do’s and Don’ts of Indie Game Crowdfunding – Indie Game Movment Ep 122 Shownotes

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Episode Name:

The Do’s and Don’ts of Indie Game Crowdfunding. 

Episode Description:

Kickstarter has become a household name for the up and comers and those who support them. But with everything that Kickstarter has to offer for game creators, it can still be a challenge to navigate the crowdfunding landscape, trying to raise funds and build a community.

Thankfully we’re going to speak with Anya Combs who is the director of games outreach from Kickstarter to get a better perspective of how Kickstarter works while discussing some great tips and tricks to make a game stand out, and some things to avoid.


Q?Box Round Answers!

The Q?Box round is a series of random questions so you can get to know a little bit more about our guest.

1) Zoo or Aquarium?


2) What’s your favorite book?

The Great Gatsby

3) What motivates you every day?

A little bit better than she was the day before

4) Crayons, colored pencils or sharpies?


5) What game are you playing now?

Animal Crossing….and a decent amount of Don’t Starve and Mario Kart with friends.


Key Takeaways

  1. Build your community early and often.
  2. Be honest.
  3. There is no such thing as failing. 
  4. Talk to Anya! (She really wants to help).



How to get in touch with Anya?

Twitter: @anyayna

Email: anya@kickstarter.com


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