A Three-Pronged Approach to Building an Indie Studio with Astral ClockTower Studios – Indie Game Movement Ep296 Shownotes

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A Three-Pronged Approach to Building an Indie Studio

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The path to success as a game studio is full of obstacles and opportunities. Reflection and outlook are a common theme here on the show, as well as the theme of fostering a healthy culture and mindset. And that of course, starts with having a strong foundation and doing things a little differently.

Today we’re meeting with the co-founders of Astral Clocktower Studios to explore how they took a three-pronged approach to build their studio by leveraging their different perspectives and skillsets to create a foundation that promotes growth and opportunity.

Q?Box Round Answers

If your studio had a mascot, what would it be?

A cat

What’s one thing that motivates you every day?

Tiff: Being able to create something from nothing and realizing that vison with something tangible.

Sarah: Watching her team bring the game to life and being a part of the process.

What game are you playing now?

Sarah: Shadow of Mordor and Breadth of the Wild

Tiff: Typically watch her husband play games, recently Eldenring.


We covered quite a bit today. Could you list 3 suggestions or tips you would recommend to indie devs based on our discussion?

  1. Focus on marketing at the beginning and be present
  2. Just keep going
  3. Don’t be afraid to aim high
  4. Surround yourself with a supportive community


How to get in touch with Astral Clocktower Studios

Website: Astral Clocktower Studios

All Social Media: Astral Clocktower Studios Social Media

Email: hello (at) astralclocktowerstudios.com

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