A Three-Pronged Approach to Building an Indie Studio
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?
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.
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?
- Focus on marketing at the beginning and be present
- Just keep going
- Don’t be afraid to aim high
- Surround yourself with a supportive community
RESOURCES and LINKS
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