A fantastic piece from Will Luton for GI.biz about the ‘celebrification’ of the indie developer. As we see the first generation of true indie dev superstars we’re at the start of an evolution of what it means to be indie.
This is a must-read for all aspiring indie devs – when you make the decision to go it alone, you also need to make the decision to prepare yourself for what the trappings of success may bring you
It’s a ‘careful what you wish for’ moment, for sure, but hopefully as an industry we can help support these rising stars and help them all to navigate these perilous new waters for the ultimate benefit of the whole industry.
Read the whole piece here: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-08-19-the-celebrification-of-developers