What Does It Take To Create An “Indie Game”?
Posted on January 4, 2012
“Indie Game: The Movie” didn’t immediately sound like something I’d want to watch, but James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot’s feature documentary about “video games, their creators and the craft” and “[t]he journey to make a game and release it to the world” has convinced that I need to know what it takes to make an indie platform game. Watch the trials and tribulations in making Super Meat Boy, Fez and Braid below:
(More on Braid below:)
After quickly playing the original Meat Boy (minus the “Super”), getting a few minutes of fun out of it, and previewing the classic pixel visuals of Fez, I have to say the original game playing concepts of Braid displayed in this trailer intrigued me the most: