Ichiro Speaks at GDC China: First steps and avoiding pitfalls
Dejobaan’s Ichiro Lambe spoke at GDC China in Shanghai this past month. The focus was on starting an independent studio, and the talk touched on 9 common pitfalls that plague all new small game dev businesses. Gamasutra posted a writeup of the talk:
Ichiro Lambe has learned a lot of hard lessons since he founded independent studio Dejobaan (AaaAAAAAaaaaA: A Reckless Disregard For Gravity) over twelve years ago. At a talk at the Indie Game Summit this week at GDC China, Lambe whittled these down to the nine common pitfalls that most indie studios are in danger of facing.
Spoiler: Don’t do a 3-person MMORPG as your first title.