Mobile games are the future of gaming

An interview for gaming magazine Level published in July 2012 with some updated facts. Slick office building in Prague houses so called “technology accelerator” . Do not expect white coat scientists or vibrating subatomic particles. Business thrives here. Techsquare is a home for many important Czech startups, emerging Czech technological companies. Flow Studio, led by Richard Horin (39) and Petr Fodor (31),…

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PR is seducing

PR is much like like seducing a woman. There’s no doubt everybody wants to get the sexiest chick sitting at the bar. The more crowded App Store becomes the more important the right communication is. We met a couple of journalists and read several discussions of PR and media folks. Here are the key outputs which will hopefully help you communicate better…

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Andreas Illiger: “Tiny Wings success was scary.”

Andreas Illiger, an author of the famous iOS game Tiny Wings, is so far the best example of indie developer success. Players flooded with bloody shooters found his beautiful game not only entertaining and addictive, but also tender, optimistic and soul pleasing. “The first month was really scary,” Andreas comments on what was happening after Tiny Wings had hit the first spot…

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Indie games should influence mainstream

We just got back from A MAZE Indie Connect festival in Berlin. On the way back to Prague still with a little hangover from yesterdays great party we discussed our impressions. Thorsten S. Wiedemann, the main organizer, asked us for any ideas and toughs about the festival which was a good kickoff for a deeper reflection. So here is some food for…

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