Opinion: Flappy Bird, Empathy, Appreciation for Simplicity

There’s been a lot of talk about Flappy Bird lately. For those who somehow haven’t heard about it – it’s a mobile game from an indie developer in Vietnam named Dong Nguyen. Over the past few weeks, it’s taken the mobile gaming world by storm, climbing up to the #1 spot in the app store. This… Read More

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Pixel Pressure Cooker, #3

Hey everyone! As you may be aware – today is Monday, and the more astute readers will remember that we did our Pixel Pressure Cooker on Thursday last week. So, apologies for the late post 🙂 This week’s Pixel Pressure Cooker was pretty interesting and different, because we worked with a guest artist – Cellusious.… Read More

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Flippfly Show, January 30th

Hey all, here’s the Flippfly show! We talk about Pixel Pressure Cooker, Octodad’s release, and a quick update on Race The Sun development. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzAw8OjK8g4] Share this on: FacebookTwitter… Read More

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Pixel Pressure Cooker, Episode 2

Today we did the second “Pixel Pressure Cooker” – a one-jour game jam using Unity3D. The theme this week was suggested immediately by several of our followers: Candy. This is to commemorate the current legal shenanigans surrounding King.com’s “Candy” trademark. Read more about that here. So – we made a tongue-in-cheek game where you shoot… Read More

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Making a living with indie games in 2014 (and beyond)

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a business-focused post here on Flippfly.com! The games business is changing at a faster pace than ever. Not only are we in the midst of a console transition, but the mobile market has gone through a maturing phase, and a variety of new platforms have gained prominence. Indie games… Read More

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