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Session Name The No Hit Wonder - 11 Years and Still Going. How?
Speaker(s) Jake Birkett
Company Name(s) Grey Alien Games
Track / Format Independent Games Summit
Overview Plenty of people hear about hit games or about abject failures. Come to this talk to find out how Grey Alien Games has been a sustainable business for over a decade.
Jake Birkett has shipped more than 10 games and has been an employee, contractor, and consultant, but has found most success in shipping his own games and working with his wife on Regency Solitaire. See graphs spanning a decade of sales to find out how important the long tail of indie games can be, the power of having a back catalogue, and how working with your spouse might not actually be insane.

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Jake Birkett

Grey Alien Games

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