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|Session Name:||You Don't Need a F-ing Publisher|
|Company Name(s):||Devolver Digital|
|Track / Format:||Independent Games Summit|
|Overview:||The recent rise in prominence of indie developers and small to mid-tier studios has brought with it a new generation of publishers, marketing partners, indie labels, and other spins on the traditional publisher. While no developer truly needs a publisher these days there are legitimate reasons for an indie dev to partner with one and this session will discuss some of the less obvious things to look for when assessing these notorious jackals.|