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Session Name: Independent Games Summit: Contract Killers: What Developers Should Eliminate From Their Publishing Agreement
Speaker(s): Tim Repa-Davies
Company Name(s): Sheridans
Track / Format: Independent Games Summit
Overview: For many indie devs getting a publishing contract is the Holy Grail. Publishers can provide much needed funding, production and marketing support, as well as providing access to a community of players for your game. However, any publishing agreement is by default likely to weigh in the publisher's favour. nnIn this session I look at those provisions that can sometimes be used by publishers to negatively impact a developer, and hopefully give you some confidence heading into a negotiation that it is ok to ask for certain clauses to be changed before you sign on the dotted line.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Tim Repa-Davies

Sheridans

free content

Independent Games Summit

Independent Games