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Independent Games Summit: Releasing an "Evolving Demo": A Postmortem for 'Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles'


"Why launching an evolving demo is a good idea, but not always" In this talk, solo developer Tomas Sala will do a brief post-mortem on the evolving demo he launched for The Falconeer: Bulwark.nnHe'll explain the difference between doing an evolving demo (a free experience that is updated and improved publicly) and a paid Early Access release, Sala will discuss pro's and cons of both scenario's and what motivated him to do this open development thru a steam demo.nnHe will discuss why the evolving demo worked great for his latest game, but why it might not be the best option for every game or even for every phase of development. Other developers can use his valuable insights to choose the best option for the game they are working on.

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