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Independent Games Summit: Connection Over Purrfection: A 'Calico' Postmortem


Despite a failed first Kickstarter, a very tiny game budget, a duo making a game for the first time, and a global pandemic, Peachy Keen Games' debut game Calico outsold all expectations and even rose to top 10 best sellers on Switch's store front for a week at launch! But how did that happen? Cozy games are on the rise, but it's getting harder to stand out in the niche. Kells Tate will go over the story of what went into the success of a cozy game, and how to reach players as a small team by prioritizing emotional connection.

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