Early Access has been a pretty mixed bag for indie gaming over the years. On one hand it provides developers with funds and players with quicker access to games. On the other it allows unscrupulous developers to turn their alpha version into a money pit with almost no effort.

Not all problems with early access games come from scummy developers however, some games are just not ready for the limelight. In this video we’re going to take a look at some examples of games which used early access and discuss why/how/if they worked.


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William Worrall

W. S. Worrall is a free-lance writer and video producer who lives in the UK. He has an extensive collection of retro consoles and board games and in his spare time he solders stuff together to see if it works. It usually doesn't.

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