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Greg Micek has been writing on and off about games since the late nineties, always with a focus on indie games. He started DIYGames.com in 2000, which was one of the earliest gaming sites to focus exclusively on indie games.
Weekly Launchpad is our recap of the previous weeks Kickstarter video game projects.

The Kickstarter Video Game Campaigns of 1/7/18 – 1/13/18

It's Sunday, which means that in addition to eating nothing but donuts all day it's time to check out the Kickstarter video game campaigns...

Summing Up 2017: Best Indie Games of the Year

More and more players today prefer playing indie games rather than spending time on spectacular video ones that are similar to a blockbuster, than...

The Six Benefits of Gaming

Is gaming good for you? Of course, we all know the answer to that is "Stop bothering me, I'm trying to game." Sometimes, though,...

Lobster’s Analysis: The Struggles of Ashes of Creation, Antigraviator, and More

Lobster, otherwise known as Ian Kragh, is one of the most prolific miners of Kickstarter video game data around.  Read almost any Kickstarter thread...

Gamedev Isn’t Hard, Just Convince Someone to Give You $500

William Lawther of OdinWorks Gaming Studio has figured out the secret to game development. Not only has he discovered that “Gaming Development isn't extremely risky,”...

Kickstarter Videogame Launch Window : March – May 2017

Here is a new table showing the Kickstarter videogame launch window covering March to May 2017.  When should, and shouldn't, you launch your videogame...

Lobster’s Kickstarter Video Game Analysis: February 21st 2017

Lobster, otherwise known as Ian Kragh, is one of the most prolific miners of Kickstarter video game data around.  Read almost any Kickstarter thread...

Types of Mobile Casino Games

In the many genres of gaming that are out there, mobile casino games is an umbrella term that covers a lot of them. In...

Xmas Is The Online Gaming Top Season

The holidays are a fun time of year as this is when online gaming sites offer Christmas themes for various games, like slots. If...

IT security at online casinos is a long term career

IT security at online casinos is something that casino operators are taking seriously. They are already taking the necessary steps needed to secure their...

It’s Thanksgiving, Let’s do This Instead of Backing Projects

As I’m sure you know today is Thanksgiving is the US.  It’s a day of for giving thanks for what we have, spending time...

Online Casinos Boosting Their Offer With Microgaming Games

The allure of Microgaming software is extending far and wide, with many online casinos now featuring selections from their portfolio. But, have you heard...

Play To Win With Crowdfunded Casinos

Digital casinos have been growing in popularity over the years, and it's not hard to see why. The lure of easy money and convenience...

Will Psychonauts and Fig Change the Face of Crowdfunding?

Our weekly dose of hot takes, occasionally well formed opinions, and fevered outbursts is back.  Yup, it's time for the Question of the Week!  This week we're talking...
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Is the OTON X Console a Scam?

Our weekly dose of hot takes, occasionally well formed opinions, and fevered outbursts is back.  Yup, it's time for the Question of the Week!  This week we're talking...

How Should Game Developers Handle Failed Kickstarters?

Our weekly dose of hot takes, occasionally well formed opinions, and fevered outbursts is back.  Yup, it's time for the Question of the Week!  This week our question...