Author: Lottie Bevan

10th July 2020
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JUL #1: NIGHT

Hey Believers! Hope you’re hanging in there.

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3rd July 2020
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Moving the Pain Around: the Wonder and Weakness of Open Development

Open development is a godsend for indies.

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26th June 2020
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June #2: MARINELL

Weather Factory holidaaaaay (and maybe Skeleton Songs ep5 comes out).

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19th June 2020
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#Stopcyberbullyingday

I’d like to share my story in support for #stopcyberbullyingday. Here’s what happened to me.

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12th June 2020
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JUN #1: LUCIFERA

Hullo, hullo! The wind is whistling outside like a vengance of ghosts; the dull horizon meets a duller sky with a cold, grey kiss of Thames; a lone, heroic birb hunkers stoically in the crevasse we call our balcony.

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5th June 2020
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Open the Gameplay Doors Please, HAL

Much of human psychology is about control. David Hume described religion as a magical schema humans imposed on the world to control natural forces far more powerful than themselves.

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29th May 2020
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May #2: KING ARTHUR

Cultist Simulator’s third anniversary! We announced The Lady Afterwards, our Cultist Simulator TRPG, Against Worldbuilding, Alexis’s game design book, and named the Lucid Tarot. Also, May newsletter goes out.

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15th May 2020
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MAY #1: JUSTICE

Hope you’re hanging in there, everyone! I come with good tidings.

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8th May 2020
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Too Cheap, Perchance, To Stream?

This is an ode to organic indie streaming strategies.

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1st May 2020
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April #2: IMMORALITY

German and Japanese launch on mobile on Tues 27th April! And in BoH land, furniture! And our May newsletter and Skeleton Songs ep 4.

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17th April 2020
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April #1: THE HERMIT

Hush House begins to LIVE. Also, we announced a new tarot deck: a stained-glass, see-through PVC deck.

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3rd April 2020
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MAR #3: GUYON

Hey, Believers! Hope you’re all doing okay in lockdown. It’s not fun, is it?

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23rd March 2020
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Coronavirus update: charity + tarot

Sooooo. Everyone really likes tarot decks.

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20th March 2020
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Mar #2: FLORIMELL

Here’s some new Exile art to make all that production more palatable. Can you figure the DLC out from these…?

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13th March 2020
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The Company Is Not Your Friend

I’ve heard a lot of studios describe themselves as ‘families’, and some studios do treat their people well (see ‘pragmatic reasons why you’d want to do that as a business’, above). But families fundamentally care about the people they are. Imagine your mum throwing her hands up in front of a spreadsheet and saying, ‘I’m afraid we have to let you go, dear. It’s just the...

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6th March 2020
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MAR #1: EDMUND

Keep your eyes peeled for a few other smol announcements in the near future. See you, space cultists.

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21st February 2020
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FEB #2: DUESSA

I leave you with news that I’m trialling some themes in our monthly newsletter. This month’s theme, being cold and grey and miserable, is love. So if you fancy a quiz which’ll definitively, scientifically tell you whom you should romance next in Cultist Simulator… make sure you’re signed up.

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7th February 2020
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Feb #1: CALIDORE & THE BLATANT BEAST

Next sprint – DUESSA – is the last two weeks on BOOK OF HOURS prototyping before we move onto to something rather exciting that we haven’t publicly announced. There’s a bunch of stuff going on behind the scenes in this early, fluid pre-production period that we can’t talk about yet, but… I’m actually excited about it, and this is my LIFE. So I think you will...

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