THE CHURCH OF MERCH

Imagine a dystopian future where big corporations sue other big corporations over mobile games, where everyone and their mum is making a PC game, and where eSports makes more money than any of us despite nobody really knowing what it’s for. You’re a small indie dev stuck in the middle of all this. How can you stand out and get noticed, in this picaresque world?

‘THE RARER ACTION’

‘THE RARER ACTION’

An update on the controversies of 2019. [UPDATE:Failbetter still haven’t denied or contested any of this.
They did admit over email there was a ‘procedural issue’ (‘criminal negligence’, tomato tomahto). We began negotiations but when Lottie (once again) raised the issue of them harassing her they (once again) stopped responding and (once again) started going after us on social media. More details below.]

“Hee-hee-hee-hee, wipeout!”

Work has been getting on top of me over the last six months. Then I had a passle of family miseries and an unrelated health scare. Last weekend, I had a proper old crack-up with a full-on episode of depersonalisation. This wasn’t honestly so bad for me, because the emotional deadening component of the depersonalisation […]

Wherever You Go

Below is the current list of places featured in EXILE (excluding the Priory of Captains, the Pentapolis and the other final destinations). Mid-1920s European history is fascinating, and butts in unexpected ways against what we know of Europe after WWII.

STATE OF THE FACTORY: YEAR 2

STATE OF THE FACTORY: YEAR 2

Once again, here’s how Weather Factory is doing, here’s how we thought we’d be doing, and here’s what we’re doing next. Welcome to this year’s Giant Summary Post! This is almost twice the length of the post-2018 State of the Factory, because a lot happened. Come for the kitten pictures, stay for the data. As […]