[IGDA_indies] Results of the survey?
Thomas H. Buscaglia
thb at gameattorney.com
Tue Jan 17 18:11:03 EST 2006
Are you planning an Indie SIG meeting at GDC?
At 05:45 PM 1/17/2006, you wrote:
>On 1/17/06, Christopher S. Charabaruk <chrisc at meldstar.com> wrote:
> > > I'm CST, but 4-8CST Thu or 1-4CST Fri should work fine for me. Remind
> > > me on Thu or Fri though! irc.freenode.net #indie-sig will probably be
> > > the channel if that's all right.
> > Awesome, I'll book Thursday for it, then. The channel is fine. If you don't
> > mind, I'll add the chat info to the GDNet news queue, too, and the
> > announcement should be out later today.
>Sounds like a good idea since that's where I surveyed some. IGDA
>members and GDNet are where the survey results are from. :) I'll put
>out the announcement on a few other IGDA forums/lists too.
> > > OK. Some Steam/Source links will probably be one of the first updates
> > > to add on my list.
> > I don't know about the Source engine being available to non-millionaire
> > indies, what with its $300,000 to $750,000 USD tag. But if there's anything
> > on using Steam for distribution, that'd be great.
> > Someone should get in touch with Introversion for an interview for the SIG,
> > too. Uplink and Darwinia have both been pretty successful games, plus
> > they're using Steam for the latter.
>OK. There's a few other indie devs on Steam too. There might be some
>good mod things in the Source world too even though that won't be our
> > > OK, sounds good.
> > I'll get cracking tonight, then. Should hopefully have a design by the end
> > of the weekend at least, if not content. More dynamic stuff can wait for
> > now, but I should contact the IGDA webmaster to see what's available beyond
> > simple PHP, so I can figure out about setting up automatic news and such.
>Yeah, RSS would be nice if we regularly add content. Lets not delete
>anything that's currently on the site yet. I guess I'll need to make
>sure you have access to the site FTP too.
> > > Yeah. I've had a few problems with the wiki, but I *think* it works
> > > for me now.
> > > We need to figure out how to get people populating that, and maybe
> > > move some of our content on the current site to there for easy
> > > updating.
> > Agreed.
> > > I've piggybacked major Indie SIG events on other conferences and LAN
> > > parties so far, but I'm working on a full-blown (3 day hopefully!)
> > > conference for Austin now.
> > When is your Austin conference planned for? My TIGC will be happening late
> > Aug/early Sep if it clears all its hurdles...
>Not sure yet but June/July is what we're looking at.
> > --
> > Christopher S. 'coldacid' Charabaruk <chrisc at meldstar.com>
> > Meldstar Entertainment -- Creation³ <http://www.meldstar.com/>
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