The fourth question asked developers what they needed in terms of services. Whether it’s coaching, music, or marketing, indie developers let us know what they needed. One again, funding was a popular answer, but because it is a service, it was not included in the responses below.
Question Four: What services do you feel you yourself, your company, or your project need most?
Facing up to our failures are often the hardest thing to do. Sometimes we try the best that we can, but we still don’t succeed. Reflecting on these failures can help us to achieve more and do better in the future. That’s why the third question focused on failures:
Question 3: What are some of the things that you tried and failed at?
The second question on the game developer needs survey asked what it is that kept developers from reaching their goals. The overwhelmingly reoccurring response type had to do with obtaining funding, but there were other very large concerns.
Question: What are some things that are keeping you from reaching your development goals?Continue reading
Here is a summary of the responses to the first question on the game development needs survey I put out. I had 10 responses total.
Question: What are some of the things you want to accomplish this year as a game developer? Some examples: “I would like to publish four polished platformer games and have them reach the top ten of the iTunes App Store.” “I would like to secure funding for one of my games.” Feel free to list as many goals as you’d like; where possible, separate into different paragraphs.What are some of the things you want to accomplish this year as a game developer?