5 tips for making it in indie games from the co-creator of ‘Bonza’
Building games is a family affair for Ben Huxter of successful Australian indie gaming studio, MiniMega.
Huxter and his brother Punya were both working in advertising in Sydney when they began making online games for clients like Optus and Woolworths, Ben told Mashable Australia. Wanting a new challenge, they quit their jobs and in 2011 moved to Brisbane to start MiniMega.
For the first three years, MiniMega built what Huxter called “advergames” for clients like Kleenex, but in the longterm, they knew they wanted to create something 100% their own. In 2013, they went all in, building a new game called Bonza Word Puzzle that ended up being selected by Apple in the App Store Best of 2014 list. Read more…
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