Independent video games (commonly referred to as indie games) are video games created by individuals or small teams generally without video game publisher financial support. Indie games often focus on innovation and rely on digital distribution. Indie gaming has seen a rise in the latter half of the 2000s decade, primarily due to new online distribution methods and development tools.
Some indie games have become very successful financially, such as Braid, World of Goo, and Minecraft.
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... Zoo Publishing is also the sponsor of indiePub Games, a community of independent video game developers ... Zoo originally launched indiePub as 2Bee Games in 2009 but changed to indiePub in 2010 and periodically holds indie game development competitions with cash prizes for the best games ... Mid 2010, indiePub held its 3rd Independent Game Developers' Competition when indiePub launched ...
... Indie game developers are involved with various indie game trade shows, such as, Independent Games Festival or IndieCade ... Indie Game Jam (IGJ) is an annual event that allows indie game developers to experiment and present ideas without publisher restrictions ... The IGJ was considered an inspiration for later game jams including the Nordic Game Jam and the Global Game Jam (GGJ) ...
... Hecker has lobbied heavily for the development of an independent games movement ... alternative markets and models for small-scale video game production ... (largely Looking Glass Studios veterans), Hecker co-founded the successful Indie Game Jam ...
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“Art is a concrete and personal and rather childish thing after allno matter what people do to graft it into science and make it sociological and psychological; it is no good at all unless it is let alone to be itselfa game of make-believe, or re-production, very exciting and delightful to people who have an ear for it or an eye for it.”
—Willa Cather (18731947)