IndieCade 2014 is Done

    As most of you know, IndieCade 2014 has come to an end. This past weekend was a blast, and I wish I could have spent more time volunteering. I met tons of game developers and played even more games, all the while getting free "swag," as it's called. All in all, I would say that I accomplished what I set out to achieve by volunteering at IndieCade, and I think a lot of the developers who came there did as well.

    Now, I promised that I would write up how my days at IndieCade went, and I will! You'll just have to give me till the weekend to write down my thoughts and formulate them. I'll also be doing a series of short posts after that talking about some of the games I played. This is not going to turn this blog into a play-and-review blog. I just think that as a fellow developer playing indie games, it might help give better insight into the lives of other indie developers, and how tough, yet all the while rewarding, it can be to bring a game this far.

Of course, I can't just

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Going to IndieCade !

     I'm very excited to inform you about two very special events.

     First, you'll notice that I'm my own author! The Ghost blogging platform came out with an update for multiple author support, so now I can put that to good use!

     Second, as the title suggests, I am going to IndieCade 2014! As a UCLA student and a game developer, I could not miss out on the opportunity to volunteer at IndieCade, which is taking place in Culver City, California (about an hour by bus from UCLA). It should be quite the learning experience, and I hope to see a bunch of my fellow developers out there. If any of you still want tickets, here is a discount code:

     I'll post reviews of how the festival went after IndieCade, but you can definitely follow any action during the festival at our twitter, @Elrel_Studios (same as at the bottom of our blog).

     I'll be working the Game Tables in the morning and then the FireStation in the evening on Saturday, and the FireStation again Sunday

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