Tales of the Rampant Coyote

Adventures in Indie Gaming!

Frayed Knights 2 Combat, Actions, and Readiness

Posted by Rampant Coyote on October 8, 2015

The last time I talked about the combat system in Frayed Knights 2: The Khan of Wrath (for now, I’m keeping the “2”), I was still a little bit abstract, because it was still in development. I’ve been living with the more-or-less complete system for about a year now, and it’s pretty integral to the rest […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Make a Video Game?

Posted by Rampant Coyote on October 7, 2015

I want to make a video game. How much will it cost? How much time will it take? How many people do I need on my team? How much can I expect to sell? These are all what we often call “How long is a piece of string?” questions. There are so many variables involved […]

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“Done Played That Game Enough”

Posted by Rampant Coyote on October 6, 2015

I don’t know how long “categories” have been around in Steam, but I only discovered them a few months ago. It’s been both a curse and a blessing, although when used liberally with the search function to find a game in my HOLYCOWHOWMANYGAMESDOESONEMANNEEDTOOWN-sized library, it’s more of the latter. It’s really hard to categorize some […]

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Minimum Survival Skills in a Post-Gold Rush Game Development World

Posted by Rampant Coyote on October 5, 2015

Can you spot the common thread(s)? “Several different sources have indicated that the company has already used the majority of its funding, but not much has been created to show for it. The number most often received from people has indicated that, currently, the company has less than $8 million of what was raised from […]

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Got Paranormal? I Need Some Early Readers.

Posted by Rampant Coyote on October 1, 2015

Hey folks, the book launch for the new paranormal anthology, Beyond the Wail, is less than two weeks away, and we could use a few more advance readers to check out an early version of the ebook in exchange for some honest reviews on Amazon and / or Goodreads. If you are willing to do […]

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