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Microsoft Continues to Support Indies through BitSummit

ID@Xbox has always been supportive of BitSummit, Indie MEGABOOTH, and independent game developers as a whole. Since the program was announced at gamescom 2013, ID@Xbox has brought more than 500 games to Xbox One and Windows 10. This year, Microsoft again committed to support BitSummit and the developers that attend – a tradition that has…

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A Fifth of “A Fifth of BitSummit”

Indie MEGABOOTH is back at BitSummit — this year dubbed “A Fifth of BitSummit” for its fifth anniversary! BitSummit is one of the largest independent game events in Japan and will take place this weekend, May 20-21 at the Miyako Messe in Kyoto. Thousands of people from around the world come to attend and exhibit…

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Indie Dev Business Basics: Protecting Your Game Content

By Zachary Strebeck Welcome to part 4, brave indie devs. In the last post in this series, we discussed protecting your brand name through trademark law. Today we’re going to discuss how to protect the content of your game through another type of intellectual property law called “copyright.” How copyright law works for video games…

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Indie Dev Business Basics: Owning Your Game Content

By Zachary Strebeck In my previous post in this Indie Dev Business Basics series, I discussed why and how you should form a business entity for your new indie game studio. In this installment, I’ll talk about the importance of owning your game content and how you can do it. The danger of not owning…

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