It's really tough to figure out the game industry when you're starting out. There's a lot to learn and there never seems to be enough information to make sense of how it all works. Even though the industry moves at light speed, usually in new and interesting directions that make old resources completely obsolete, there are organizations, communities, publishers and books to help make the journey a little less heavy.

So, You Want to Start an Indie Studio


  • The GameDev Business Handbook
  • The GameDev Budgeting Handbook
  • The Indie Game Developer Handbook
  • Indie Games: From Dream to Delivery

Publishing Resources

Useful Newsletters