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  1. Indie Game Development

    Discuss topics related to indie game development
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      Indie Basics

      For people just starting out in game development. Post your newbie questions here.
      flatingo Latest: Making of Games 30 YEARS AGO and NOW flatingo, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:54 PM
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      Indie Business

      Discuss business-related topics, including sales, marketing, publishing, serving customers, legal issues, search engine optimization, and web hosting. NO SOLICITATIONS!
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      Game Design

      Discuss topics related to game design concepts, including game concepts, aesthetics, game play mechanics, story/level progression, difficulty.
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      Game Development (Technical)

      Discuss the technical aspects of game development including programming, web development, porting, localization, and technical issues.
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      Feedback Requests

      Post here if you looking for feedback on your in-progress game or a game you've already released that may need improvement. DON'T POST ANNOUNCEMENTS HERE!
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      Indie Related Chat

      The place for general indie-related discussions including motivation, time management, working from home, quitting the day job, organizing, the indie lifestyle, plus off-topic subjects that don't fit cleanly into other forums. New members can also introduce themselves here.
      Geoff Moore Latest: New to forums Geoff Moore, Nov 8, 2018
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  2. Indie Classifieds

    For paid/unpaid job postings, announcements and offering of services
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      Announcements

      Just released a new independent game? perhaps a new resource for independent game developers? If so post it here.
      hantrandt Latest: [android] Zodiac Swap hantrandt, Nov 17, 2018 at 6:38 AM
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      Art Portfolios

      Freelance artists for hire & their portfolios
      flatingo Latest: How to Draw a Simple Game 2D Character flatingo, Nov 17, 2018 at 10:12 PM
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      Music & Sound Portfolios

      Musicians looking for work post a link to your portfolio here.
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      Help Wanted (PAID ONLY)

      Post requests for paid positions here. Please do not post requests for volunteers, team members or profit sharing positions. PAID POSITIONS ONLY.
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      Help Wanted (UNPAID AND PROFIT SHARING)

      Post requests for unpaid positions, profit sharing or royalty splits here.
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      Other Services

      Writers, programmers, designers, etc can post services that they offer in this forum.
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  3. Forum Management

    Discuss forum rules, make suggestions and request badges.
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      Forum Policy and Questions

      Discuss forum rules and make suggestions on how to improve the community. Forum specific announcements from administrators and moderators will be posted here as well.
      bantamcitygames Latest: IndieGamer Downtime bantamcitygames, Nov 15, 2018 at 12:15 PM
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      Badge Requests

      Think you deserve one of the forum badges? Request it here.
      and249 Latest: Indie Author Request and249, Nov 6, 2018
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