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Meet the Developer: Smithsoft and Attract Mode Games

Brisbane has become a major hub for game and app development, and many more local startups are formed every year. Join local developers Sarah Smith of Smithsoft and Cameron Owen of Attract Mode Games as they discuss their journeys into the world of app development and share some of their key lessons for running a startup business. The discussion with be led by games veteran John Passfield from Right Pedal…

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Right Pedal Studios – home to current and future game developers

This week Right Pedal Studios, Australia’s first game accelerator, had a coup with two games connected to the accelerator being featured in Apple’s Best New Games list! Right Pedal Studios has been working with the current generation of indie game makers since it opened it’s doors in early 2013. Established by Steve Baxter, the founder of startup co-working space River City Labs, Right Pedal Studios is a games accelerator that…

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Welcome to new mentor Simon Newstead

We’re excited to have Simon Newstead from Frenzoo on board as a mentor. Simon is CEO and Co-Founder of Frenzoo, creator of the Me Girl™  series of 3d mobile games, enjoyed by millions of women and girls around the world.  He has a passion for learning and designing positive, playful and inspirational games. Prior to Frenzoo, Simon ran the emerging tech team for Asia at Juniper Networks and is originally…

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New “Making Of” Video Live On YouTube Channel

This week learn all about the regular test sessions that we run at Right Pedal Studios in our “Making Of” video series  on the Right Pedal Studios YouTube channel. In the latest instalment Ghostbox and ScrewTape Studios discuss what parts of their games they are testingand how  player feedback informs their decisions moving forward. Click here to watch “Week 4 Testing” on YouTube now!

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Welcome Joe!

We’re happy to have Joe Brumm on board as a mentor. Joe is the owner/founder of Studio Joho, an animation studio that produces great animation. Joe has done stints on many successful children’s series, including the multiple bafta winning Charlie And Lola, Little Kingdom, Little Princess, I Am Not An Animal and Tinga Tinga Tales. He and his studio are also regular contributors to CollegeHumor.com.

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Welcome @cratesmith

We’re excited to welcome Kieran Lord, aka @cratesmith, as a Right Pedal Studios mentor. Kieran has a great history in game development, having worked on Pandemic Studios’ Destroy All Humans 2 to Strangeloop’s Indie Games Festival finalist, Vessel. If you’re a Unity developer you might know Kieran as the creator the TestFlight plugin, AutoPilot which you can grab from the Unity Asset Store here. Welcome aboard Kieran!

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Execution Labs’ Lab Partners

Our friends at Execution Labs have started a great new cross promotion initiative in conjunction with Chartboost. Lab Partners lets you register your game to show that you are interested in doing cross promotion with other games. It’s a great service for indies to share their traffic with others and help new players find their game. You can find out more about the importance of cross promotion here. Check out…