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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.
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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.
      khatrivijay Latest: Is it easy to build a gaming platform khatrivijay, Dec 13, 2019 at 10:42 AM
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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.
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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.
      goodamr Latest: [Game][Free] Drag n Merge Numbers goodamr, Dec 15, 2019 at 8:45 PM
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      Art Portfolios

      Freelance artists for hire & their portfolios
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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.
      Pixel Squad Latest: Looking for a mobile game designer Pixel Squad, Dec 12, 2019 at 1:15 PM
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      Help Wanted (UNPAID AND PROFIT SHARING)

      Post requests for unpaid positions, profit sharing or royalty splits here.
      INTwindwolf Latest: [Rev-share]Seeking Unity Programmer INTwindwolf, Dec 14, 2019 at 11:00 PM
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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.
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      Badge Requests

      Think you deserve one of the forum badges? Request it here.
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