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Hey, it’s Sarah and Iv! Thrilled you stopped by our gaming hub, openindie! 🎮 We’re lifelong gamers on a mission: uncovering the secrets of game creation. Join us as we dive deep into indie developers’ journeys, sharing their triumphs and challenges.

Ever wondered how they overcome hurdles or if they receive support from their countries? We’re finding out! Stick around for exciting insights. Got questions? Feel free to fire away! Let’s level up together!

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#29 – Pixlpunk – Tiny Rogues – RubyDev – Austria openindie – An indie dev Podcast

In this episode of our podcast, we delve into the captivating world of Tiny Rogues, a game that seamlessly blends gameplay elements from iconic titles like Hades, Dark Souls, Diablo, and Binding of Isaac.Tiny Rogues made waves on Steam, amassing over 3,200 reviews with a staggering 97% positivity rate.Join us as we sit down with Benji, the talented indiedev and founder of Studio Pixlpunk from Austria behind this gem. We explore the journey of Tiny Rogues from its Early Access debut to the highly anticipated massive update released just before the year (2023) ends. Benji shares insights into his gaming career, the challenges of game development, and what it's like crafting games in Austria.Iv, engages in a conversation with Benji, unraveling the story behind Tiny Rogues and the creative process that led to its success.As always, have fun listening 🙂If you want to find more info's about this game and our previous guests, visit us at www.openindie.eu and tell your friends (and also your enemies) about us to help our little indie podcast grow.
  1. #29 – Pixlpunk – Tiny Rogues – RubyDev – Austria
  2. #28 – CATASTROPHIC_OVERLOAD – Bish Bash Bots – James Letherby – UK
  3. 27 – Favorites of 2022 and 2023 Wishlist – with Ben Sarah and iV
  4. #26.2 – #DHHAN22 – Red Potion Studios – Ada Quest
  5. #26.1 – #DHHAN22 – Zoroarts – Makis Adventure
  6. #25 – Evil Licorice – Retro Gadgets – Luca Marchetti, Marco Bancale, Marco Di Timoteo – ITALY & ICELAND
  7. #24 – Bippinbits – Dome Keeper – Rene – Germany
  8. #23.20 – GAMESCOM 2022 – Awaceb – France
  9. #23.21 – GAMESCOM 2022 – D-Pad Studio – Norway
  10. #23.19 – GAMESCOM 2022 – We Dig Games – Poland

Games we played and talked about

Explore our podcast episodes featuring handpicked indie games, endorsed wholeheartedly by the openindie team. Click on the game covers to delve into the developers’ stories, and don’t forget to share your thoughts with us. Your voice matters in our indie gaming community!

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