My Indie Dev Kit!  I thought I’d share the tools & gear I use for game dev, in case it’s of any interest to anyone. I have a full time job, so maxing out the time I spend on game dev is paramount. Fortunately, with the combination below I’ve found there’s always something I can work on, whether I am at home, or on the move. My Tools! Laptop: I have a work laptop from my company. Luckily I inherited a pretty fast one with lots of processing speed! It’s very handy for quickly compiling projects. Android Phone: I have an old android phone whichRead More →

Update (June 2017): After a few struggles getting a SSL certificate for my old domain name (somehow my web-host certification authority didn’t like it) I decided to re-brand logo + domain name to “Hotch Potch Games”.  Quite happy I did this: the website is now consistent with my twitter user name (HodgePodgeGames was already taken), which incidentally turned out to be the place I’m the most active and getting traction in terms of following. Hotch Potch & Hodge Podge have the same meaning too, so not a massive change of branding.  Logo remains a hot pot.  Added bonus: Hotch Potch also does not clash with any other video gamesRead More →

Hi, Mitron here!  I am a hobbyist indie game developer and creator of Hodge Podge Games Although I have a few prototypes under my belt, I am yet to release a game! Although hopefully I am getting there….  (You can read more about my latest project here). Game Maker is my system of choice, and I hope to share some useful tips & ideas through this blog.  My plan is to share progress on my projects, take a critical look at my previous work, and write about whatever else I think may be of interest to my fellow game developers! Thank you for stumbling acrossRead More →