Alphabet and Tenya Wanya Teens, two games from Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy creator Keita Takahashi, will be playable at Juegos Rancheros this Thursday, according to a post on Venus Patrol.
Thursday's event will include the unveiling of Alphabet, a collaboration between Takahashi and Canabalt creator Adam Saltsman. The game began as part of the L.A. Game Space Kickstarter campaign, which Takahashi announced his participation in last November.
The Juegos Rancheros event will kick off April 4 at 8 p.m. ET and close up at 11 p.m. ET. The show is free and open to the public, and those planning to attend the event, which will take place at The North Door in Austin, can also RSVP at the show's official Facebook page.
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Texas-based indie game development collective Juegos Rancheros is holding a free one-day symposium to offer guidance to developers on how to achieve sustainable independent game development.
The event, Nation of Indies, is designed to help developers "take back control" and is targeted at developers who have recently been laid off from their studio jobs, are dissatisfied with the direction of their current job, are recent graduates or are just curious about how indie developers "keep things together."
The event will cover topics such as what indie developers do for income, how long severance income from a studio job will last, whether an indie should find investors, whether an indie should take a project to Kickstarter or look for contract work and how indies pitch games to...