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Indie Game: The Movie (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Drama | 15 September 2012 (Taiwan)
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A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.
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Anthony Carboni ...
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Ron Carmel ...
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Gus Mastrapa ...
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Danielle McMillen ...
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Edmund McMillen ...
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Jamie Refenes ...
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Tommy Refenes ...
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A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.

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The film states that Jonathan Blow's next game, The Witness, will release in 2012. However, the game did not release until 2016. See more »

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When Tommy is mailing Microsoft, he's using a PC, but the full-screen pictures of the email client are of Apple Mail. See more »

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Tommy Refenes: The things I've sacrificed are social. You kind of have to give up something to have something great.
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Crazy Credits

Video previews for a number of indie games are featured during the closing credits. Here are the titles of all the Indie games featured in order of appearance. Warp, Canabalt, Catapult for hire, Antichamber, Overgrowth, Alpha Squad, Caster, Gravity Hook HD, Arena, High flyer Death Defyer, Poidin, Xenonauts See more »

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Great storytelling about the artist's struggle in video game
18 July 2014 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Telling the story of how to make a game by yourself by successful creators, and the life and problems that incur working without the financial support and security that a big company offers but also without the creative oppression so common in the mass media industry. Is especially commendable for non-gamer people and even game-haters that say things like "videogames are entertainment, not art nor beautiful": here you can see with your very eyes the same struggle that a painter, or a filmmaker has when its out of budget, out of time, etc... Very well made and well presented, almost empathic documentary. 7 of 10


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