In our latest episode of "devcom podcast" our host Lars Janssen welcomes Philomena Schwab. Philomena is a Swiss game developer, co-founder of Stray Fawn game studio and a board member of the Swiss Game Developers Association. She tells us about her experiences in founding a small studio in Switzerland as well as the power of good community management. You can take a closer look at the studio in their dev diary

  • 00:00:00 Welcome
  • 00:00:42 Introduction of Philomena Schwab
  • 00:01:28 The swiss game hub
  • 00:03:04 Getting developers to switzerland 
  • 00:05:29 Swiss industry assosiation
  • 00:08:04 Build and lead your own studio
  • 00:11:06 Community-Building as an Indie-Studio
  • 00:16:38 Keys for a successful crowdfunding campaign
  • 00:20:25 Interacting with the community
  • 00:24:53 Talking about the new Game "The wandering village"
  • 00:31:46 Multiple roles in a small team
  • 00:35:56 Entry roles in the business
  • 00:40:40 Organize an indie studio
  • 00:44:35 F2P or Freemium?  
  • 00:51:05 Is self publishing the right way for indies?    
  • 01:00:24 The importance of getting vocal
  • 01:08:05 Goodbye
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