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Aris Kostakos
Attended Heriot-Watt University
Lives in Athens, Greece
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#Entrepreneur - Co-Founder of Spark Game Engine #startup
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I fell in love with games and programming at the age of 6 when my dad got me a Commodore 64.  Since then I've been into game development and I am currently working on Spark Game Engine - the next generation in game development.

Check us out at:  www.spark.tools
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I posted this a while back, but it's a good article :)
 
Tips on selling your game at the alpha stage from successful #gamedev who have done it http://ubm.io/1r3zFPN #indiedev
These days, some of the most successful games out there aren't even out yet. Developers engaged in notable paid alpha campaigns share their experiences so far in a roundtable Q&A.
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#retro games you must buy, if you haven't already. Do you have any to add to the list? http://bit.ly/retroconsoles #retrogamer
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Video: Ten interesting Euro game design talks http://ubm.io/11eYVsx #gamedev #indiedev
Watch the first-ever GDC Europe Innovative Games Showcase, a curated exhibition of innovative or experimental games, with 10 microtalks from indie developers about new approaches to design.
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Ouya's creator says it will bring a whole new #gamedev to the industry http://bit.ly/1tAVDs6 #indiedev
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Games will look like this in a decade or so http://bit.ly/1pARikM great graphics + great gameplay = amazing game #gamedev #indiedev
Silicon Studio from Japan are, as you might recall, known for working on the Bravely Default series, and for their rather incredible next-gen engine, which they demoed with a short clip back in April. Now, they're back, with their tech looking better than ever.
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I hope so! And ...I believe it.
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Tips on selling your game at the alpha stage from successful #gamedev who have done it http://ubm.io/1r3zFPN #indiedev
These days, some of the most successful games out there aren't even out yet. Developers engaged in notable paid alpha campaigns share their experiences so far in a roundtable Q&A.
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What you need to know about securing your #game http://snip.ly/8guu7 #gamedev #indiedev
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May 2015 be full of great #gamedev successes!!! 
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14 mistakes that will kill your #indiedev shop http://bit.ly/1A2QmQN #gamedev
Indie developers take heed: Heads-down coding is a one-way ticket back to the corporate grind
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Here's a way to get a review on your game http://bit.ly/WEmnNC Review of your game using ludumdare rating system #gamedev #indiedev
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TIGA proposed a funding program financed by the nat'l lottery that would be available to #indiedev #gamedev http://prn.to/1uxdD8r - maybe UK policy makers will follow the footsteps of New Zealand's Green Party
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Game devs moving toward mobile self-publishing in droves http://on.mash.to/1CkiPB5 #gamedev #indiedev
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