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by: Jeff -
More On: Game Loading: Rise of the Indies

Back in 2012, a movie called Indie Game: The Movie came out. It followed around four developers on their projects that ended up becoming three of the biggest success stories of the indie game scene- with the unfortunate side effect of making a lot of people think that Phil Fish is a total wanker. It was a great movie and it introduced a lot of people to the indie community, but it's time for something a bit more fresh and with more perspectives.

About a year ago, there was a Kickstarter for a movie called GAME LOADING: Rise of the Indies, it was successful and there was much rejoicing. They've followed around several indie developers and filmed them, but now the time has come to edit it, add music and all that other fun stuff that makes documentaries more than just a bunch of talking heads and B-Roll. So, true to the nature of crowdfunding projects that need more money, there is now a second Kickstarter project called GAME LOADING- The Final Push. It looks like GAME LOADING focuses a lot more on the creative process, and the tight-knit community that is the indie scene, where IG:TM focused more on the frustrating lows, and successful highs that come with pushing a game through development. Personally, I think it's more valuable to give context for the creators and the community that they live and work in. You can check out the extended trailer for GAME LOADING below, and if you like what you see you should check out their Kickstarter page. As of right now, you can get a DRM-free copy of the movie for just $15, and there's some awesome reward tiers that get you the soundtrack to the movie, a mixtape from some VGM musicians, some mini documentaries that they plan on releasing after GL:RotI, as well as a few prints from artists doing original work based on their favorite indie games.