Indie Developer Resources

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Business Guides

  • NCSC's Guide to Cyber Security - Guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre on how organisations can protect themselves in cyberspace, including the 10 steps to cyber security.

Business Resources

  • presskit() - Rami Ismail's presskit template for game studios
  • toolkit() - Presskit, contract and media distribution tools from Vlambeer.
  • Games Conference Guide - A filterable list of game developers and games industry events, conferences, trade shows and summits worldwide.

Pitching to Publishers

  • Raw Fury's Developer Resources - an archive of helpful templates, including a publishing agreement, pitch deck template, mutual NDA and financial scenario planner.
  • Chucklefish's Pitching Guide - Practical advice on how best to approach publishers and an example pitch deck, from indie publisher Chucklefish.

Game Development Resources

  • Learn Unity - how to get started programming in one of the most popular game engines
  • GDC Vault - a library of videos from panels at the annual Game Developers Conference, with advice on game design and development
  • Free for Dev - a list of software "as a service" (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.) and other offerings with a focus towards infrastructure / ops, that have free tiers for developers
  • Game Maker's Toolkit - a youtube channel deep diving into game design, level design, and game production
  • Magic Tools - a long list of tools, resources, assets and software for game development


  • PitchYaGame - a Twitter initiative to help promote indie developers

Indie Dev Data Insights