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I first learned about the indie video game Minecraft when Paypal froze the developers account with 600,000 Euros in it. The game, a kind of retro low res but addicting game has since gone on to sell over 500,000 copies. Doing a quick calculation at the current price of 9.95 Euros, that about $7.5 million dollars in revenue.
This indie game phenomenon — Marcus “Notch” Persson isn’t the only indie game developer, just the most successful — reminds me a little bit of the indie movie world. There’s