Just a week after launching Blockadillo, Michael Olp (programmer of Blockadillo) and myself set out to hit up Amsterdam for Casual Connect. As always it's been great running into old friends and making new ones as well as exchanging ideas and discussing some of the challenges that the indie scene is facing. Most of which, in my humble opinion, would be solved by stopping to use the term "indie".
The focus on sound in the "indie" scene is still lacking from my point of view and I'm hoping I was able to clear up a few misconceptions while talking to folks but lots of work is needed there, which is why I was very happy to see Audiokinetic making the rounds as well and letting people know that using a top-notch audio engine is not something reserved for big budget.
Here are a few impressions from the show: