Never Draw Attention to Yourself if You’re a Crook: A Brief Information Dump About XO Games, survive the island, & Low Effort Scamming

A story of monetizing someone else’s work, leaving fake reviews to prop your game up, weaponized negative reviews against critics, and general douchebaggery by a fellow Hoosier developer.

Here we go again. Steam is flooded with “fake games”: asset flips, low effort and stitched together asset-reliant projects, course project samples uploaded with no or only minimal modifications, etc. Survive the Island is…

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Aun Collective

Aun Collective

We are a game preservationist, archivist, design and writing collective, focusing on multiplayer and massively multiplayer games. Also music preservation!