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Seven Ways to Succeed in Independent Game Development: The Introversion Formula

Uplink, Introversion’s first title, puts players in the role of a computer hacker.

Uplink earned Introversion some attention from the press and established a small but loyal fan base.

Darwinia, Introversion's award-winning 2005 PC game.

Darwinia, Introversion’s award-winning 2005 PC game.

Darwinia takes place in a virtual world that's been infected by a computer virus.

Darwinia takes place in a virtual world that’s been infected by a computer virus.

Not long after Introversion released Darwinia, the company signed a deal with Valve to sell the game on Steam.

Not long after Introversion released Darwinia, the company signed a deal with Valve to sell the game on Steam.

Darwinia won three IGF awards in 2006, including the Seumas McNally Grand Prize.

Darwinia won three IGF awards in 2006, including the Seumas McNally Grand Prize.

DEFCON, Introversion's follow-up to Darwinia.

DEFCON, Introversion’s follow-up to Darwinia.

DEFCON, which simulates a global nuclear war, was inspired by the movie "WarGames."

DEFCON, which simulates a global nuclear war, was inspired by the movie "WarGames."

Introversion has announced that DEFCON will be available for both Mac and Linux in the near future.

Introversion has announced that DEFCON will be available for both Mac and Linux in the near future.

Will Introversion move into the console space? Will DEFCON and Darwinia be avaliable on Xbox Live Arcade? Stay tuned.

Will Introversion move into the console space ? Will DEFCON and Darwinia be avaliable on Xbox Live Arcade ? Stay tuned.