Why is selling good games so hard? Book of Demons Early Access launch postmortem.

It seems like it was yesterday, but it’s actually been two months since we launched Book of Demons on Steam Early Access. Although most of our team at Thing Trunk has vast experience in game dev, this was the first Early Access launch for all of us. So how did it go and did we learn anything? Read on to learn all the pretty and all the ugly details […]

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Book of Demons is Live on Steam + Early Access Roadmap

Great news, everyone! After many years of turbulent development, Book of Demons is now live on Steam in the Early Access program! Grab the game here, or watch the release trailer below to see what you will be missing:

This marks a new beginning for us, as starting from now we will be in constant communication with our community. This is why we’d like to present a short roadmap for Book of Demons Early Access […]

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Return 2 Games Manifesto

As you probably already know, Book of Demons is the first part of a much larger project – the Return 2 Games series. A set of seven unique games, with every title being a tribute to a single hit game from the 90’s.

It’s not easy for us to explain the whole spectrum of emotions that, over the years, have built inside us and later became the foundation for R2G. So, we’ve decided to present it in a different way – an animated manifesto. Hopefully, it will shed some light on the topic and you will find our motivation interesting and insightful. Our team has a long history making various games, and the project we are now working on is a culmination of our experiences and our passion. We also want to make a promise about how awesome the whole R2G series will be.

If you are interested, Joshua Vanderwall from The Escapist Magazine wrote a little piece about it. You can read it here.

So sit back comfortably and either watch a video version of the Return 2 Games Manifesto above or read the text-only version below […]

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Book of Demons Sneak-Peek Details

Although Book of Demons is still in development, people who are anxious to see our game in action will soon have an opportunity to check it out. In just 4 days, the game will be live on Steam in the Early Access program. So if you don’t want to miss the launch, be sure to add Book of Demons to your wishlist. Additionally, on the same day, we will be starting a small exclusive preview for the members of our own Sneak-Peek program.

If for any reason, you don’t want to jump on the Steam Early Access bandwagon, joining the Sneak-Peek program might be a good idea. Here are the main differences between Sneak-Peek and Early Access[…]

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