Game Oven closed down April 2015.

After three-and-a-half years of making weirdly unique social games like Fingle and Bounden, Game Oven closed doors in April 2015. Adriaan, one of Game Oven's founders, wrote an article to look at Game Oven’s closure, studio costs, game sales and other incomes, and the role of community to their business. Read more about Game Oven's closure here.
 

 

Jelly Reef

Bounden

Fingle

Bam fu

 

Our games are still supported by Game Oven's founders @AdriaandeJongh and @furiouspixels.

 

Articles on Fingle

 

The process of Fingle’s visual style

written by Adriaan on July 13th, 2013 - #Development #Fingle

In our Fingle development post-mortem a while ago, we discussed our troubles finding the right visual style for Fingle. We just found a couple long-lost images and pictures of concepts for the visual style – but by far not all of them – and decided to show you some of them!

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Fingle marketing effort and numbers

written by Adriaan on May 20th, 2013 - #Fingle #Game Oven

This article gives you insight in our marketing effort and sales from our debut iPad-only game Fingle. Before Fingle was released on January 12th in 2012, a few independent developers had shared their revenue numbers from which we made a rough estimation where to direct our effort into. Before we hit the ‘busy’ trap with releasing Bam fu, we would like to share our number with you so that you can make your estimates as well.

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Post-mortem: Fingle

written by Adriaan on May 13th, 2013 - #Development #Fingle

In this post-mortem, originally posted on Gamasutra, we talk about how our first commercial iPad game Fingle came to be this awkward and why it is already used as a classroom example all over the world as a game that goes beyond the screen.

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