Stage of Development: Indie City (series)
They are young and hopeful, but also polished and poised. Oddly practical. Totally Midwestern. Building an indie community the Chicago Way, by making new shit. We spent a month with Chicago’s indies. This series is about their passions, their drive, and their lives. Why making games is the only thing they can imagine doing, even in the face of failure. Featuring Young Horses (Octodad), The Men Who Wear Many Hats (Organ Trail), William Chyr (Manifold Garden), Trinket Studios (Battle Chef Brigade, Culture Shock Games (We Are Chicago), Chris Wade (Sausage Sports Club), Greg Wohlwend (Tumbleseed), Josh Tsui (Robomodo), DePaul University, Bit Bash, and more. Produced and directed by Russ Pitts, creator of's "Human Angle" and the author of "How Video Games Are Made"; "Eagle Semen"; and "Sex, Drugs & Cartoon Violence".