How Donut County survived the Clone Wars

What happens when another game steals your pitch? Donut County developer Ben Esposito faced this question back in June, when a friend showed him a familiar-looking mobile game: ‘Hole.io’. The problem was, Donut County was still months from release, while this clone had seemingly replicated the central mechanic – in which your ever-burgeoning hole (cheeky) attempts to consume larger buildings to grow – and was already climbing on the App Store.

Read the story at indiehub.co.

HTML5 Game Developer, Enclave Games indie studio founder, js13kGames competition creator and Gamedev.js Weekly newsletter publisher. Mozilla Tech Speaker, Gamedev.js community firestarter. Organizes meetups / workshops / hackathons in Poland, passionate about new, Open Web technologies, excited about WebXR and PWAs. Likes eating sushi and playing Neuroshima Hex.

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