Learning from Mistakes: The Moon Hunters Launch

Kitfox Games
Jul 2, 2018 · 12 min read

The Setup

Oh look, there’s Spring 2015.
This was actually a bit later in the timeline, at the Canadian Video Game Awards, but just imagine this feeling of pre-launch cockiness and certainty.

The Launch Moment

Consequences of Launching “Early”

The Shrouded Isle’s launch week was thick-tailed.
Moon Hunters launch week was… slender.
Thanks, PBS. You can watch the full episode of “Qulture” here. They were actually very kind.

Bad Omens


The Recovery

Aside: Failure is Process

Launch day was only the beginning.

Preventative Measures

Kitfox Games

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Games with dangerous, intriguing worlds to explore. Currently making Boyfriend Dungeon. Previously made Moon Hunters and The Shrouded Isle • kitfoxgames.com

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