Vampire Survivors: A Study of an Indie Phenomenon

Exploring and understanding the indie game that everyone’s talking about

Andrew Johnston
Published in
8 min readMar 2, 2022

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Every so often, a tiny video game absolutely explodes and everyone has a theory to explain why. If you’re lucky, you might be privileged to see this growth happen in real-time. That kind of thing is a minor thrill for someone who writes about independently…

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Andrew Johnston
SUPERJUMP

Writer of fiction, documentarian, currently stranded in Asia. Learn more at www.findthefabulist.com.