Side Hustle: How to Make Games After Work Hours

Have you ever wanted to make games but life is getting in the way? With the right tools and mindset, you can profit from making games during the hours left over in your day. In this panel, we’ll address many of the common struggles like time management, emotional stress, daily routines, passion, motivation, finding resources, building a support network, and funding. You’ll also hear personal stories from both digital and tabletop game creators who are currently living this side hustle lifestyle.


Olin Olmstead [Lead Designer, Lit A.F. Games], Trevor Harron [Lead Designer, Blue Heron Entertainment], Emma Larkins [Board Game Designer, Emma Larkins], Nicole Jekich [Game Designer, WhiskeyGinger]