Nicolae Berbece – “You should start with a black square on a white background that moves around.”

Nicolae Berbece in 2012 found Those Awesome Guys which is a small independent video game studio formed out of people from around the world with the purpose of, you guessed it, creating awesome games. He works on the design, art, and management for their game, Move or Die.

We discuss:

  • How to manage a team that’s across the globe
  • Not overshooting a project
  • Milestones act as motivation
  • Scary thought of being homeless if the game didn’t succeed
  • Reasons for hiring people and deciding their pay
  • And much more…


  • Game Move or Die
  • Twitter: @xelubest
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Facebook
  • Website: ThoseAwesomeGuys


  • Discord
  • Dropbox
  • Extra Credits
  • Game Jams
  • Git Hub
  • Google Docs
  • Indie Game The Movie
  • Game Engine: Love2D
  • Newgrounds forum
  • Game Dev Reddit
  • Slack
  • Trello
  • Unity
  • Unreal Engine
  • Upwork

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