Blake Burns

COO and co-owner, BlankMediaGames

Blake Burns is a young entrepreneur, game programmer, designer and producer. He started his career in games in 2012 at KingsIsle Entertainment where he worked on AAA kid-friendly MMO games including Wizard101 and Pirate101. In 2014, he co-founded an indie studio, BlankMediaGames LLC, with his best friend Josh Brittain where he holds the positions of Chief Creative Officer and Chief Operating Officer. BlankMediaGames successfully crowdfunded a online multiplayer murder mystery game called Town of Salem. Town of Salem has become one of the fastest growing indie games with over 300,000 monthly active users and over 2,000,000 registrations.

My Sessions

Building a New Audience – A How-To Guide

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One of the hardest tasks in making a new game (without an existing intellectual property) is finding and building a new audience from scratch for it. It’s even more challenging when you don’t have lots of extra money to help build that audience. Almost every independent and many established game makers face this problem when […]

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