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Renee Gittins’ Potions: A Curious Tale debuts soon after nearly 10-year gestation

Renee Gittins’ Potions: A Curious Tale debuts soon after nearly 10-year gestation

[ad_1] Are you looking to showcase your brand in front of the gaming industry’s top leaders? Learn more about GamesBeat Summit sponsorship opportunities here.  Potions: A Curious Tale is debuting on March 7 on Steam after nearly 10 years of development work by indie game developer Renee Gittins and her team at Stumbling Cat. It’s a passion project if there ever was one, as Gittins had plenty of other work during that time. She is the former executive director of the International Game Developers Association and former general manager of Phoenix Labs, maker of Fae Farm. I met Gittins back in 2016 at the Dice Summit, the elite game industry conference where she was a Dice scholar. She told me about the game and said she was working on it with five other people at her studio. Over time, more than 19 people contributed to the project, including her significant other Zak Whaley. The title is a 2D adventure and crafting game where wit is your greatest weapon and combat is not always the answer. …