Factsheet

Developer: 
Monstronauts
Based in Quezon City, Philippines

Founding Date:
August 1, 2015

Website:
monstronauts.com

Press / Business Contact:
allen@monstronauts.com

Social:
twitter.com/MonstronautsInc
facebook.com/monstronauts

Releases:
Potion Punch

Address:
4th Floor, AA Building
37 Scout Borromeo Street
South Triangle, Quezon City
Metro Manila 1103
Philippines

Phone:
+63 (2) 475 8110

Description

Monstronauts is a self-funded indie game development studio made up of ten people — a team of FUN-loving developers and designers from the Philippines. 

Established in 2015 by Allen Tan, the studio aims to create world-class original games for the desktop, web, and mobile platforms. Their tagline "Welcome to Fun" promises to deliver fun games for everyone, and coincides with the country's tourism campaign "It's More Fun In The Philippines" that begain in 2012.

History

Early History

The history of Monstronauts is filled with challenges and successes. Back in 2010, Allen left his corporate job and started on a journey to create his own game development studio. He successfully bootstrapped one by 2013 but sadly, things didn't turn out as expected.

As a start-up, the studio naturally provided consulting services for mobile and web applications while quietly working on its own IP — a mobile match-3 game entitled Face Mountain. The team grew over a span of 2 years until a key turning point in 2015. They were 14 people strong by then.

A difference in vision, among other things, caused the team to splinter into two. After a convoluted resolution, the services arm moved out but retained the original studio name, while the IP arm that worked on Face Mountain stayed and formed Monstronauts.

With a fresh start and plenty of lessons learned, the team rebooted and went on a brand spanking new adventure as an indie game development studio.

Fun Fact

The Monstronauts moniker was originally intended to be used as a game title.

Projects


Images

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Selected Articles

  • "7 Pinoy Game Developers at Tokyo Game Show 2016"
    - Sky Gavin, When in Manila
  • "Filipino game developers showcase titles at Tokyo Game Show 2016"
    - Michaela Nadine Pacis, Rappler
  • "Pinoy indie game developers wow audiences at Tokyo Game Show 2016"
    - Michael Logarta, GMA News Online
  • "Filipino indie games turn heads in Singapore"
    Khail Santia, Tech in Asia
  • "Alates To A Flame: Casual Connect Asia 2016"
    Khail Santia, Gamesauce
  • "Allen Tan Brings White Widget Up By The Bootstraps | Casual Connect Video"
    - Steve Kent, Gamesauce

Allen Tan on Twitter
Personal twitter for Allen Tan (@abgtan) available at twitter.com.



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