I know that I’m a bit late here but essentially, I didn’t know if that change was really that important for the blog to the point that it warrants a blog post… until yesterday’s review. Yesterday, I review a title called Elden: Path of the Forgotten that is published by Neon Doctrine who were formerly known as Another Indie. At that point, I noticed that in the little info section that I add to blog posts, I had to enter Neon Doctrine instead of Another Indie since they don’t go by AI anymore. This may be confusing to readers who may not know about the change, so I decided to add the “formerly known as Another Indie” section there as well and tag the post with both Another Indie and Neon Doctrine… but this results in an issue since I’ll either have to label future titles published by ND/AI as “ND fka AI” (obviously spelt out but I’m lazy right now)… or I just go by Neon Doctrine, which is the best choice properly… but at the same time, previous titles published by Another Indie are still labelled as Another Indie and essentially, I decided to just go with Neon Doctrine from now on, have this post here in place to explain the change, and I’ll update previous reviews with the Another Indie tag to also reflect the change.
But yeah, Neon Doctrine is the new branding of AI and it reflects the darker nature of the many titles published by Another Indie a lot better than their previous name. I mean, from Elden to Vigil to Yuppie Psycho there have been a lot of darker titles. There are also other titles that I haven’t covered yet that are a bit dark in nature but they said that they’ll still publish other Indie titles… this branding right now just reflects a lot better on this darker vibe that a lot of their games have had in the past…
And it’s cool! They even added this interesting trailer over here that is quite well-made and enjoyable.
And honestly, while I liked the previous name of the publisher, I’m all for this change as it’s lovely. The new colours and the new logo are amazing as well and they did put a lot of thought into this.
So, to sum it all up:
- Another Indie embraces their darker nature and becomes Neon Doctrine!
- Past posts will be updated to be tagged and labelled as published by “Neon Doctrine”.
- The “Another Indie” tag will still be there for those posts.
- Future posts will be labelled as published by “Neon Doctrine (fka Another Indie)” or just “Neon Doctrine”.
- Future posts will not be tagged with Another Indie and will just be tagged with Neon Doctrine (unless I forget about this).
- May the Fourth be with you!
- Vlad is a cutie but don’t tell him.
I just figured I should post about this small change on the blog and explain my thought process and procedure. If you have any other/better suggestions, let me know in the comments and I’ll make sure to reply! Hope you enjoyed this post! Stay hydrated and safe!