~ Mark Soderwall

Mark Soderwall, founder of Indie Game U, has been professionally creating & directing games at the AAA & Indie level for over 20+ years. Mark’s singular focus and industry mentorship leads you into steps for massive accomplishment & development success not taught in schools, tutorials or YouTube but through his experiences – No matter what stage of development or experience level you’re at! Serious development STEPS, best production PRACTICES and pro KEYS to keep you going and NOT quitting! Time to take your future seriously in realizing your unique dream of Indie success! This is why IndieGameU was created – for YOU!

Experienced Guidance That Will Propel You Forward. . .


Start With Where You Are, With What You Have

You don’t have thousands of dollars? GREAT! You can start your game right now! Mark gives you step by step guidance on how to start, sustain, and finish your development.

Professional Game Industry Techniques

Mark gives you insights and strategies that top game industry leaders use to keep focus, progress consistently in their developments, and release successful games.

Setting Yourself Up For The Win, Every Time

The Indie Dev journey is full of ups and downs. Mark provides keys to self-motivation tools that get games done, no matter what the opposition!

What Mark's Inner Circle members are saying

There is such a HUGE need for Mark’s type of mentorship and methodology empowerment in the industry!  Game companies don’t care what school you’ve attended; It’s what can you do, your level of skills, and how can you contribute to making great games. Mark does exactly this with Indie Game U. Mark builds and mentors individuals to achieve greatness in design, development and entrepreneurial-ism! 

Mark Bradshaw

Founder, Trilight Studios

I have learned so much – things I was never able to receive in my formal GAD schooling or even in work! What Mark instructs are from life experiences. Only Mark – who has been working in the game industry —  can tell me what problems I shall confront and give me the solutions so I can avoid hitting walls time and time again. I made my very first indie game through Mark’s mentorship and his helpful resources and networks. Now I have so much more confidence which is leading me into real success. I’m so glad for having this chance to learn from Mark and continuing to get support from him in my life’s pursuits!

Ezalb Poon


Mark is one of the most motivating and inspiring individuals that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He has a wealth of industry knowledge and experience, with some of the most impressive titles on his resume. However, his greatest talent is his enthusiasm and energy that he brings to the gaming industry. He is truly the best reminder as to why we as developers work tirelessly at our craft, because we love what we do. Let Mark show you how!

Bill Buckley

Senior Animator, Infinity Ward

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