are there any successful indie engine devs other than carmack, pixel and that jew notch?
the guys that made dustforce
what did he make?
notch did make the engine. he used java like the massive faggot kike he is but he did do it himself
the guy that made roller coaster tycoon in fucking x86 ASM
engine deving is usually reserved for smart, dedicated people
Hotline Miami with its sequel.
What of it?
there is a difference between a general purpose commercial engine and the engine you make specifically for a game
carmack and co started without publishers so it does count as independent