Why do Western Indie Developers constantly take the wrong lessons from Japanese games?

Yesterday, I took the time to watch this Youtube video, and it reminded me of a problem I kept noticing among Western Indie Developers. Also, I want to be clear that I am not trying to suggest Japanese indie development is any better, we all know of notorious Kickstarter campaigns like Mighty Number 9, but … Continue reading Why do Western Indie Developers constantly take the wrong lessons from Japanese games?