So you want people to wishlist your game

If you’re a smaller-scale indie dev, “the algorithm” can be very important to your game’s success.

The Signal State made it to the ‘Popular Upcoming’ list on Steam’s frontpage (don’t ask me how), and this is what our daily wishlist graph looks like now:

For comparison, the first spike was from the playable demo during Steam Next Fest.(this is a linear scale graph)