Flush with cash, Justin Ma and Matt Davis struggle to reconcile growing expectations for FTL with their vision for the game.
With their bank accounts dwindling, Justin Ma and Matt Davis cross their fingers and subject FTL to the ultimate trial by fire: a public play test and a Kickstarter campaign to raise the money they need to finish development.
Justin Ma and Matthew Davis agreed on the name of their game almost immediately upon cutting ties with the big-budget games industry and striking out on their own. Everything else was still up in the air.
Justin Ma and Matt Davis leave their jobs at 2K Games and try to make it on their own as indie developers.