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Share and find tips for using itch.io. This board is for smaller pieces of information or frequently asked questions. As always, you can find our full documentation on our docs section.

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This board is not for asking questions or getting support, but for sharing solutions to problems you have solved and wish to tell others about.

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This post will guide you through packaging your Unity game on Windows for a smooth upload and download experience for yo...
started by leafo Nov 02, 2023
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If you’ve ever tried to upload a larger game to itch.io, you may have noticed that we have a default file size limit...
started by leafo May 28, 2023
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You may have seen some of the larger bundles that itch.io has hosted where we have an open submission period for partici...
started by leafo May 23, 2023
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You can embed YouTube and Vimeo videos directly into your comments and posts on itch.io. In order to do this, just paste...
started by leafo Aug 25, 2016
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As the title says: reports can't be answered, so you can't get answers that way. If a moderator locked your topic and yo...
started by No Time To Play 15 days ago
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Spent the week moving all my stuff from Gumroad, and thought this would be helpful to anyone else doing the same thing a...
started by Abbie Gonzalez 25 days ago
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I am serious. The amount of fake projects is scandalous. I am talking about indexed projects that are unchallenged for m...
started by redonihunter 61 days ago
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Hello Everyone! I've noticed some confusion around taxes, fees, and earnings on Itch.io, so I wanted to share some insig...
started by GreenNontr 27 days ago
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Distributionpromoting
whys and help on promoting your game
started by Strain studios 95 days ago
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AccountsWish list?
I was just thinking that it's a shame that itch.io doesn't have a wish list for people that are friends to purchase game...
started by Lunar001 Nov 27, 2023
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So for a long time now I am trying to sell of my game: https://uniprimesoftware.itch.io/universe-prime I have no idea wh...
started by Uniprime Software Oct 25, 2023
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When should I repost my help wanted post? Should I leave it where it is or post it again? If I don't repost it is there...
started by AceSilverFang Oct 05, 2023
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Hi guys! what type of Game Assets are you looking for when you are doing your game and need some art? What type of asset...
started by Narehop Aug 27, 2023
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Itch has an option to set metadata for your projects (games, assets don't matter what) but it is almost hidden. Sometime...
started by dustdfg Jun 15, 2023
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share your experience itch.io
started by tersoo34 Apr 27, 2023
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Is there a way to re promote your game to get more eyes on it for testing? Maybe a way to pay for advertisement placemen...
started by BlumeGameStudio Feb 27, 2023
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hello, my game will be on steam on December 8, I shared it on itch.io. There are featured games on itch.io, what should...
started by Demir Yapım Dec 02, 2022
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Hello, i have a bit of a problem and that's that I don't know how to promote my game or maybe I'm doing it wrong. I list...
started by gernermale Oct 31, 2022
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I'm wondering how I should go about selling my game. On one hand, I wanna make money, on the other hand though, no one w...
started by CornPop Games Oct 13, 2022
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Hello I want to replace the game title by an image, but I don't know how to do that. I want something similar to Shovel...
started by ichoca Oct 10, 2022
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I intend to start making itch games and i'd like to know the best way to set up my profile
started by Fudgecrumb Sep 22, 2022
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Where can I find the syntax to search for exact post tags like LFG , Jam , LFS , LFP etc.: Syntax should be displayed wh...
started by amusei123 Jul 10, 2022
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When I was new to Itch.io I really didn't know where to start of as a game developer so it took me a lot of time to unde...
started by GG - Good Games Jul 07, 2022
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All you need to do is switch to HTML mode, then add a <details> tag with another <summary> tag to say what it's about an...
started by ImNotJahan Jun 04, 2022
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