We are so glad you found your way here. Weird Ghosts is a social impact fund for indie video game developers in Canada. We work with indies to define, measure, and communicate the impact of their work, providing grants and investment along the way.

We are happy to share the knowledge we’ve built over the last few years about tools and techniques for becoming an impactful game studio. We hope you find this information useful, and we’d love to hear from you if you have any questions or feedback!

Here’s what you’ll find in this section:

Collective Studio Development

A guide to aspects of building a worker-centric, collaborative studio. We cover topics like values and goals, decision-making and measurement, conflict resolution and telling your story. Read on…

Business Structures for Impact

An overview of the different structures available to Canadian businesses – from corporation to cooperative – and how to choose the right one for your impactful studio. Read on…

Business Planning for Impact

A step-by-step guide to creating a business plan for your impact-oriented studio. We provide a starting point if you have never created a business plan or have already written one and need to reframe it for your intended social impact. We break it down into what, why, and exactly how. Read on…