At just sixteen years old, Alex Winchell already had three years of web and game design under his belt. With that experience, he launched a game called Politics and War online in 2014. Now, with over seven years of experience, he has been managing his game, his digital marketing and web design company in Billings, Montana, and working on his MBA at the University of Montana.
In Alex’s word,
I created Politics and War when I was sixteen years old and in high school in 2014. I was completely self taught and have been managing and developing the game for the past 7 years or so. In 2019, I opened Yellowstone Digital Media to offer website development and digital marketing services to small businesses and nonprofits in and around Billings, Montana. All of this hard work definitely paid off.
Alex says that managing an online community with tens of thousands of players poses all sorts of challenges both in development of the game as…