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IG: Independent Games V 2.0 – PC

buy now $7.59 Independent Games 2.0 is the second annual compilation of innovative games from the Independent Games Festival, the Sundance of the game world! With 21 games, all created by independent development studios, this is a fresh compilation for all types of gamers Here are a few of the games you’ll enjoy on this product: Morning’s Wrath Ocular Ink …

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Opinion: Sig: Manual of the Primes shines at GenCon

The line between homage and rip-off is perilously thin, and in an industry where fandom often drives creativity it can be a challenge to resist the urge to merely pantomime your favorite properties when trying to create original works. My first impression of Canadian developer Jason Pitre’s Sig: Manual of the Primes was that this setting sounds quite a lot …

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Video: Will Wright’s classic 2001 keynote on game design inspirations

In 2001, game design luminary Will Wright (SimCity, The Sims, Spore) took the stage at GDC to give a keynote presentation aimed at inspiring his fellow game designers by sharing the work of design professionals outside of games. “You can’t wait for inspiration; you have to go after it with a club,” said Wright, reciting a famous quote from author Jack London. “Really …

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Clickr [Online Game Code]

buy now $4.99 Click, turn and match four blocks! Enjoy smart and speedy puzzle action! Clickr is the next generation puzzle game developed by Ntreev Soft, the studio behind Pangya & Trickster. The game competed in the 2010 Independent Games Festival and was selected as ‘Top 10 Break Out Indie Games of 2010’ by DIYGamer. System Requirements: Supported OS: Windows …

Anthem Of Roses – A Stealth Game Of Finding Your Sister In A War-Torn City

Anthem of Roses‘s protagonist is only a child, but that won’t stop them from tracking down their missing sister, sneaking around armed guards and danger in order to help bring her to safety and get them both out of the ruins of their home town. Anthem of Roses offers a bleak world for the child hero to explore, working through …

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Prioritizing accessibility made Way of the Passive Fist much better

“As a creator, I of course want everyone to experience what I create. For any game that I develop I want as many people to play it as possible. Some will enjoy it, some less so, but it is important that as many as possible be able to.” Way of the Passive Fist is an arcade brawler that takes players to …

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Opinion: Cultural junk food gets less respect when it’s girly

Intellectual junk food is an important part of your media diet. Perhaps most especially in these times, it matters to have access to media that allows you to switch off in a certain way–so long as one doesn’t turn it into a permanent IV drip at least. And yet not all junk food is created (or at least regarded) equally. …

The Surrounding Darkness Hides Dangers In Roguelike Shooter Black Mist

Black Mist puts players inside a claustrophobic darkness, with shadows creeping in close. They can light their way and unveil the dangers lurking in the shadows using a shot from their gun, but each bullet draws from the same power as their life force, costing health with each blast. This makes every decision to shoot a tense affair, but with …

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Among Ripples [Download]

buy now $0.00 In Among Ripples you are presented to a soothing and meditative experience where you can experiment at your leisure. As the caretaker of a small pond you decide which creatures should be introduced into the ecosystem, and what species will thrive. Study the creatures you introduce and learn more about them in order to shape a pond …