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Indie Dev Life

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In ‘A Dark Room’

Someone on social media recommended A Dark Room, which sounded great, but I promptly forgot about it. So, thank you, whichever friend suggested this! I love text-based adventures, probably because I can never decide if I like reading books or playing games more. Doublespeak … Continue reading

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See Ya, Space Cowgirls: Til Cows Tear Us Apart

I’ve been playing tons of browser games to review for my students, which means spending a lot of time on sites like Kongregate. I keep getting Til Cows Tear Us Apart in my recommended games, which is probably because a … Continue reading

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With Those We Love Alive

This is a screenshot, of sorts, from Porpentine’s With Those We Love Alive.  I discovered this game through friends on social media sharing photos of their own symbols. I immediately wanted to play it, but put it off until I … Continue reading

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No Pineapple Left Behind

Seth Alter, from Subaltern Games, has a released a trailer for upcoming indie No Pineapple Left Behind, a single-player PC game around education reform. (Seth’s the  developer of serious strategy game Neocolonialism and was also kind enough to do an … Continue reading

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No Way Out of ‘Depression Quest’

I’ve decided to share a post I wrote for IGM last year about text-based Depression Quest. There’s an ongoing conversation about depression and suicide, and talking about games is also how I like to talk about feelings. Depression Quest is … Continue reading

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Free Free Free To Play, Pay Pay Pay To Win

Indie studio Elevate Fun’s new free-to-play iOS Game, FFFFF2P, is Free Free Free Free Free To Play. Like most free-to-play games, you can, of course, pay to win. Free Free Free Free Free To Play smartly satirizes the usual free-to-play … Continue reading

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Grab It Magazine

I have a new piece in Grab It Magazine talking with Nate about his amazing work in game audio. (He has more to say about sound design than I do.) Grab It is a new iPad magazine focusing on indie … Continue reading

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Indie Games Blog Carnival

I would just love it if you’d submit indie game pieces and encourage friends to submit! This includes reviews written for magazines, communities or personal blogs, as well as essays on indie games, thoughtful dev blog pieces, and related creative writing. You can also submit indie games, too. Continue reading

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I’m (Not) Sorry: Thanks, Indie Game Magazine

I’m Sorry: The Rise And Fall Of The Indie Game Magazine is written by Mike Gnade, the founder, former owner and former E-I-C of Indie Game Mag,  and posted by Chris Priestman, another IGM alum, over at Indie Statik. This … Continue reading

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