Tag Archives: indie

On Bernband

I see people walking toward me, but they’re not really people, just strange aliens that don’t quite cohere into any particular shape when I get close. That’s what marks Bernband: nothing makes any more sense as you get closer to it. … Continue reading

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On Temper

Temper is a game about having a demon inside of you that gets out whether you want it to or not. The only thing you can do is preempt it. You know it is coming. You belch it out. If you … Continue reading

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Raphael Sfeir’s “Other Side”

Other Side starts with two beings floating away from the player character, and after they’ve ascended, the player walks until she finds a set of stones. The stones light up, deliver tones, but very little else. The player wanders until she … Continue reading

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Indie and AAA and a Complex Relationship

I have some feelings about a recent sentiment expressed by Patrick Lindsay on twitter. He told me that I could quote him here, so I’m going to for brevity’s sake: AAA is the process of trying to say something to … Continue reading

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Room of 1000 Snakes

Go here and play Room of 1000 Snakes.  Play it with headphones on. It is the best game I have played in a very long time. When the snakes appeared I just started laughing uncontrollably. Ben Esposito and Yuliy made this.

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