How Pixelscopic Dumped The Game Design Doc Process

Maintaining a massive game design document is one of the more tedious and least rewarding tasks in game making. In a recent blog post, Ryan Baker of PIxelscopic (DELVER’S DROP) details how his team shed documentation oppression in favor of programmer friendly spreadsheets v...

Changing Flashlight Intensity To Enhance Gameplay

Having the light slowly dim or dissipate over time adds an extra element of stress to any horror based game, so here's an excellent little piece of C# code (and the formula) for adjusting flashlight intensity based upon energy left in the battery.

Indie Royale “Debut Bundle 10” Now Available

The Debut Bundle 10 hits the web today with several excellent indies wrapped up in a nice little bow, not to mention one excellent album if you’re willing to drop just $6. For those looking to ease their Flappy Bird withdrawal, you’ll be happy to know Vetra Games̵...

Starbound Patch Notes: Enraged Koala Brings (mild) Issues

A new patch made its way to Starbound yesterday, and is going by the name “Enraged Koala“. The patch came out in two waves, adding in some Valentine’s Day Seasonal item, a new microphone instrument, and a host of other small issues. Unfortunately, there have bee...

Darkest Dungeon Livestreams a Mystery Class

Tonight,Chris Bourassa, the Creative Director of Darkest Dungeon, will be live streaming the creation of a new Character Class Wallpaper. This will be the first hint of a new class, yet unrevealed to the community. Tune in TONIGHT at 6pm PST / 9pm EST for an art LiveStream on the...

Boston FIG 2014 set for September 13

The Boston Festival of Indie Games, or FIG, has set the date for it’s 2014 event. The 2014 Boston FIG will be held September 13, at the Johnson Athletic Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Boston FIG covers everything independent and gaming, be it video...

The Beauty of The Banner Saga

When I sat down to write about The Banner Saga, there was one thing I knew I needed to point out. More than the fact that the game is a perfect example of when Kickstarter Projects work, more than the fact that it is a superb tactical RPG, the game is gorgeous in nearly every way...

Steam: BeatBlasters III

[youtube url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxG1mj_NQAI” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″ showinfo=”0″] Chainawesome Games is well on the way to their first Steam release with BeatBlasters III launching Friday, February 21st. Available for Mac...

Dead State

Dead State is a compelling, high-tension survival RPG set at the beginning of the zombie apocalypse. As society is beginning to fall apart, the player must organize a scant handful of allies, working on fortifying a shelter, scouting for food and supplies, making uncertain allian...

Cube And Star

“Spread color. Spread joy. Thrill to the emergence of strange new creatures. And burn them all to ashes.” Cube and Star: An Arbitrary Love is a game about the joy of exploration – the joy of… aimless but mindful wandering.

Girls Like Robots

Their faces are the playing pieces. The rules are their emotions! Ridiculously charming puzzles, wrapped around an epic tale of love and danger, topped off with an authentic old-time stringband soundtrack! The goal is to put every one next to their friends. But you can’t pl...

Darkest Dungeon Funded in Under 24 Hours

Apparently, the world wanted some Lovecraftian horror in their lives. Darkest Dungeon, Red Hook's Dungeon crawling RPG i mentioned yesterday, met their funding goal of $75,000 in under 24 hours. At time of writing, they've raised just over $100,000.

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