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iconIndie Games Triple Postmortem – Black Ice, 6180 The Moon, The More…

In this unique GDC 2016 session, three teams of game developers (Sun Park, Young-Min Park, Aevee Bee, Christine Forbus…
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Indie Game Spotlight: Story Platformer Even the Ocean

Even the Ocean is a story platformer about Aliph, a power plant technician for Whiteforge City. After a routine…

Indie Game Spotlight: Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire

In Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire, you’ll travel to a world that has fallen into a dark age,…

Steam Makes More Changes To Review System, Angers Developers

Steam is making more big changes to how their review system works. From now on, users who have gotten…
We Happy Few

Is Early Access Fueling the Indiepocalypse or Fighting It?

Indiepocalypse: the belief that the recent flood of indie games released on Steam and mobile makes it more difficult for indie…
Paloma Dawkins

Paloma Dawkins Is Helping Keep Games Weird

Paloma Dawkins is a relative newcomer to the world of game development, but her dreamy visuals and unique approach…
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Innovative Narrative: The Triumphs and Missteps of Epistory – Typing Chronicles

When someone near me utters the phrase “typing game,” images of 90s era edutainment games flash before my eyes,…
Solstice

Indie Game Spotlight: Mystery Thriller Solstice Features Two People of Color as…

Solstice, developed by MoaCube, is a visual novel that is a mystery thriller set in a magnificent city in…
The Flame in the Flood

Indie Game Spotlight: The Flame in the Flood

The Flame in the Flood is a rogue-lite indie game set in post-societal America, and it was created by…

‘The Witness’ Has Made More Money in One Week Than Braid Did…

The Witness, an indie exploration puzzle game developed by Jonathan Blow, who developed Braid, has only been out for…

iconMitu Khandaker-Kokoris on Designing Games That Include Social Simulation

Social simulation is a powerful yet underappreciated game design tool. Although other aspects of game simulation have grown vastly…
The Beginner's Guide

What is a Game, Anyway?

What is a game? It’s a question I found myself asking as I sat down to play The Beginner’s…

Indie Game Spotlight: Embody a Daemon in ‘Qasir al-Wasat’

In Qasir al-Wasat: International Edition you take on the role of an invisible, lonesome daemon summoned from another world to…

Review: That Dragon, Cancer

Carolyn Petit reviews new indie game That Dragon, Cancer for Feminist Frequency. Grief is…normal. Losing people we love is…
Nina Freeman

Nina Freeman on Story, Game Development, and Cibele

Nina Freeman’s indie game Cibele is an autobiographical exploration of the experience of falling in love online—through a game.…
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Cibele

Review: Cibele

Cibele is a game about love, sex, and the internet. You play as a 19 year old girl who…
Top 5 Games of 2015

iconiamfallfromgrace’s Top 5 Games of 2015

Australian gamer iamfallfromgrace counts down her favorite games of 2015, which include an FPS, a horror game, an RPG, an action-adventure…

Why UnderTale Won the Internet

In a stunning upset, 2015’s UnderTale managed to beat out 127 established video game heavyweights like Mass Effect and…
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Indie Game Spotlight: Oxenfree

In Oxenfree, you play as Alex, a teenage girl who has brought her new stepbrother to an overnight party…

Indie Game Spotlight: Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star

The birds of St. PigeoNation’s Institute are back in Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star. Players will travel to new fantastic…

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