Monthly Archives: January 2012

Not Indie Time: From Dust

The next game on my list, From Dust, is not an indie game. It is published by Ubisoft, one of the largest game publishers. But it is made by Eric Chahi, the same man who made the striking Another World, … Continue reading

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Indie Time: VVVVVV

The next indie game on my list is VVVVVV, even though I’ve played it already. But it has since been updated to v2.0, including a bunch of bonus levels made by various other indie game developers, so I decided it … Continue reading

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Indie Time: Rock of Ages

The next indie game on my list is Rock of Ages, by ACE Team. They’re the Chilean studio who made the bizarre first-person brawler Zeno Clash, which I can wholeheartedly recommend. Rock of Ages is a bit different though. It’s … Continue reading

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Roguelike-like: Spelunky

If you are unfamiliar with roguelikes, consider reading my roguelike introduction. Spelunky is one of the best examples of games that successfully translate roguelike design elements into a different genre. In Spelunky’s case, this genre is the 2-D platformer. I … Continue reading

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Indie Time: Trine

With the recent release of Trine 2, I figured it was time to play the original, which I’d been meaning to get to for some time. It’s made by the Finnish studio Frozenbyte, known for their excellent top-down shooter Shadowgrounds, … Continue reading

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Master of the Wind Is Finished

While looking for a game to play over vacation, when I’m away from my main PC, I decided to check in on Master of the Wind, and found that it’s now finished. The seventh and final arc is complete and … Continue reading

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