Category Archives: PC/Mac

Monster Garden Trailer & Release Date (Feb. 8th, 2018)

It’s been almost two years since I started, but I’m putting the finishing touches on Monster Garden now and planning to release it on itch.io and Steam on February 8th next year. I made a new new trailer to celebrate: … Continue reading

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Monster Garden On Steam Greenlight and itch.io

Monster Garden, my exploration game about monster love, is on Steam Greenlight! You can play the demo on itch.io, here,¬†or watch the trailer below: Befriend strange monsters as you explore the surreal magic of the monster garden and discover its … Continue reading

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Games Need More Monster Love

“At its core, monster love is about treating the unknown with curiosity and respect instead of the desire to destroy it in the name of protecting what’s familiar.” Continue reading

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Five Fantastic Unknown RPGs

If you like underrated, flawed-yet-classic, diamond-in-the-rough, hidden treasure RPGS then I’ve got some sweet, sweet news for you. I’m always scouring the playfield for imaginative and inventive gems, and these are a few you should know about. 1. Magic PenGel … Continue reading

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Banner Saga and More On Leveling

Thanks to a suggestion in response to the last post, I bought and played Banner Saga, and it was a blast. It lets you lose battles and still keep playing, so each battle is able to be a real toss-up. … Continue reading

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Chrysanthemum. Mac, 1993.

This is a quick post to highlight a little known Mac game from 1993 by Ryan Koopmans called “Chrysanthemum.” It can still be played online thanks to Online Alchemy, here. Worldview: Meticulous, meditative spatial management Theme: Flower-arranging Most puzzle games … Continue reading

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Indiecade Games on Kickstarter

Some of the cool games I found at Indiecade are/were running on Kickstarter! Wish I’d gotten a chance to post about Katacomb Kids before it reached its deadline, but looks like they didn’t need my help: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fourbitfriday/catacomb-kids-a-very-roguelike-platformer Looking forward to … Continue reading

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