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Adventure Games

This Frog Detective Game is Great Small-Scale Comedy

'The Haunted Island: A Frog Detective Game' is sweet, funny, and frustration-free.
Danielle Riendeau
11.28.18
Postscript

Can a Video Game Make You Belatedly Appreciate Brutalism?

'Fugue In Void' is a hard-edged game about Brutalism and inescapable architectural detail.
Cameron Kunzelman
7.27.18
HORROR

'Paratopic' Turned My Nightmares into a PS1-Era Horror Game

'Paratopic' is an indie horror game that looks like it came out on a corrupted (or maybe possessed) Playstation 1.
Danielle Riendeau
4.5.18
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Celebrating Five Years of Indie Games on Itch.io

A few of my favorite games from Itch.io, the five-year-old indie platform.
Danielle Riendeau
3.5.18
open thread

Damn, I Really Like Pressing Buttons In Video Games

There’s a certain satisfaction in games that are all about turning knobs and hitting buttons. Not on a controller, on a screen.
Danielle Riendeau
2.13.18
Independent Games

A Game That Uses PS1 Visuals to Tell a Story About Asian American Identity

'All Our Asias' is an expressive game about memory, identity, and the power of intelligent abstraction.
Danielle Riendeau
2.9.18
free play

In This Cold, Your Only Hope Is Staying Close to the Fire

'A Very Warm Fire' speaks directly to the real-life survival instincts during the bomb cyclone.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.8.18
free play

This Planet Wants You To Improve It, but It Won't Like Anything You Do

Will 'This Little Planet' ever be perfect? It's a hard ask.
Jordan Mallory
12.18.17
free play

‘The Zium Museum’ is an Art Gallery You Can Download

Take that lunch hour museum visit you keep pretending you’re going to do.
Bruno Dias
12.6.17
free play

This Psychedelic Game Might Hurt Your Eyes, But it’s Worth it

'Healthy Breakfast is a little bit 'Jazzpunk' but a whole lot weirder.
Danielle Riendeau
12.4.17
free play

A Game About Rice Crispy Treats and the Terror of Being Food

‘Crisp Ricies’ invites you to play a fun game, and also contemplate the horrors of the food chain.
Danielle Riendeau
11.27.17
free play

A Tiny Game About Lost Memories

'Shrine for the gods of lost things' is a potent, pint-sized meditation on memory.
Danielle Riendeau
11.22.17
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