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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
Doki Doki Literature Club
Doki Doki Literature Club

'Doki Doki Literature Club' Fits in a Tradition of Subversive Visual Novels

How 'Doki Doki Literature Club' fits into—and complicates—the visual novel genre.
Amr Al-Aaser
2.14.18
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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
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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
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‘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
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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
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Take Pictures of Adorable Bunnies in this XKCD-Inspired Game

'Bun Snap' requires you to have razor sharp powers of observation... for cute bunnies.
Cameron Kunzelman
12.1.17
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A Game About Cyberpunk Ladies in Supermax

‘GirlJail’ is a game about romantic arson and bullet hell.
Danielle Riendeau
11.29.17
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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
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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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A Game That's Brutally Honest About Sexism in Tech

Elizabeth Sampat's '8 Vignettes from the Tech Industry' is a very real meditation from a woman working in games and tech.
Kate Gray
11.20.17
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The 'Super Hexagon' Creator Invites You to Play With Infinite Skeletons

I'd like some more skulls, please!
Kate Gray
11.17.17