Articles tagged indie games

Eador: Masters of the Broken World

Eador's design is functional, but flawed, and the troubling subtext can feel alienating. However, there aren’t many games that fill its niche, so it’s worth a look at the very least.

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‘Lugaru HD’: Going in Blind

Lugaru HD surprised me, and not just because I hadn’t expected it to be a game about knife-wielding rabbits. It revealed how often I let my experiences with past games define my responses to new ones.

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A look at Kevan Davis' quietly groundbreaking grid and text-based sandbox MMORPG.

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Trilby: The Art of Theft

Given that his game is free, Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw can actually toy with the idea of creating moments in the game that are expressly meant to piss you off.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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