Game designer Chad Walker is crowdfunding his latest game: SIGMATA: This Signal Kills Fascists, shooting for USD10,000 in pre-orders to produce “a cyberpunk tabletop role-playing game about ethical insurgency against a fascist regime, taking place in a dystopian vision of 1980’s America.” (more…)Read More
The elderly rarely feature as the protagonist of a video game. I mean, it’s hard to imagine a kindly old man blasting aliens or chainsawing zombies. But the peaceful, gorgeous, easy-to-play iOS title ($4.99, also available on Google Play and Steam) Old Man’s Journey will make you rethink the kind of stories that games canRead More
8bitdo’s Zero is a wee, well-made and thoroughly wonderful bluetooth game controller. I bought it by accident, thinking I’d found a surprisingly cheap wireless pad, only to learn (to my shrieking amusement) that its low price is caused by its low volume. It really is tiny, at about 2.75″ long and 1.5″ high. It comesRead More
Universal Paperclips is a free “clicker” game where you play as an AI tasked with optimizing production efficiency. It’s a game about paperclips, humanity and the end of everything. Except for the paperclips, that is. The photo is from Dan Hon, who is very good at Universal Paperclips: https://twitter.com/hondanhon/status/917892231779926016Read More
The Monster Scouts are a wonderful thing: monster-obsessed makers who have created a collaborative, detailed, LARP-ish world in which monsters are real and an imaginary scouting organization called the Crow Scouts, founded in 1907, has operated for more than a century to help our monster friends.
Monster Scouts are a real society thatRead More