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Posted by Simon Carless on 01/07/18 11:13:00 pm in Indie
This week's longform article/video highlights include why Warframe is a (somewhat more) ethical approach to free-to-play, bringing Arizona Sunshine to PlayStation VR, and lots more.

Posted by Trent Polack on 01/04/18 11:04:00 am in Indie
An analysis of systems-based, holistic game design and development and the difference between a "System Designer" and "Systems Designer".

Posted by Simon Carless on 01/01/18 11:55:00 am in Indie
This week's Video Game Deep Cuts highlights include innumerable 'best of the year' countdowns - from VR games to mobile titles to, uh, Eric Wolpaw's vegan juice cuts, and loads more besides.

Posted by Max Pears on 12/29/17 11:50:00 am in Indie
The concluding part of my 3 part of my series on first steps to becoming a level designer.

Posted by Simon Carless on 12/24/17 08:35:00 pm in Indie
This installment of Video Game Deep Cuts includes a look at indie standout Donut County, the potential dystopia behind HQ Trivia, and lots more besides.

Posted by Jon Ingold on 12/21/17 09:51:00 am in Indie
Writing game narrative is hard; cutting it is harder. But good, brutal editing is crucial to both managing your scope and delivering a tight story.

Posted by Tyler Glaiel on 12/19/17 09:18:00 am in Indie
2017 was a great year for games and here are my thoughts on my favorite ones of the year.

Posted by Simon Carless on 12/17/17 11:54:00 pm in Indie
This installment of Video Game Deep Cuts includes pieces about the death and rebirth of Dance Dance Revolution, the resurrection of gorgeous vector arcade game Aztarac after its creator's death, and lots more.

Posted by ALEXIS KENNEDY on 12/12/17 09:56:00 pm in Indie
"The struggle to keep documentation useful is the struggle of Ra with the serpent Apep. There is no enduring victory; but if you cease to make the effort, then darkness covers everything. Here are some weapons Ive used."

Posted by Simon Carless on 12/11/17 11:54:00 am in Indie
This week's top game articles/videos include the story behind Far Cry 5, a wizard-sniffing text adventure, the hillbillies of Grand Theft Auto Online, and lots more.