Kingdom – Games of 2015

  The biggest hurdle that most indie games have is standing apart from the crowded new release list. As a gamer it’s a goddamn crap shoot to even figure which trailers and screenshots that I’m going to give a second look. This is a great problem, but it made me mistakenly think Kingdom was something… Continue reading

Hey! Buy! Two Visual Commpendiums of Commodore Art

I can’t say I have the experience to fully participate in a Commodore nostalgia fest, but I can appreciate a collection of art from classic games. Thanks to Kickstarter, Sam Dyer has released two great looking books celebrating the artistry of the Commodore 64 and Amiga. Commodore 64: a visual Commpendium – “A book that celebrates… Continue reading

Played Castle In The Darkness – Painfully Great Adventure

Castle In The Darkness is a retro-styled platformer developed by Matt Kap and published by Nicalis, Inc. Matt Kap is also a talented chiptune composer, who has worked on other popular titles like 1001 Spikes and The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth (source). Castle In The Darkness is a metroidvania game with a simple (but awesome)… Continue reading

8-Bit Wood Art for Pixel Perfect Walls

The one problem with 8-bit pixel art is that it never holds together well when it is blown up. This makes it difficult to hang your your favorite classic characters on the wall. 8-Bit Wood has done an incredible job at creating 8-bit art that I would proudly display in my home or office. About… Continue reading