indie games

Human Extinction Simulator – February update

The official website has been updated with a fresh video of beta gameplay and new screenshots! Check it out right here:¬†http://www.machine22.com/humanextinctionsimulator/ Pure strategy I also updated the description to give a better idea of what the game is really about. I describe the game being a turn-based pure strategy game but the word pure here […]

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FTL – A few tips to avoid rage quit

FTL is an odd game. Odd as I don’t usually enjoy such frustrating game but this one I can’t quit. Maybe it’s the theme. Maybe it’s the simplicity mixed with constant rewards. I’m now 60 hours in and I still have 2 ships (+ variants) to unlock so I’ll probably put another 10-15 hours before […]

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What an indie MMO dev should be careful about SWTOR

This is my answer to Beau Hindman article named What F2P and indie games can learn from SWTOR. To be fair to Beau maybe I shouldn’t call myself an indie MMO developer. Maybe I should say I’m some kind of Rambo MMO developer. He’s doing a great job to talk about indie and lesser know […]

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Gaming is now mainstream so suck it

Too bad for “gamers” I guess. Or should I say too bad for gamers who stubbornly keep buying the games they like to complain about? So what does it mean that gaming is now mainstream? It means that there’s much more money to be made with safer bets than with risky ones. It means that […]

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A look at ShellShock Live

When I first decided to write about ShellShock Live I was more enthusiast than I am now. For some reason something went wrong … or maybe not. Hard to tell. When I first heard about ShellShock Live it was through Player.IO tweets. I guess ShellShock Live is using Player.IO … It was the perfect example […]

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