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Winter Voices demo released

Word has it that Beyond the pillars, a Parisian indie outfit, have released a public demo of their turn-based strategy RPG Winter Voices. Quintin Smith of Rock Paper Shotgun describes the game like so: Winter Voices is an episodic RPG about a girl trying to overcome the death of her father. It’s set in a […]

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Rampant Games posts new Indie News Roundup

I make it a point not to post news items about every minor update that enters my Inbox, instead focusing on reviews, interviews and new releases. But every once in a while, some brave soul (typically, one named “Jay Barnson”) takes the time to amalgamate all of those tiny little updates into a giant wad […]

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Phantasmaburbia demo released

Banov has released a public demo of Phantasmaburbia, a new RPG he’s working on using the Dubloon engine. The premise of the game: Ghosts and evil spirits begin to appear all over town, corresponding with the impending reincarnation of a transdimensional demon. A group of teens, armed with weapons found in their homes and assisted […]

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New release: Inaria

Viridian Games has announced the release of Inaria, a very old school, turn-based, tile-based RPG “but with modern interface conveniences that make it easier to play, giving the best of both worlds.” You can pick up the game for a mere $4.99. Check out the trailer below to see if it’s your style.  

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Driftmoon soundtrack released

Instant Kingdom writes in to let us know that its forthcoming top-down action RPG, Driftmoon, now has a soundtrack available for purchase. For $5, you can own the musical stylings of composer Gareth Meek. You can preview the entire soundtrack here for free and decide whether it’s worth the price tag.

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Project Zomboid tech demo released

It turns out that Dead State isn’t the only Fallout-style zombie RPG in development right now. Developer The Indie Stone recently released a tech demo of Project Zomboid, a real-time isometric survival RPG taking place in an infected city. According to the developer, Project Zomboid will feature a massive city environment with open-ended, sandbox gameplay; […]

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Interview with Nathan Jerpe on RPGWatch

RPGWatch has posted an interview with Nathan Jerpe, creator of the freeware quasi-roguelike Legerdemain. For those of you not familiar with the game, Jerpe spends most of the interview describing it. For instance, he has this to say about it: There are some detractors out there who dismiss Legerdemain because it lacks certain roguelike features […]

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Rampant Games posts new Indie News Roundup

Jay Barnson over at Rampant Games has taken the time to put together a big post with tons of the latest news in indie RPGs. There’s some good stuff in there, including updates on: Age of Decadence, Age of Fear: The Undead King, Darkness Springs (a multiplayer game apparently titled after an evil brand of […]

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A.Typical RPG demo released, full release pushed back

Developer Arvind Yadav of Pyrodactyl Games writes in with news that the A.Typical RPG now has a public demo. In the meantime, the full game’s release has been pushed back to March 31st in order to give the developers some extra time to bug test. Here’s how the devs sum up A.Typical RPG: The A.Typical […]

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New release: Avadon: The Black Fortress

Earlier this week, Spiderweb Software released Avadon: The Black Fortress for Mac. The Windows port is “Coming in Spring 2011,” or “hopefully by the end of April”; sometime after that, an iPad port is apparently on the horizon as well. Avadon has had a remarkably short development cycle since its  announcement in May of last […]

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