Posts Tagged ‘browser game’

New release: Famaze

If you’ve been reading this site for a long time, you may remember me mentioning Oryx and his highly popular roguelike sprite sets back in 2011. After years of enabling roguelikes from other developers, it looks like Oryx has finally stepped up to the plate with a roguelike of his own! The game in question […]

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New release: Light Apprentice Episode 1

Igor Noronha of Amazu Media writes in to announce the release of the first episode of Light Apprentice, a comic book styled visual narrative with occasional choices and jRPG-style battles. The premise: The story starts when Nate is awaken from his 300 years sleep, by blueling wizard Tlob. He discovers that all he cherished was […]

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New release: Conclave

Nick Branstator of indie development studio 10 x 10 Room writes in to tell me about Conclave, a “browser-based RPG designed to evoke the spirit of tabletop roleplaying games.” The devs describe Conclave like so: Playable solo or co-op, synchronously or asynchronously, and delivered in pure HTML5 so as to be maximally compatible with all […]

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Defender’s Quest: By the numbers

This article by Lars Doucet contains good lessons for how to make a living distributing your games. It breaks down Defender’s Quest’s (significant) sales numbers by source, and is therefore of primary interest to indie game developers–but it contains valuable lessons for the player as well. Among other things, Mr. Doucet makes a compelling argument […]

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New release: Bit Dungeon

KintoGames recently released Bit Dungeon, a Zelda-style top-down dungeon crawler, on iPad–and that’s as good an excuse to write about it as any. (The original game was actually released back in September, but hey–it’s new to me.) The premise: You and your wife were captured by demons… You wake up trapped in a cell, grab […]

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Moonshades announced

Last year was just chock full of announcements for new first-person dungeon crawlers, but it’s been a couple of months since the last one. Let’s consult our friend, the Magic 8 Ball. Tell me, oh 8 Ball! Is the glut finally over? Yeah, that’s what I thought. Here to turn the spigot back on is Moonshades, […]

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New release: Choice of the Star Captain

You know who puts out a ton of games? Choice of Games, that’s who. Dorian Hart is the latest author to produce a choose-your-own-adventure / RPG hybrid via the Choice of Games engine, a sci-fi space epic entitled Choice of the Star Captain. About that: Fight on the front lines of the war between humanity […]

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Game review: Dark War Strategy Chapters 1 and 2

Title: Dark War Strategy Chapter 1: Rise of the Dark Kingdom and Dark War Strategy Chapter 2: The Fifth Element Developer: Belugerin Games Platforms: Browser Price: Free Dark War Strategy Chapter 1: Rise of the Dark Kingdom and Dark War Strategy Chapter 2: The Fifth Element comprise a two-part isometric fantasy tactical RPG created in […]

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New release: Way Walkers: University

The latest in the Choice of Games line, Way Walkers: University (last discussed here), has now been released. In a land were science and magic are the same, you are one of the few born with Extrasensory Abilities–and you dream of attending the most prestigious metaphysical university on the Continent. There, you can discover not […]

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New release: Seedling

Connor Ullman writes in to tell me about Seedling, a nonlinear Zelda-style action adventure game he created and released recently. I’ve played a bit of it, and I can report that Seedling has a pretty interesting world with noticeable influences from Zelda: A Link to the Past and Shadow of the Colossus. There isn’t too […]

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