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Visually Appealing – NaNoReNo Super Love Love Edition, Episode One

Visually Appealing – NaNoReNo Super Love Love Edition, Episode One

Visual novels are great. They’re fantastic. Whether they’re actually visual or kinetic, they’re inarguably great vehicles for creative storytelling and […]

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Burn Your Keyboard: A MAZE. / Berlin’s Alternative Controller Jam

Burn Your Keyboard: A MAZE. / Berlin’s Alternative Controller Jam

I‘ve been enthralled with alternative controllers ever since I covered alt.ctrl.gdc after last month’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. […]

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Screenshot Scrutiny – 12th April 2014

Screenshot Scrutiny – 12th April 2014

Something rather beautiful in the game development community is Screenshot Saturday. Developers simply take a screenshot of what they’re working […]

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Screenshot Scrutiny – 5th April 2014

Screenshot Scrutiny – 5th April 2014

Something rather beautiful in the game development community is Screenshot Saturday. Developers simply take a screenshot of what they’re working […]

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Neverending Nightmares: An Interview With Developer Matt Gilgenbach

Neverending Nightmares: An Interview With Developer Matt Gilgenbach

The first time I met Matt Gilgenbach, he was outside of a convention hall at GDC 2013, right after his […]

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How The Most Expensive Game Jam In History Crashed And Burned In A Single Day

How The Most Expensive Game Jam In History Crashed And Burned In A Single Day

I have never been a “company man.” I do not subscribe to corporate culture, nor do I go to all […]

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Take The Indie Statik Readership Survey For A Chance To Win Awesome Indie Games

Take The Indie Statik Readership Survey For A Chance To Win Awesome Indie Games

Hey Indie Statik readers! Starting today, you can take our Indie Statik Readership survey for a chance to win both […]

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Hiding In Plain Sight: Madison’s Inaugural Indie Meet-Up

Hiding In Plain Sight: Madison’s Inaugural Indie Meet-Up

I grew up in a small town where anonymity is essentially a moot term. Teachers know your names. Random adults […]

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alt.ctrl.gdc: How To Roll Around The GDC Show Floor In A Suit And Other Tales

alt.ctrl.gdc: How To Roll Around The GDC Show Floor In A Suit And Other Tales

For me, easily one of the best highlights of the entire Game Developers Conference was the new showcase that magically […]

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Mild Rumpus At GDC 2014: Couches, Indie Games And Pleasantly Quaint Furniture

Mild Rumpus At GDC 2014: Couches, Indie Games And Pleasantly Quaint Furniture

By now, Wild Rumpus is no stranger to the games community. Creators of unique indie game-related events that are always […]

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GDC 2014: The Experimental Gameplay Workshop

GDC 2014: The Experimental Gameplay Workshop

Every year since 2009, the Independent Games Festival has celebrated innovation and experimentation in indie games with the esteemed Nuovo […]

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GDC 2014: Is Game Plot Overrated? Some Say Yes

As most of the fine writers of Indie Statik are in San Francisco enjoying this year’s Game Developers Conference, I’m […]

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Visually Appealing – Area-X

Visually Appealing – Area-X

Visual novels are great. They’re fantastic. Whether they’re actually visual or kinetic, they’re inarguably great vehicles for creative storytelling and […]

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Screenshot Scrutiny – 8th March 2014

Screenshot Scrutiny – 8th March 2014

Something rather beautiful in the game development community is Screenshot Saturday. Developers simply take a screenshot of what they’re working […]

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Discussing Skymap Games’ Bacon Man And Unearthing The Global Meat Fetish

Discussing Skymap Games’ Bacon Man And Unearthing The Global Meat Fetish

The pan’s been piling up with sizzling grease for hours now. It’s the start of another chilly Massachusetts morning over […]

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