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Wot I Think: Experiment 12

By Nathan Grayson on July 29th, 2013.

Terry Cavanagh. Jasper Byrne. Ian Snyder. Jack King-Spooner. Richard Perrin. Zaratustra. Michael Brough. Robert Yang. Alan Hazelden. Benn Powell. Jake Clover. TheBlackMask.

You have probably played games by all of these people. VVVVVV might ring a bell. Maybe Lone Survivor or Kairo. Or, if you’re really, really cool, Blues For Mittavinda. Etc, etc, etc. You get the idea. But now they’ve all congealed into a hivemind and made one giant, multi-stage/setting/genre melting pot of madness. Each developer had three days to make a contribution, and then the next creator picked up where the previous left off. Experiment 12 is insane. Experiment 12 is inconsistent. Experiment 12 is beautiful.

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Shop ‘Til You’re Shot: Nuign Specter

By Adam Smith on October 23rd, 2012.

Nuign Specter is free, short and fantastic. It starts like this: “My actions had attracted a specter.” Oh no! As the dog-man star of this short tale hobbles jerkily through his house, it’s tempting to think Nuign Specter is a horror game. Glitchy graphics, odd sounds and the sharp, angular world all add to the sense that terrible things are about to happen. It’s not really that game though. Despite being only a few screens in length, Nuign doesn’t use its limited space to scream ‘Boo’ repeatedly like a traumatised Yogi Bear. Instead, it builds a tiny, fascinating trap to escape from. Download it immediately. Slight spoilers below.

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