Posts Tagged ‘Loren Schmidt’

Have You Played… Realistic Kissing Simulator?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Kissing? Yeah, I know all about that. I’ve done the best types of kisses. Done them real good. The kiss where you lick their eyeball? Yeah, I’ve done that. The kiss with your tongue up their nose? 100%. The kiss where you lick your own eyeball? Nobody does it better. Yep, as a certified kisspert – did I mention before that I’ve definitely kissed a real not-hand person? because I have – I can confirm that Realistic Kissing Simulator [official site] is the real deal. Have you played it?

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Glitched-Out Explore-o-Puzzling In Strawberry Cubes

Okay so what?

I’m not sure what I’m doing in Strawberry Cubes [official site]. I’ve had a few cracks at the puzzle-platformer (I think it’s a puzzle-platformer) since creator Loren Schmidt released it for free earlier this month, and each time find some strange new thing without quite understanding what I’m doing.

It’s not impenetrable, I’m sure, but I’ve been a bit exhausted and dim these past few weeks. I have enjoyed the mystery all the same, gathering and planting seeds, dodging blades, collecting doodads, taking in the sounds and music, and doing… something with frogs. I don’t know what I’m doing with the frogs.

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IGF Factor 2010: Star Guard

Minimalist, beautiful, vicious. We loved Star Guard when Alec first played it, and it remains lovable now. It’s picked up a nomination for Excellence in Design, and – of all the shortlisted game – is the standard bearer of arcade-brutality mixed with modern-accessibility. We sit down to talk with Loren Schmidt about all things Star Guard…
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