Posts Tagged ‘randomnine’

Let Us Pray For Cardinal Quest 2

By Alec Meer on September 18th, 2012.

That said, I still haven't beaten the first one. Because I'm RUBBISH

Pocketsized, appropriately brutal pseudo-retro roguelike Cardinal Quest merrily destroyed big fat gobbets of my time recently, though I’ll confess this was on my phone rather than my PC, via a recent Android bundle. It was a fine excuse to not leave the sofa for up to three hours at a time, several times a day. I hold Cardinal Quest developer Ido Yehieli solely responsible for any spots that might have appeared on my bottom as a result of this.

Hold that image.

Keep holding it.

Alright, you can stop now. Let’s talk about Cardinal Quest 2.
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Charity Begins With Threat: Fear Is Vigilance

By John Walker on August 25th, 2011.

Greenpeace should kill more whales.

Sometimes people just aren’t willing to take the necessary steps to ensure their good cause is appreciated by the masses. That’s something the star of free indie pixel action game, Fear Is Vigilance, doesn’t misunderstand. When her attempts to give out free personal alarms to students, to protect them when walking through the park at night, she finds people just aren’t interested. So she strikes upon a brilliant scheme: Beat people up in the park at night!

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Shine A Light: Beacon

By Quintin Smith on February 14th, 2011.

Our Jim's a spaceman, you know, in the way that some men are 'breast men' or 'leg men'.

Thanks to everybody who sent this in! Beacon by indie dev randomnine (who quit his job as a paid-up developer back in November) is a 15 minute freeware game that pits you as a crashed astronaut on a miserable planet, alone and far from his home. Overall it’s a lovely bit of work, with some happy platforming and a touching ending that I think might get you lot talking. Go play, then read randomnine’s post-mortem of the game here. Or just listen to Shine A Light by the Stones below.
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