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Ben There Dan That!

7 years ago

Feature: Or 'why Windows 8 meant starting over from scratch'

Whatever Happened To The Swindle?

The Swindle was the much-anticipated next game from Time Gentlemen, Please and Privates dev Size Five Games. Then things went quiet. Very, very quiet. But why? Wha'happened? Will we ever get to play this cyberpunk crime caper? Here, Size Five's Dan Marshall reveals for the first time why the game went dark - a sad tale of Windows 8-based potential doom, leading to a Summer…

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Setting Sale: The Adventure Bundle (In A Box)

Adventure, ho! In the sense of heading out, of course, not issuing a demand to an unimaginative lady of the night. This latest pay-more-or-less-what-you-want bundle to hit the net is a pretty good deal, with seven games for the usual pay-more-or-less-what-you want, including Gemini Rue and a brand new offering called The Sea Will Claim Everything, a bit of charity, and an interesting way to…

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8 years ago

Size 5 “Probably” Making New Ben & Dan

Despite cancelling third Ben and Dan game Revenge of the Balloon-Headed Mexican, Size Five Games (formerly Zombie Cow) have begun design-drafting a new adventure starring their foul-minded/mouthed point'n'click avatars. Or, at least, they've gone down the pub and brainstormed and even made a bunch of ideas and puzzles, ending up with something which might just turn into a full game. The Swindle remains project no.1,…

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Ben There, Dan That Gets More “Special”

Size "Zombie Cow" Five Games have (oh, come on, we all know it's just Dan Marshall)... has just announced that he's made a special edition of the game that first brought him to fame, Ben There, Dan That (exclamation mark). Explaining it as "George Lucased", the new version addresses his anally retentive need to go back and fix the past. I may be reading between…

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Zombie Cow Is Dead: It’s Size Five Games

In a rather peculiar move, Zombie Cow - the indie developers behind the brilliant Ben There, Dan That, and Time Gentlemen, Please - have changed their name. No longer are they post-bovine, and have now become Size Five Games. Why? I'm not sure even they know why. Something about "Zombie Cow" being embarrassing to say in business situations. Well, I recommend trying to be "Rock,…

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11 years ago

Zombie Cow: No Plans To Make Forthcoming Sequel

The fellows at Zombie Cow, behind the completely fantastic Ben There, Dan That ! , have announced the news that there definitely won't be a sequel to the adventure game. No sirree. Not a chance. And want to know what should go in it. "Oooh, Ben There, Dan That!, eh? Ended on a bit of a cliffhanger, didn’t it? I wonder how veritable heroes Dan…

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Ben There, Dan That

Looking at you, I'd say what you need just now is an adventure game to play. Too many E3 videos and arguing in comments threads about things that ultimately just don't matter has left you gaunt and frightened. It's okay. It's oooookay. Get yourself some Ben There, Dan That. (I can't bear that they put an exclamation mark at the end of the title, so…

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