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Oikospiel Book I

3 months ago

Grab a free dog opera from the Proteus musicman

Oikospiel Book I is a game about fevered landscapes, classic literature, operating systems, opera and the need for dog-based unions to stand against cruel labour practices. It is a series of strange and wonderful things, from David Kanaga, the chap who made the strange and wonderful music in the likes of Proteus and Panoramical. Upon its release two years ago, Alice O deemed it "one…

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2 years ago

Quadrilateral Cowboy scoops IGF Grand Prize

Hacking heist 'em up Quadrilateral Cowboy has won the Grand Prize at the 2017 Independent Games Festival awards, taking home $30,000 (and another $3,000 for winning the Excellence in Design award). The ceremony went down last at the Game Developers Conference, with other winners including Ladykiller in a Bind and Hyper Light Drifter. The IGFs may no longer turn up many huge surprises but they…

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Proteus composer’s Oikospiel is a strange and delightful dog opera

What would happen if dogs tried to make a video game? Find out in Oikospiel Book I [official site], which is out today and one of the most surprising and delightful games I've played in yonks. It's the work of David Kanaga, who's mostly known for his music on games like Proteus and Panoramical but apparently is some sort of wizard. It's surreal, it's clever,…

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