Posts Tagged ‘Eversion’

What’s In The Eclectic Bundle In A Box?

Read the title like you're Brad Pitt
Would David Fincher’s Se7en be any better if the revelation at the end was that the box contained a pile of indie games for almost no money at all? It would certainly be less psychologically damaging to Brad Pitt to discover the Lovecraft inspired platformer Eversion in there instead of (a box of fluffy kittens for sale – spoiler ed). And while he lived happily ever after he could think back to that lovely day when he and Morgan Freeman and Kevin Spacey all hung out in a dusty field playing indie games. That’s the power of cheap indie games, people: they make you forget someone killed loads of people in really horrible ways.
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Negativeland: Eversion

Michael Castle (who sounds like an action here, if ever there was one) alerts us that indie platformer Eversion has cropped up on Steam. Which is, of course, good news for its creator Guilherme S Tows, aka Zaratustra Productions, but may mean almost nothing to you. Thing is, you can rectify that very easily.

About a year and a half ago, Zaratusta submitted Eversion to a TIGsource compo, but in a rather more lo-fi state than it is now. This means that, essentially, the entire game is its own demo – once you’ve established that you like it, you pay to make it slicker and prettier. I can almost imagine some publisher deliberately employing that kind of strategy to try and defeat the trade-in market…

You’re going to think Eversion is Mario. Eversion is not Mario.
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