Yearly Archives: 2015

Skelemania – I Am Eric M Plays…
Skelemania – I Am Eric M Plays…

In this 12 part series, we dive head in to the unknown world of Skelemania. Filled with secrets, puzzles, and long lost frogs, Skelemania pulls off what could possibly be one of my favorite games of the year. Join me, as we uncover what Skelemania has to offer for the freeware indie game realm.

Skelemania – Freeware Game Review
Skelemania – Freeware Game Review

Skelemania is the embodiment of what is described as a “Metroid” style game. An entire map to uncover piece by piece, discovering new abilities that require you to backtrack to previous areas to unlock new parts of an insanely large map. This is 2D platforming at the height of its popularity and Skelemania has it….

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IKEA – The Time For Indie Games Is Now
IKEA – The Time For Indie Games Is Now

“IKEA” What tutorial techniques are you using and why aren’t you using all of them? Download and Listen NOW Duration: 15 minutes 16 seconds Resources: How to Create Immersive Game Intros [Gamasutra] Super Mario Bros: Level 1-1 – How Super Mario Mastered Level Design [Design Club] Mega Man Classic vs. Mega Man X [Sequelitis] System Shock…

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I Am Eric M Plays… Starbreak
I Am Eric M Plays… Starbreak

In a 5 part series, I Am Eric M Plays Starbreak currently on Steam Greenlight and in beta status. Starbreak is a MMO 16bit action platformer sprinkled with RPG aspects.

Starbreak – Browser Game Review
Starbreak – Browser Game Review

Starbreak is an MMO 2D action platformer that provides fun environments to explore and enemies to combat. A strong willed 16-bit feel, Starbreak takes a different look on the RPG aspects with no traditional leveling system. Select from four different players to match your playset, Starbreak does have what it takes to be a fun…

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Reservoir Dogs – The Time For Indie Games Is Now
Reservoir Dogs – The Time For Indie Games Is Now

“Reservoir Dogs” How pricing models attract your audience. Download and Listen NOW! Duration: 22 minutes and 23 seconds Resources: Independence Day anti-sale hopes to help squeezed indie developers [MCV] Cthulhu Saves the World developer thinks indie games should be cheaper [IGN] Thoughts on Steam Refunds [PBS Game/Show] Valve now lets modders sell their work through Steam, starting…

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Factotum – 300 Words – REVIEW
Factotum – 300 Words – REVIEW

Disaster has struck. Upon coming to an asteroid belt, your spaceship is hit and life support is down. Oxygen is rapidly depleting and all you have are two quadrupedal deck robots controlled by old tech through the view of security cameras. Factotum is a 3D puzzle game released for the Wii U by TACS Games….

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I Am Eric M Plays… The Wizard
I Am Eric M Plays… The Wizard

In a 7 part series, I Am Eric M Plays the Wizard. The Wizard is a browser turn based fantasy RPG for Advance Wars & Final Fantasy Tactics fans.

The Wizard – Browser Game Review
The Wizard – Browser Game Review

The Wizard is a browser turn based fantasy puzzle game that will have you mapping out your moves, turn by turn, to collect treasure and new spells. Using a fun, unique spell casting system, you’ll chase down a thief through dungeons under the Wizard’s Academy. Fairly difficult challenge without a checkpoint system may leave most…

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To Be or Not To Be – The Time For Indie Games Is Now
To Be or Not To Be – The Time For Indie Games Is Now

“To Be or Not To Be” To crowdfund or not to crowdfund? Download and listen NOW Duration: 22 minutes and 14 seconds Games featured: Double Fine Adventure (Broken Age)                         Yooka Laylee Homestuck Adventure                      …

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The Rise of Amondus Free GIVEAWAY!
The Rise of Amondus Free GIVEAWAY!

**Update** The contest is officially come to an end. Thank you to everyone who participated and helped share the link with friends and family to promote retro and indie gaming. If you didn’t win, I apologize, but you can still purchase your own copy of Rise of the Amondus. **/Update** Who doesn’t like free stuff? Especially when it…

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Rocket Pants Podcast – e2 The Eric M Hunter Cast
Rocket Pants Podcast – e2 The Eric M Hunter Cast

Hosting this episode: Alex Guest this week: Mode B – With Eric M Hunter! Block 1: What have you been playing? Hunter – Shovel Knight (PC) , Final Fight (SNES) Chris- Gunstar Heroes (Genesis – Steam classic collection),  Rocket League (PC) Jon- Bomberman Tournament (GBA), Pokemon Blue (Game Boy) Alex- SteamWorld Dig (Wii U – eshop), Star…

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A Boy Named Sue – The Time For Indie Games Is Now
A Boy Named Sue – The Time For Indie Games Is Now

“A Boy Named Sue” What does indie game mean anyway? Download and listen NOW Duration:  15 Minutes and 10 Seconds Games featured: Half-Life 2                                               Escape the Room Minecraft        …

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Doorways: the Underworld – Time 2 Crate
Doorways: the Underworld – Time 2 Crate

Time 2 Crate. The only unbiased video game review on the internet. Doorways: the Underworld.

Divekick – Indie Game Review
Divekick – Indie Game Review

Divekick is a 2D fighter consisting of only two buttons built on a foundation of a simple move popularized by fighting games like the ones from Capcom. Trust me when I said that there is a great amount of depth and strategic gameplay available offering multiple characters to choose from, specials, and enhancements to tailor…

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