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Nostalgia – When All Else Fails
Nostalgia – When All Else Fails

Download Now Nostalgia is a funny thing. Sometimes it’s there to back up those feelings that you’ve held true for so many years. Other times it’s a lie that has warped your perspective of what a fun time it really was. If you’d like to hear your track as an intro/outro on the podcast shoot…

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Pay to Continue
Pay to Continue

Download Now I listen to a ton of podcasts. 40 different shows and counting. I don’t always listen to every episode, typically I’ll skip around and listen to something I’m in the mood for. Other times, there are shows that I’ll binge listen to an entire season, I guess you could call it, in just…

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I Need You to Play This Now
I Need You to Play This Now

Download now Putting your personal email address out of the internet braves strange results. Especially if that email is tied to an indie game review site. You get to meet a whole mess of interesting individuals from all parts of the country. I’ve spoken to developers out of different parts of the US and Canada,…

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Pitfalls to Somewhere
Pitfalls to Somewhere

Download Now! With Nintendo’s success with their mascot Mario, many companies followed suit trying to find that one creature that would separate them from the rest of the pact. Sega went through many before settling on the blue blur of Sonic the Hedgehog. Some of these include: Alex Kidd, Vectorman, Ristar, Greendog. Many of them…

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This Game Makes Me Hate Myself
This Game Makes Me Hate Myself

For your listening pleasure: Download Now I hate Playstation 4’s Bloodborne by FromSoftware. I hate it. I really do. When I was looking at joining the current console generation, I always look to what games are exclusive to the platform because that’s what really separates the two for me. Being a big fan of Nintendo,…

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No, Not You
No, Not You

For your listening pleasure: Download Now For a short while, I considered myself an “indie game reviewer”. Over at the now dying I Am Eric M, I was working diligently reviewing indie games in an honest fashion. I focused more on the game mechanics, story, and development rather than giving rankings or stars. I felt…

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Greenlight? More Like Red Light
Greenlight? More Like Red Light

For your listening pleasure: Download Now Valve, the creators of Half Life, Left for Dead, and DOTA 2, have announced that their Steam Greenlight voting service is effectively going away. In its place will be a “pay for admission” style of entry if you are wanting to put your game on their service called Steam…

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Nightmare Mode
Nightmare Mode

For your listening pleasure: Download Now Creating difficulty in your game is a choice; make no mistake. It’s much easier to write a straight line from one end of your game to another. Stringing along the player to make all of the right moves and not to bump into the guardrails. It’s simpler to write…

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Naming Rights
Naming Rights

For your listening pleasure: Download Now The process of naming a protagonist has never sat right with me. Even in my early childhood, I would argue with friends at the lunch table that the green clad elf was indeed named Link and not Zelda although the game was entitled “the Legend of Zelda”. That in…

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Power Bomb
Power Bomb

For your listening pleasure: Download Now Many game mechanics come and go depending on popularity (both in games and in popular culture), trends, and sales figures. For a time, developers thought it was a good idea to use silent protagonists because it was believed that players would be able to relate to them better if…

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Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons

For your listening pleasure: Download Now December 2nd marks the 15th anniversary for Snowblind Studios’ Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance released on the Playstation 2 and Xbox. Dark Alliance takes the role of an archer, sorcerer, or a dwarf traveling to Baldur’s Gate only to be jumped and stripped of all your earthly possessions. On a…

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The Worst Distraction
The Worst Distraction

For your listening pleasure: Download here Our attention is constantly being pulled in all different directions. Everywhere you look there’s visual advertising, someone has the radio on asking you to check out the latest discounts in wireless, or a friend is pulling you by the arm to check out how far they’ve gotten in Dark…

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C++ is For Real Developers
C++ is For Real Developers

Now for your listening pleasure! Download now   Entering into the fray of indie game development is like walking into a cave: it’s dark around every corner, there’s rocks jutted here and there, sure you can grab a torch on the wall to light your way through but that light only shines on certain paths….

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DMCA Takedown
DMCA Takedown

For your listening pleasure: Download Now   It’s not a passing fad of big, popular companies doing sweeps over the internet claiming everything that is there’s and requesting it to be taken down. Broad strokes, typed letters, and lawyers stand at the ready hitting each and every project that is either a blatant ripoff or…

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No Man’s Game
No Man’s Game

For you listening pleasure: Download Now The past three years have been a tremendous rollercoaster for indie developer Hello Games. With announcing their latest title in 2013 during VGX then officially by Sony during E3 in 2014, to its release this month, No Man’s Sky gained extremely high notoriety and it appeared that the hype…

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