A rather prolific indie game created in Game Maker back in 2003. You guys have hopefully heard of this one by now, but just in case you haven’t, let’s take a short look at it, shall we? I really enjoyed the few minutes I spent with it, and this one I’m going to most likely […]
**SEIZURE WARNING** Do not watch this if you have a history of seizures. Here we have another unique premise for a game… a “children in a coma” simulator where you navigate through the game world using echo location! That’s the line of thinking behind the IGF winning “Devil’s Tuning Fork”. Is the devil really in […]
A dark, gritty, atmospheric run and gun side-scrolling horror shooter: Au Sable is definitely something different. Employing a visual style and general retro-psycho approach to sprite design like this is (at least for me) an absolute breath of fresh air. I intend to play the several others in this mini-series at some point (one of […]
Another interesting free indie game. This one is created by Matt Thorson, creator of Jumper, Runman, and several other great titles. The premise of this one is that you draw your own map through the winding caverns while picking up character improving power-ups.
Ok you guys have to trust me on this one. You NEED to try this. It’s way, way too cool. On top of that, where are all the people talking about this? I only found it because I was actively looking for interesting indie games! Get the word out people, FRACT is crazy awesome art!
Rarely do I get an opportunity to not only play an indie game that seems exceptionally professional and polished, yet nobody seems to have heard of, but in addition, is incredibly difficult to even find online unless you know the name of the author… well the author in question is Mike Inel, and the game […]
One of the strangest indie platformers I’ve run into, so strange in fact, that it helped propel me to start the Indie Impressions series in the first place. You kind of just have to see it. Get it, play it, holy shit.
A very unique and interesting looking survival sim/platformer/action game, Under The Garden is something of a hidden gem I suspect. As far as I’ve seen though, you can’t tape broken bottles to your knuckles… that’s the only downside I’ve found.