Tag Archives: developer commentary

Barrack Arcade categoryMacintosh category

Barrack is a decent entry point for the weird world of Ambrosia Software, a company that takes arcade classics and fills them with crazy. This riff on JezzBall is scattershot but subtly improves the original.

Big Rig Simulation category

This 80s text-based game driving sim is as detailed as it is intermittently dull. That’s no coincidence.

Duracell: Run the Bunny Other category

Tip: When you put together a lengthy, interactive ad for batteries, at least make it functional.

Eastern Mind: The Lost Souls of Tong-Nou Adventure category

Osamu Sato’s magnum opus is unequivocally the strangest game ever made. Behind its madness, you’ll find a metaphorical tale of rebirth and self-actualization. I love that something like this was made.

Gravity Balls Action categoryMacintosh category

Hilariously frustrating but never hopeless, this indie Mac physics game revels in losing control.

HoverSki Racing category

Loaded with speed but awkward to play, HoverSki is an unfortunate victim of game design groupthink.

Kangaroo Court Macintosh categoryOther category

An unrepentantly silly courtroom “simulator” offers some good laughs and stupid fun.

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