Tagged: developer commentary

Screenshot from Kangaroo Court

Kangaroo Court Macintosh categoryOther category

An unrepentantly silly courtroom nightmare offers some good laughs at your expense.

Screenshot from kiki the nano bot

kiki the nano bot Platform categoryPuzzle category

Gravity, space, and direction are torn to pieces by kiki the nano bot‘s mind-bending antics, possibly too much so.

Screenshot from Lighthouse: The Dark Being

Lighthouse: The Dark Being Adventure category

For a game that admittedly cribs most of its design from Myst, Lighthouse has its own take on how to build a haunting, empty world.

Screenshot from Millennium Auction

Millennium Auction Other category

A combination of random events and speculative fiction creates drama in this game’s virtual auction house. Does it matter that we can’t separate the randomness from the intentional storytelling and character? (This article includes a history of the game’s rocky production.)

Screenshot from Pirate's Plunder

Pirate’s Plunder Board category

This bite-sized shareware pirate adventure was made to fit into a coffee break. For first-time game designer Erin Pavlina, it was another new challenge to adapt to.

Title screen from Subterraneans

Unearthing Subterraneans Blog categoryShooter category

B-movie horror studio Full Moon Features at one point planned to release CD-ROM games and software. I found prototypes of their two titles and have released them into the wild.

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