Tagged: independent developer

Screenshot from Mission: Mainframe

Mission: Mainframe RPG category

The office-themed gloss atop this punishing dungeon crawler is both its most fun and most confusing quality.

Screenshot from Music Brush

Music Brush Software category

Music Brush creates expressionist art that toys with animation and music, which also makes it a great tool for idle reflection.

Screenshot from Rockstar!

Rockstar! Simulation category

Rockstar! energizes a rise-to-fame simulation with R-rated humor that eventually turns tasteless and ineffectual.

Screenshot from Seize the Day

Seize the Day Software category

Come for the beautiful, breathtaking real-time art. Stay for the handy planner program.

Screenshot from Solarian II

Solarian II Arcade categoryMacintosh category

You can’t take the wacky-yet-easygoing Solarian II seriously, so its arcade-style action is more fun than aggressive.

Screenshot from Span-It!

Span-It! Board category

Span-It is a decently fun, cerebral board game, but its strategic weaknesses are cripplingly obvious against the computer.

Screenshot from Street Shuffle

Street Shuffle Puzzle category

The playful Street Shuffle paves over its missteps in taxi management through sheer likeability.

Animated screenshot of the menu screen from Troubled Souls

Troubled Souls Macintosh categoryPuzzle category

Ghoulish atmosphere and a few smart tweaks make Troubled Souls one of the better iterations of a well-worn puzzle formula.

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