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IndieSider #61: CRYPTARK by Alientrap

July 5th, 2017

25:37

CRYPTARK is a 2D sci-fi roguelike twin-stick shooter in which players pilot mechs charged with salvaging alien technology from derelict spaceships. …

IndieSider #60: Old Man's Journey by Broken Rules

June 21st, 2017

29:57

Old Man’s Journey is a 90-minute puzzle through the hero’s memories. After receiving a letter, he sets out on a journey across rolling landscapes …

IndieSider #59: Kona by Parabole

April 19th, 2017

29:37

Kona from Parabole is a first-person exploration game set in the cold northern reaches of Canada in the 1970s. A private investigator has been hired …

IndieSider #58: Future Unfolding by Spaces of Play

April 5th, 2017

34:20

Future Unfolding is a top-down exploration game set in a pastoral world. Without direction or tutorial and with very little written text, the game …

IndieSider #57: Open Sorcery by Abigail Corfman

March 22nd, 2017

46:46

Open Sorcery is a cyberpunk hypertext adventure. You play as BEL/S, a fire elemental who has been bound by C++ code to serve as a firewall. Your job is to scan the local environment and detect any other elementals or …

IndieSider #56: Circles by Jeroen Wimmers

March 8th, 2017

23:41

Circles is an abstract puzzle game for Mac and PC that uses only mouse control. Each level consists of circles that behave in different ways but all …

IndieSider #55: Warlock's Tower by Whippering

February 22nd, 2017

37:28

Warlock’s Tower is a 2D puzzle game with a retro Game Boy aesthetic. Tim the mailman must scale the wizard’s tower, but each step he takes costs him …

IndieSider #54: Induction by Bryan Gale

February 8th, 2017

26:50

Induction is a time-bending puzzle game from Bryan Gale. A veteran of such AAA studios as Electronic Arts, Gale’s first indie game employs temporal …

IndieSider #53: Owlboy with Jonathan Geer

December 21st, 2016

35:00

Owlboy is a 2D adventure-platformer — a Metroidvania — developed by D-Pad Studio and recently released for Windows. Otus, the main character, is the …

IndieSider #52: Beholder by Warm Lamp Games

November 2nd, 2016

42:28

Beholder puts you in charge of an apartment building in a totalitarian state. As a public servant, you are tasked to spy on your tenants and report …

IndieSider #51: Pankapu by Too Kind Studio

October 5th, 2016

24:35
When dreams become nightmares, Pankapu charges to the rescue in this family-friendly platformer.

IndieSider #50: Four Sided Fantasy by Ludo Land

September 21st, 2016

33:25
Logan Fieth discusses his puzzle-platformer that bends the edges of your television's reality.

IndieSider #49: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain by Tin Man Games

September 7th, 2016

35:52
Tin Man Games brings Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone's original 1982 Fighting Fantasy novel to life.

IndieSider #48: Lifeless Planet by Stage 2 Studios

August 17th, 2016

38:19
David Board of Stage 2 Studios breathes new life into the PS4 port of Lifeless Planet.

IndieSider: Stage of Development by Russ Pitts

August 15th, 2016

26:01
Russ Pitts is crowdfunding a video documentary series about Chicago's indie game developers. Here's why.

IndieSider #47: Chime Sharp by Ste Curran

August 3rd, 2016

27:24
An Xbox 360 musical puzzler returns for a new generation

IndieSider #46: Perchang by Perchang

July 6th, 2016

35:09
Marble Madness meetings Lemmings on iOS

IndieSider #45: Lumo by Triple Eh?

June 15th, 2016

41:28
An isometric puzzle-platformer in the style of Solstice & Equinox

IndieSider #44: Life Goes On: Done to Death by Infinite Monkeys Entertainment

June 1st, 2016

40:42
When knights die, they do so in service to the next to take up the sword.

IndieSider #43: Kathy Rain by Clifftop Games

May 18th, 2016

23:10
A real-world point-and-click detective adventure with mature themes

IndieSider #42: Epistory by Fishing Cactus

May 4th, 2016

22:07
A narrative adventure where battles are resolved through typing

IndieSider #41: Gravity Goose by Duck Duck Games

April 6th, 2016

22:56
Duck Duck ANTIGRAVITY

IndieSider #40: The Flame in the Flood by The Molasses Flood

March 16th, 2016

35:51
Six Irrational Games alumni banded together to create an Oregon Trail roguelike.

IndieSider #39: Plangman by Ehren von Lehe

March 2nd, 2016

29:54
A puzzle-platformer inspired by Hangman and the Apple II

IndieSider #38: Ellipsis by Salmi Games

February 11th, 2016

32:37
“Ellipsis” means something omitted; what’s missing from Salmi Games’ debut title?

IndieSider #37: Momoka by Felwig Games

February 3rd, 2016

24:13
A Super Mario Galaxy-inspired platformer for Apple TV

IndieSider #36: Lumino City by State of Play Games

January 20th, 2016

25:24
It's real—Lumino City is a physical set hand-built and digitized for the game.

IndieSider #35: Girls Like Robots by Popcannibal

December 2nd, 2015

29:10
One of Steam Greenlight's first games makes it Wii U debut.

IndieSider #34: Dangerous Dave with Dren McDonald

November 18th, 2015

27:49
The return of an Apple II classic

IndieSider #33: Emily Is Away by Kyle Seeley

November 4th, 2015

25:19
Remember AIM?

IndieSider #32: Mushroom 11 by Untame Games

October 21st, 2015

28:57
What a fungi.

IndieSider #31: Super Happy Fun Block by Ethan Benanav

October 7th, 2015

31:02
A chromatic puzzler for iOS

IndieSider #30: Master Spy by TURBOGUN

September 16th, 2015

35:10
Infiltrate enemy headquarters in this modern update to Elevator Action and Impossible Mission.

IndieSider #29: PAC-MAN 256 by 3 Sprockets

September 2nd, 2015

41:09
Wait… How is Pac-Man indie??

IndieSider #28: Gathering Sky by A Stranger Gravity

August 19th, 2015

43:39
Take flight in this peaceful avian expedition.

IndieSider #27: High Strangeness with Ben Shostak

August 5th, 2015

30:10
The first Kickstarter game makes its Wii U debut

IndieSider #26: Leadlight Gamma by Wade Clarke

July 15th, 2015

34:45
Is there still a market for text adventures? Apparently!

IndieSider #25: Adventures of Pip by Tic Toc Games

July 1st, 2015

36:05
Featuring guest host Sabriel Mastin!

IndieSider #24: Puzzledrome by Asinine Games

June 17th, 2015

26:33
The puzzle game for fans of symmetry and wordplay.

IndieSider #23: Catlateral Damage by Chris Chung

June 3rd, 2015

24:47
Being a cat is hard work. No, seriously.

IndieSider #22: Luna's Wandering Stars by Serenity Forge

May 20th, 2015

33:15
A puzzle game with philosophical implications

IndieSider #21: Dyscourse by Owlchemy Labs

April 15th, 2015

29:53
Lost as a graphical choose-your-own-adventure

IndieSider #20: Sunless Sea by Failbetter Games

April 1st, 2015

36:05
The sequel to Fallen London

IndieSider #19: Shelter 2 by Might and Delight

March 18th, 2015

19:39
Keep your cubs alive—there is no greater imperative.

IndieSider: BostonFIG with Fiona Cherbak

March 4th, 2015

24:47
On the founding of the Boston Festival of Indie Games

IndieSider #18: To Be or Not To Be by Tin Man Games

February 18th, 2015

35:26
Shakespeare's Hamlet, reimagined as a choose-your-own-adventure novel

IndieSider #17: Fight the Dragon with Seon Rozenblum

February 4th, 2015

41:17
As you get stronger, the dragon awaits.

IndieSider #16: Cubot by Nicolas Pierre-Loti-Viaud

January 21st, 2015

12:06
So many cubes — so few moves

IndieSider #15: Never Alone with Grant Roberts

January 7th, 2015

25:41
Experience the Iñupiaq culture.

IndieSider: Indie Games of the Year

December 31st, 2014

1:27:18
Emma, Matt, Ken & Sabriel pick their top games of 2014.

IndieSider #14: Framed by Loveshack Entertainment

December 17th, 2014

26:08
Connect the comic book panels to solve the murder.

IndieSider #13: This War of Mine by 11 bit studios

December 3rd, 2014

31:03
Not all those affected by war are soldiers.

IndieSider #12: A Bird Story by Freebird Games

November 19th, 2014

24:36
If you liked To the Moon, A Bird Story comes next.

IndieSider #11: Qbqbqb by Rezoner

November 5th, 2014

18:00
A new spin on color-matching puzzle games

IndieSider #10: Shadowgate by Zojoi

October 29th, 2014

43:25
An interview with Karl Roelofs on reimagining his classic point-and-click adventure

IndieSider #9: Spirits of Spring by Minority Media

October 15th, 2014

26:06
A game that tackles bullying head-on

IndieSider #8: Super Win the Game by Minor Key Games

October 1st, 2014

31:13
Remember Clash at Demonhead? It's like that. Only better.

IndieSider #7: Rex Rocket by Castle Pixel

September 17th, 2014

19:20
An 8-bit, 2D Metroidvania… IN SPAAAACE

IndieSider #6: Max Gentlemen by The Men Who Wear Many Hats

September 3rd, 2014

23:05
From the creators of Oregon Trail comes a game inspired by spam

IndieSider #5: The Counting Kingdom by Little Worlds Interactive

August 20th, 2014

22:41
Math can be fun!… No, really!

IndieSider #4: Road Not Taken by Spry Fox

August 6th, 2014

24:14
A match-three puzzler that makes all the difference

IndieSider #3: The Nightmare Cooperative by Lucky Frame

July 30th, 2014

26:28
Move in parallel through this roguelike dungeon crawler.

IndieSider #2: Breakers Yard by Dan Dujnic of Protophant

July 16th, 2014

21:19
A twin-stick shooter with iterative design

IndieSider #1: Gone by Logan Harrington

July 2nd, 2014

18:49
A walk through depression, anxiety, and PTSD
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