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Mechagami Kickstarter Announcement

Help support Mechagami on Kickstarter! Did you ever play Super Metroid and wish you could take off in your spaceship and visit some other planets? Do you love vintage arcade games like Asteroids, Space Invaders, Joust, Missile Command, Defender, Lunar

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Showing off Mechagami

Mechagami is a Flixel-based Metroidvania style indie game being developed by Scarybug Games. Here I’m showing off the gameplay from the first world and talking about the development process and inspiration.

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Chronotron for iOS Progress Video!

Hey guys! We’ve got a video up on my YouTube channel of the progress so far on Chronotron for iOS. The big new feature will be the level editor, which is featured prominently in the video, along with the in-game

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TwitStorm’s Story

I’m about to release a game that’s been “done” for over 2 years. It was initially delayed due to the difficulty in finding a sponsor willing to back a game that requires a connection to a PHP proxy of a

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Chronotron for iPhone Coming

The very talented Craig Hinrichs and I have begun working together on a sequel to Chronotron for the iPhone (and possibly other devices later on). We’re still in the early stages of prototyping and designing, but we’re both very excited

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Chronotron Nominated for Award by Nickelodeon/AddictingGames

“First-of-Its-Kind Convergent Prime-time TV, Web Event Honors Best Online Games” Read the Full Press Release Chronotron was nominated in the category “Best Performance by a Robot”. Winning games will be shown on the TV machine on June 27th.

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Chronotron nominated for Best of Casual Gameplay 2008 Award!

Chronotron was nominated for a Best of Casual Gameplay 2008 award in the category of Browser-based Puzzle game! You can vote once a day, if you like. I’m working very hard behind the scenes to bring you something awesome. Winning

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Chronotron in the Wall Street Journal and around the Web!

Chronotron was featured heavily in a recent Wall Street Journal article about the rise of Indie games. They mentioned fellow PAX 10 alum Schizoid as well! Speaking of PAX 10 alum, congrats to The Maw for winning the audience prize,

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PAX 2008 Photos!

A slideshow of photos taken at or near the Chronotron PAX 10 booth!

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X-Play Interview!

X-Play interviewed all of the PAX 10. Here’s their Chronotron interview! I have no idea why I look so unenthusiastic! Pointing a camera at me makes my face do weird things, I guess. Thanks X-Play!

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I finally fixed that bug where the targeting reticule in missile launcher mode would start to be sort of affected by gravity after you died.

Mechagami @Kickstarter succeeded! I get to continue being an Indie Game Developer!

15 minutes until the Mechagami Kickstarter is over! kickstarter.com/projects/42476…

It's the last day of the Mechagami Kickstarter! Soooooo clooooooose! kickstarter.com/projects/42476…

Man do I love FTL. It's a perfect game to just forget about everything stressful and fully commit to.

I would totally watch a web series that was just Captain @Jam_sponge on the comm.

"It's games like this that need our support because it pushes the envelope for AAA games." - Indie Game Magazine is.gd/FDtv4T :D

Yay! A YouTube LPer played the Mechagami Demo I sent out! youtube.com/watch?v=7kgCNK…

Thanks to some upped pledges were now 1/2 way funded! kickstarter.com/projects/42476…

Mario only ever got those cool bouncy super balls in Mario Land. I'm adding them as a power tier for the fireball in Mechagami.

The sad thing is, I'll go to my grave without anyone ever knowing how clever my passwords are.

Kickstarter Update: I got my first "space whale" tier donation. It was from my Mom. youtube.com/watch?v=QlGBLs…