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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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If Twitter and YouTube both came out as anti-death-threat, would that mean GamerGrape bros would have to boycott them?

The Indie Games for Good marathon is still going strong! twitch.tv/cloudboatarmada

Please no one prove me wrong, but it seems like most game devs are fine having their games critiqued over problematic portrayal of women

Using the term "false flag" unironically is probably thw quickest way to get me to never take you seriously again.

Worked on the Cyborg Tyrannosaur miniboss for Mechagami today. Breathes fire, missile launchers for arms, and wheels on its feet.

Makin' maps and drinkin' whiskey. Indie game dev's financially risky

TLF: Out of the Background: Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, Women as Background II shar.es/11aQmu via @sharethis

Quick! Someone make a hybrid of foosball and chess.

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to BREATHE FIRE! RAAAAAWR!

My one regret is that I've never beaten River City Ransom.

It'll be like the Zelda "swordless quest". Damn hard, but technically possible.

Don't worry I spend the day fixing bugs in Mechagami. I'm going to make it possible to beat the game without rocket mode.

Achievement Unlocked: Spent the night dancing to 80's Darkwave and drinking absinthe with gorgeous goth women. +5000 Goth Points.

The inappropriate comedy lover in me can't stop laughing at "So... you an innie or an outie?" #iamabadperson

Just don't ask about people's genitals ever! However...

It is NEVER appropriate to ask a transperson "the surgery question" unless you are an intimate partner or doctor...

My friend did this piano cover of (apparently) the only good thing about Final Fantasy X2 youtube.com/watch?v=ofbGmP…

Connected Worlds... I hope someone does a dating sim where you're Earth and try to woo the other planets. #notpluto