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At a Glance: Daniel Benmergui

[b]Daniel Benmergui[/b] is an independent videogame maker born on 1978 in Buenos Aires, Arge... Comments(34)
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Interview with Daniel Benmergui

[i]Daniel Benmergui is working on the much-anticipated [i]Storyteller[/i], a storytelling pu... Comments(35)
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A Tale of Two Games

[b]From Cat[/b] Do you feel like dying today? Would it be best if you could die over and... Comments(41)
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Win an Amazon Gift Card - and Enter to Win a PS4!

[i]From Cat, With Love[/i] Both [i]Ernesto RPG[/i] and [i]Storyteller[/i] are unreleased... Comments(22)

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Lumi Games Interview Part Two: Playing for Charity

11d ago ... [i]Is that a bear or a game developer? Lumi Games, forged in the wilds of Norway, is an indie development studio in its nascent phase. With a couple titles under their belt and a development strategy in revision, Alexander Presthus and Erik Bratil, Dungeonmasters at Lumi Games are frank about the learning curve and realities of starting out with an idea and seeing it through to the finish. They...

Lumi Games Interview Part One: Starting Out and Building Up

11d ago ... [i]Is that a bear or a game developer? Lumi Games, forged in the wilds of Norway, is an indie development studio in its nascent phase. With a couple titles under their belt and a development strategy in revision, Alexander Presthus and Erik Bratil, Dungeonmasters at Lumi Games are frank about the learning curve and realities of starting out with an idea and seeing it through to the finish. They...

Giveaway: $100 with Matching Gift to The Super Selma Project - AND enter to win a PS4!

11d ago ... [i]From Cat, With Love[/i] Today you can win one of 5 $20 Amazon gift cards! In keeping with Lumi Games’ charity business model, we’ll be matching those gift cards in a $100 gift to their current charity, The Super Selma Project (Superselma-Projektet). For the non-Norwegian speakers, it’s like Make-A-Wish Foundation! [b]How to enter:[/b] (THIS PORTION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED. ALL WINNER...

A Game Designer’s Approach

11d ago ... [b]By Erik.B.Skjoldhaug, Co-Founder at Lumi Games AS.[/b] I can only speak for myself, but for me game design and being in the game industry is about creating what you dream about. Be creative and actually shape and mold your dreams into stories and gameplay. For me it’s not worth making a game if you don’t have a personal attachment to it. There are a lot of people or companies that blat...

Programming Workflow When Developing a New Game

11d ago ... [b]By Alexander Presthus, Co-Founder at Lumi Games AS.[/b] This post will hopefully be the first in many about the programming side of developing a game. This post is meant to be somewhat of a general overview of the process we go through when coding a game. In the future we hope to post about more specific techniques or concepts that people would find interesting. Prototype stage: Fir...

Alex's Story

11d ago ... [b]By Alexander Presthus, Co-Founder at Lumi Game AS.[/b] 1987 was a fairly ordinary year in terms of world events, Margareth Thatcher was elected for the third time into office in the UK, Ronald Reagan was the US president and Johnny Logan won the Eurovision song contest with the ballad ”Hold me now” (Yes, I know, terribly exciting). Star Trek TNG also made its debut on TV. On the computer...

A Boy's Quest

11d ago ... [b]By Erik.B.Skjoldhaug, Co-Founder at Lumi Games AS.[/b] [i]Once upon a time in a faraway country, far to the north, a country covered in snow and where the polar bears roam freely in the streets, a young boy was born. Against the harsh weather, the dark deep woods and the creatures in it, he fought for survival, and survive he did, against all odds growing up in Norway.[/i] This is the...

At a Glance: Cowardly Creations

11d ago ... [b]Cowardly Creations[/b] is a four man indie group from Maribor, Slovenia and Sweden. They are currently working on a survival horror game, Uncanny Valley. http://www.indiedb.com/company/cowardly-creations [b]Uncanny Valley[/b] is a survival horror indie game. Cowardly Creations is tired of seeing action games marketed as survival horror, so they decided to make their own, true-to-the-g...

Why Indie Games Matter

11d ago ... [b]By Tadej Kupčič, Project Director, Programmer[/b] A couple of days ago, I was getting so hyped up and excited for this year's E3, I couldn't even sleep. It's the first E3 after all three major consoles were released and I was hoping for some new IPs (intellectual properties) since now is the best time to announce those. New consoles are more powerful, meaning you can implement mechanics y...

Interview with Cowardly Creations

11d ago ... [i]Christopher interviews Cowardly Creations Project Director and Programmer, Tadej Kupčič, about some details behind the core mechanics and design decisions of Uncanny Valley, their first endeavor set to release later this year.[/i] [b]CHRISTOPHER:[/b] [i]Uncanny Valley[/i] utilizes a Consequence System that will encourage players to not look at failures as reasons to just restart but as el...

Giveaway: Steam Gift Codes and a Copy of Uncanny Valley - AND enter to win a PS4!

11d ago ... [i]From Cat, With Love[/i] Uncanny Valley is a survival horror indie game. Cowardly Creations is tired of seeing action games marketed as survival horror, so they decided to make their own, true-to-the-genre game. Today you can win Steam gift codes! (Plus we’ll be putting you in touch with Cowardly Creations’ Tadej Kupčič so he can gift you a copy of Uncanny Valley when it’s complete late...

Arcanum: The Overlooked Masterpiece?

12d ago ... I'm not sure how many of the younger crowd will remember this game, but in 2001, a little company by the name of Troika games released one of the most innovative and immersive games that had been developed at that time. Arcanum: Of Steamworks And Magick Obscura was one of the most in-depth games ever released in the 'steampunk' genre. A fantasy RPG based on the concept that magic and technol...

At a Glance: Red Barrels

12d ago ... [b]Red Barrels[/b] is an independent game studio based in Montreal and focused on creating unforgettable single-player games. OUTLAST, the studio's first title, is a true survival-horror experience that aims to show that the most terrifying monsters of all come from the human mind. OUTLAST is currently available for digital download on PC and PS4, and the title's first DLC, OUTLAST: Whistleblow...

Red Barrels: An Interview with David Chateauneuf and Philippe Morin

12d ago ... It has been a long time since we have seen an interesting survival horror game - until OUTLAST was released by Red Barrels. With OUTLAST they set an example for the current, and next generation of horror games. FogKnight talks with the co-founders for Red Barrels, David Chateauneuf and Philippe Morin about the foundation of Red Barrels, the making of OUTLAST and OUTLAST: Whistleblower, and t...

Whistles of the Outlasting Insanity

12d ago ... [b]By FogKnight[/b]  The horror genre. It’s been one of the most appreciated yet risky types of games to make and sell for the longest time. One of the most vocal reasons is that not many people will actually buy horror games since they don’t like being terrified, which leads to some publishers making their developers create a horror game that i[i]sn’t actually that scary[/i] - like FEAR 3,...

Giveaway: OUTLAST: Whistleblower Codes- and enter to win a PS4!

12d ago ... [i]From Cat, With Love[/i] Outlast: Whistleblower follows the story of Waylon Park, the software engineer under contract with the Murkoff Corporation who emails journalists around the world - including Miles Upshur - at the beginning of Outlast. Whistleblower starts the story that led to Outlast, and stretches past the events of the first game to show the true final chapter in the story of M...

It's Sabotage!

13d ago ... [b]By Valenka[/b] Imagine for a moment that Hotline Miami and Syndicate were getting busy with Starsky and Hutch on the television across the room and the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” playing in the background. It’s essentially the combination of the four that produced indie studio Modern Dream’s fourth creation: LA Cops. It’s currently in development and in a nutshell, it’s a fast-paced, top do...

At a Glance: Modern Dream

13d ago ... [b]Modern Dream[/b] is a small group of game developers passionate about games, art and music. from The Button Affair to The Cat That Got the Milk to their latest title, LA Cops, their style and vision is recognizable and distinctly beautiful. http://www.modern-dream.com/ [b]LA Cops[/b] A shootout game with a hint of strategy and gameplay inspired by Syndicate (The Bullfrog Classic) and...

Interview with Modern Dream’s Ollie Clark - LA Cops

13d ago ... [i]Imagine for a moment that Hotline Miami and Syndicate were getting busy with Starsky and Hutch on the television across the room and the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” playing in the background. It’s essentially the combination of the four that produced indie studio Modern Dream’s fourth creation: LA Cops. It’s currently in development and in a nutshell, it’s a fast-paced, top down shooter with a...

Giveaway: Steam Codes, LA Cops - and enter to win a PS4!

13d ago ... [i]From Cat, With Love[/i] Today you can win Steam gift codes! (Plus we’ll be keeping in touch with Modern Dream Creative Director to buy/beg a copy of LA Cops when it’s complete :) ) A shootout game with a hint of strategy and gameplay inspired by Syndicate (The Bullfrog Classic) and modern top down shooters, LA Cops is bold, vibrant and un-apologetically filled with gun action. LA Cops...
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