IndieSider - indie video game developers interviews

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Insider interviews with indie game developers
#61: CRYPTARK by Alientrap
Jul 5, 2017 • 25 min
A richly strategic shmup
#60: Old Man’s Journey by Broken Rules
Jun 21, 2017 • 29 min
A game about life, loss and hope
#59: Kona by Parabole
Apr 19, 2017 • 29 min
The frozen reaches of Canada hold deadly mysteries.
#58: Future Unfolding by Spaces of Play
Apr 5, 2017 • 34 min
There is no tutorial — only the universe.
#57: Open Sorcery by Abigail Corfman
Mar 22, 2017 • 46 min
Will you gain sentience? Or cleanse the world in fire?
#56: Circles by Jeroen Wimmers
Mar 8, 2017 • 23 min
A geometric jazz puzzle game
#55: Warlock’s Tower by Whippering
Feb 22, 2017 • 37 min
Each step costs you a life
#54: Induction by Bryan Gale
Feb 8, 2017 • 26 min
A time-bending, brain-breaking puzzle game
#53: Owlboy with Jonathan Geer
Dec 21, 2016 • 35 min
Nine years of development was worth the wait
#52: Beholder by Warm Lamp Games
Nov 2, 2016 • 42 min
Is it a coincidence that a game developed in Siberia is set in a totalitarian state?
#51: Pankapu by Too Kind Studio
Oct 5, 2016 • 24 min
When dreams become nightmares, Pankapu charges to the rescue in this family-friendly platformer.
#50: Four Sided Fantasy by Ludo Land
Sep 21, 2016 • 33 min
Logan Fieth discusses his puzzle-platformer that bends the edges of your television’s reality.
#49: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain by Tin Man Games
Sep 7, 2016 • 35 min
Tin Man Games brings Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone’s original 1982 Fighting Fantasy novel to life.
#48: Lifeless Planet by Stage 2 Studios
Aug 17, 2016 • 38 min
David Board of Stage 2 Studios breathes new life into the PS4 port of Lifeless Planet.
IndieSider: Stage of Development by Russ Pitts
Aug 15, 2016 • 26 min
Russ Pitts is crowdfunding a video documentary series about Chicago’s indie game developers. Here’s why.
#47: Chime Sharp by Ste Curran
Aug 3, 2016 • 27 min
An Xbox 360 musical puzzler returns for a new generation
#46: Perchang by Perchang
Jul 6, 2016 • 35 min
Marble Madness meetings Lemmings on iOS
#45: Lumo by Triple Eh?
Jun 15, 2016 • 41 min
An isometric puzzle-platformer in the style of Solstice & Equinox
#44: Life Goes On: Done to Death by Infinite Monkeys Entertainment
Jun 1, 2016 • 40 min
When knights die, they do so in service to the next to take up the sword.
#43: Kathy Rain by Clifftop Games
May 18, 2016 • 23 min
A real-world point-and-click detective adventure with mature themes
#42: Epistory by Fishing Cactus
May 4, 2016 • 22 min
A narrative adventure where battles are resolved through typing
#41: Gravity Goose by Duck Duck Games
Apr 6, 2016 • 22 min
Duck Duck ANTIGRAVITY
#40: The Flame in the Flood by The Molasses Flood
Mar 16, 2016 • 35 min
Six Irrational Games alumni banded together to create an Oregon Trail roguelike.
#39: Plangman by Ehren von Lehe
Mar 2, 2016 • 29 min
A puzzle-platformer inspired by Hangman and the Apple II
#38: Ellipsis by Salmi Games
Feb 11, 2016 • 32 min
“Ellipsis” means something omitted; what’s missing from Salmi Games’ debut title?
#37: Momoka by Felwig Games
Feb 3, 2016 • 24 min
A Super Mario Galaxy-inspired platformer for Apple TV
#36: Lumino City by State of Play Games
Jan 20, 2016 • 25 min
It’s real—Lumino City is a physical set hand-built and digitized for the game.
#35: Girls Like Robots by Popcannibal
Dec 2, 2015 • 29 min
One of Steam Greenlight’s first games makes it Wii U debut.
#34: Dangerous Dave with Dren McDonald
Nov 18, 2015 • 27 min
The return of an Apple II classic
#33: Emily Is Away by Kyle Seeley
Nov 4, 2015 • 25 min
Remember AIM?
#32: Mushroom 11 by Untame Games
Oct 21, 2015 • 28 min
What a fungi.
#31: Super Happy Fun Block by Ethan Benanav
Oct 7, 2015 • 31 min
A chromatic puzzler for iOS
#30: Master Spy by TURBOGUN
Sep 16, 2015 • 35 min
Infiltrate enemy headquarters in this modern update to Elevator Action and Impossible Mission.
#29: PAC-MAN 256 by 3 Sprockets
Sep 2, 2015 • 41 min
Wait… How is Pac-Man indie??
#28: Gathering Sky by A Stranger Gravity
Aug 19, 2015 • 43 min
Take flight in this peaceful avian expedition.
#27: High Strangeness with Ben Shostak
Aug 5, 2015 • 30 min
The first Kickstarter game makes its Wii U debut
#26: Leadlight Gamma by Wade Clarke
Jul 15, 2015 • 34 min
Is there still a market for text adventures? Apparently!
#25: Adventures of Pip by Tic Toc Games
Jul 1, 2015 • 36 min
Featuring guest host Sabriel Mastin!
#24: Puzzledrome by Asinine Games
Jun 17, 2015 • 26 min
The puzzle game for fans of symmetry and wordplay.
#23: Catlateral Damage by Chris Chung
Jun 3, 2015 • 24 min
Being a cat is hard work. No, seriously.
#22: Luna’s Wandering Stars by Serenity Forge
May 20, 2015 • 33 min
A puzzle game with philosophical implications
#21: Dyscourse by Owlchemy Labs
Apr 15, 2015 • 29 min
Lost as a graphical choose-your-own-adventure
#20: Sunless Sea by Failbetter Games
Apr 1, 2015 • 36 min
The sequel to Fallen London
#19: Shelter 2 by Might and Delight
Mar 18, 2015 • 19 min
Keep your cubs alive—there is no greater imperative.
IndieSider: BostonFIG with Fiona Cherbak
Mar 4, 2015 • 24 min
On the founding of the Boston Festival of Indie Games
#18: To Be or Not To Be by Tin Man Games
Feb 18, 2015 • 35 min
Shakespeare’s Hamlet, reimagined as a choose-your-own-adventure novel
#17: Fight the Dragon with Seon Rozenblum
Feb 4, 2015 • 41 min
As you get stronger, the dragon awaits.
#16: Cubot by Nicolas Pierre-Loti-Viaud
Jan 21, 2015 • 12 min
So many cubes — so few moves
#15: Never Alone with Grant Roberts
Jan 7, 2015 • 25 min
Experience the Iñupiaq culture.
IndieSider: Indie Games of the Year
Dec 31, 2014 • 87 min
Emma, Matt, Ken & Sabriel pick their top games of 2014.
#14: Framed by Loveshack Entertainment
Dec 17, 2014 • 26 min
Connect the comic book panels to solve the murder.
#13: This War of Mine by 11 bit studios
Dec 3, 2014 • 31 min
Not all those affected by war are soldiers.
#12: A Bird Story by Freebird Games
Nov 19, 2014 • 24 min
If you liked To the Moon, A Bird Story comes next.
#11: Qbqbqb by Rezoner
Nov 5, 2014 • 18 min
A new spin on color-matching puzzle games
#10: Shadowgate by Zojoi
Oct 29, 2014 • 43 min
An interview with Karl Roelofs on reimagining his classic point-and-click adventure
#9: Spirits of Spring by Minority Media
Oct 15, 2014 • 26 min
A game that tackles bullying head-on
#8: Super Win the Game by Minor Key Games
Oct 1, 2014 • 31 min
Remember Clash at Demonhead? It’s like that. Only better.
#7: Rex Rocket by Castle Pixel
Sep 17, 2014 • 19 min
An 8-bit, 2D Metroidvania… IN SPAAAACE
#6: Max Gentlemen by The Men Who Wear Many Hats
Sep 3, 2014 • 23 min
From the creators of Oregon Trail comes a game inspired by spam
#5: The Counting Kingdom by Little Worlds Interactive
Aug 20, 2014 • 22 min
Math can be fun!… No, really!
#4: Road Not Taken by Spry Fox
Aug 6, 2014 • 24 min
A match-three puzzler that makes all the difference
#3: The Nightmare Cooperative by Lucky Frame
Jul 30, 2014 • 26 min
Move in parallel through this roguelike dungeon crawler.
#2: Breakers Yard by Dan Dujnic of Protophant
Jul 16, 2014 • 21 min
A twin-stick shooter with iterative design
#1: Gone by Logan Harrington
Jul 2, 2014 • 18 min
A walk through depression, anxiety, and PTSD