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  • VGBlogger’s Halloween Indie Game Spooktacular: Resurrection

    After a few years away, you may have thought that the Halloween Indie Game Spooktacular was dead and gone. Think again! Like your favorite slasher movie villain, we are back from the dead to once again fill your life with dread and terror. Okay not […]

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  • Review: Fire Tonight

    From Reptoid Games, developer behind the dino-tastic Fossil Hunters, comes Fire Tonight, a laidback short story adventure about a young couple separated from each other by a fire that breaks out in the city. If you’re a ’90s synth-pop fan and the title sounds familiar, […]

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  • Review: Brave Hand

    Previously released on mobile devices and now available on Steam (which is the version I played), Brave Hand is a solitaire-like card game with a Press Your Luck influence that brings a risk-reward high score challenge to the fold. Brave Hand is probably closest to […]

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  • Review: Sweet Home Puzzle

    Sweet Home Puzzle, by indie developer Maso Games, is a chill, no-frills jigsaw puzzler that both beginners and enthusiasts can enjoy. It provides 100 puzzles across a small selection of image themes, such as wildlife, landscapes, landmarks, and works of art. Each puzzle can be […]

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  • Review: Tiny Lands

    Tiny Lands, at its core, is a simple spot the difference game like any other. You’re given two nearly identical images side by side, the task being to examine both images and pick out elements that are ever so slightly different from the other. An […]

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  • Review: Lost Brothers

    I generally don’t like to directly compare games to one another, but Lost Brothers is so blatantly trying to replicate Firewatch that it’s impossible to ignore the likeness. I certainly don’t knock developer BitLight for attempting to create its own spin on the type of […]

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  • VGBlogger’s 2020 Super Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

    2020 is the year that keeps on giving. It’s not giving us anything particularly good or positive, but we all still have our families and communities and a common humanity that brings us all together, so there’s still reason to have a mirthful holiday season […]

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  • Book Review: Indie Games

    Plenty of art books have been published about indie games, but unless I’m mistaken I don’t believe very many, if any at all, have been dedicated entirely to providing a broader, in-depth overview of all aspects of indie game creation. But now there is thanks […]

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  • Review: One Line Coloring

    I think it’s safe to assume that most people are familiar with connect the dots. It’s a classic pen and paper game in which a scattered array of numbered dots must be connected by drawing a line from one dot to the next in the […]

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  • Kill It With Fire Impressions

    Eek!!! It’s a spider! Kill it kill it kill it! I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve shrieked such things in horror upon being startled by the sudden and unprovoked appearance of an eight-legged monster. Of course my shouts are always laced with a choice […]

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