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Notes on Rainstorm EP: Comforting Gaming Experiences

I was recently sent a pre-release copy of Rainstorm EP released by Ice Water Games, a small development collective consisting of thirteen members and which is run as a nonprofit*, or as they describe it on their site, “a democratically run games label […] controlled collectively by the membership.” Their […]


Notes on Embrace: Reaching for Air

Embrace is a short browser game by developer Trasevol_Dog, in their tool of choice, PICO-8. This tool is a virtual console that uses a programming language called Lua, and is ideal for making small, straightforward, “retro”-looking games that might make you reminisce about old Atari, NES or arcade games. Embrace […]