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5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #1

Hello friends! I've recently become quite obsessed with playing indie games. I really wanted to talk to people about them, so I figured I might try starting a blog to share my experiences. By doing so, I hope to introduce people to some rea...

 
 
 
 

Winner: The Wearing of the Green

In a rare unanimous decision, the judging panel has chosen HandsomeBeast's Donkey Kong drunk on St. Ives passed out in an Alley as the winner of it's Wearing of the Green contest. Congratulations; your prize is in the mail.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Indie developer Nifflas Video interview

Hey guys, check out my 3 part interview I did with Nicklas Nygren also known as Nifflas , the guy behind the Knytt games , Saira , FiNCK and most recently Nightsky! First I would like to apologize , this interview is way over due, and its ...

 
 
 
 

Intoductuion to VVGtv

Vintage Video Games TV VVGtv is a site dedicated to Xbox Live games--whether it's XBLA or XBLIG, we have you covered with Reviews, News, and more. Find interactive video reviews from our very own grand commander Master Blud, or written r...

 
 
 
 

If Music Be the Food of Love, Press Start

It's April 29th, 2006. You, and about 20 of your friends are organised in the corner of a room just off a student union food court. Dozens of your student brethren are chewing down their lunch and gossiping about how stupid Nintendo was to ...

 
 
 
 

Fray: Screenshots from the GDC

Hey all, So last week was the GDC in San Francisco and we got to show the game to the press for the first time. The reactions have been overwhelmingly positive and we got really positive feedback on both our tech demo and the gameplay elem...

 
 
 
 

A bunch of interviews with indie developers

I haven't written here in a long time. I figured I may as well, since some people here seem to dig the whole indie game thing. Lately I've been interviewing independent videogame developers in a series called The Last and Final Word on a t...

 
 
 
 

Dwarf Fortress Diaries: The Land of Myth, Day 01

It was not my smartest decision. I had played Dwarf Fortress before, but all the promises of 'fun' had been dashed upon the rocks like a rose given as an insincere apology. Dwarf Fortress was not fun, but a confusing mess of micromanagement...

 
 
 
 

Techno Kitten Adventure

Do you like kittens? Do you like Adventures? Do you like WTF!? Then this is the game for you! I stumbled upon this game in the XBox Live Indie Game section and as soon as I saw a kitten with a Jetpack mounted on it with a bright and color...

 
 
 
 

New Memeber GET: Stitch Please

Destructoid Artisans wishes to welcome Andrea "Stitch Please" Purcell to it's hallowed halls, where the Valkyries bring the chosen and every night the craft supplies heal back to their original, uncrafted form ready to be used again in batt...

 
 
 
 

"Gamers" - A free to watch MMO documentary

Massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMOs) are notoriously known for destroying and sucking up lives as well as giving virtual freedom to those trapped in real life shells. May it be neglecting to shower and or falling in love...

 
 
 
 

Contestoid: The Wearing of the Green

Saint Patrick's day is fast approaching. Green beer, pride in Irish culture and getting pinched by that mean kid from second period for forgetting to wear a green shirt. Well the first two were cool. Regarding that last bit we've decided to...

 
 
 
 

Fray: Teaser Trailer

Hey all, We are happy to present our teaser trailer to the world. It presents the setting and mood of the game and doesn't represent the gameplay :D We had a lot of fun doing this and we hope you like it :) Enjoy!

 
 
 
 

Interview with Gnomic Studios

I interviewed Gnomic Studios on their first released game for Xbox Live called Square Off. If you haven't already played this game yet please make sure to pick it up since it is only one dollar! When was Gnomic Studios founded? Early in ...

 
 
 
 

New 8-bit Game To Be Released soon!!!

this is the new promo trailer for My new game, which is filled with nothing 8-bit goodness and is hard ass hell. for more details catch me on twitter or better yet, subscribe to the createocon studios site XD http://www.createocon.com

 
 
 
 

Epic 8-bit Art: SMB gives me Wood

As far as video game art and crafts go, I think wood is a totally under represented medium. The few pieces I do see tend to be heavily painted and don't allow the natural beauty of the wood to show through. Thankfully Aristomatic has got me...

 
 
 
 

Fray: Official Announcement

We are happy to announce that Brain Candy is pregnant with a beautiful baby game, Fray (its a boy!). He has been gestating in our womb for almost a year now, and is due to come out at the end of the year. He will be put up for adoption imm...

 
 
 
 

David Jaffe x Jim Sterling fanfiction + images

Daphaknee, a somewhat minor voice in the indie gaming community, or rather it'd be more appropriate to say she's just close friends with Auntie Pixelante which is what she's mostly known for, made this short fanfic on twitter: she got th...

 
 
 
 

Getting on the Hype-Cycle: Bastion

Sometimes you are fortunate enough to come across something that tickles you just right. You see a picture or hear a song that stimulates all those nerves and neurons associated with "stuff you like". Bastion is doing that for me right no...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mr. Robot is the Worst Game you could ever Love

Have you ever had a game that you thought was really, really bad? It frustrated you to no end: maybe the controls were bad, maybe the story sucked, or something else was wrong. Yet, you continued to play it and actually enjoyed it. You have...

 
 
 
 

Epic 8-bit Art: Live @ MAGfest Edition

The best part of the marketplaces at cons is meeting the artists involved in the craft. I pressed ganged my husband into taking some pictures. Most of the people pictured are the artisan themselves, but a few coped to just running the booth...

 
 
 
 

Epic 8-bit Art: It's what's for Dinner!

*Cough* *Cough* Christ, it's dusty in here. What kind of @$$hole would let things go undone this long....Oh....carry on then, nothing to see here. This post is a mixed bag of only the best VG Artisanal work: First up: Game Over by Fuzz...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Occams

Hey folks, we’re taking your questions for Podtoid recording tomorrow so if you have anything you’d like to ask us, check out the article on the front page and drop it in the

 
 
Kerrik52

Nothing I have played could have prepared me for the mental fortitude required to play Overcooked with two My brain only ever goes through this kind of strain during hours of heavy-duty programming and the game got me there almost immediately!

 
 
Rico the Penguin

Everytime someone mentions Death Stranding I That game definitely had an impact on

 
 
Tricerapops

Hope everyone is having a fun and safe Theres not much to celebrate in America right now, but take solace in that someone somewhere is probably playing Ghost of Tsushima and/or Paper Mario for Thats calming and neat, right?

 
 
absolutfreak

With 9th ed looming, thought maybe Id polish off some models from Dark Theyll be for my Vorpal Swords I heard that aethermatic blue over a white undercoat makes for easy plasma coils, and it did not

 
 
dephoenix

On this Saturday of no real importance I would like to share with you one of my favorite personal stories to It is about fireworks, although thats hardly

 
 
bong264

Current Status/ 100% totally historically accurate no shut up tho:

 
 
Boxman214

Pennsylvania Man keeps time and quotes Spartacus a

 
 
A Luigi Fanatic

Happy birthday The greatest country on Earth, if only for the fact that we have a giant steel waifu guarding our waters

 
 
Chris Moyse

#selfietoid

 
 
Seymour

Here is Just gonna relax and curl two

 
 
Gajknight

Got my Kickstarter edition of You Is

 
 
Osc

Neighbors set off fireworks last Apparently as they finished and went inside, a fire was starting on the side of their house from one of the

 
 
Hypno

Cant stop delivering Must rebuild

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Oh, is it selfie time again? Have a great weekend, dont set anything on Respect your pet-owning I need to try finishing Kings Quest this week but

 
 
house4lyfe

#4thtoid The cooking

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So, I played some of the Genshin Impact beta today, and had fun with it! I put all my thoughts below, but it grew long enough to probably make a CBlog

 
 
cockaroach

Even the color is perfect

 
 
Boxman214

Instead of my normal celebrations on this day, Im watching this Its great so Beautiful look at what it is to actually be American, through the lens of our Highly recommend!

 
 
dmanatunga

Why did I decide to start this morning reading comments on news articles and

 
 
dephoenix

Food for

 
 
Jetfandam

#Facetoid

 
 
cockaroach

One more

 
 
Jetfandam

I wish you all a nice weekend!

 
 
PatBateman17

This 4th of July i just want to point out that Metal Wolf Chaos XD is currently on sale on US

 
 
cockaroach

Started a Dark Souls Remastered loot randomizer Its Having random items at the start is not too different and sometimes an But things like keys lock you out out of early areas like lower undeadburg if

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Got the Horizon: Zero Dawn Platinum Now to relax and play a game I have only heard good things Time for Divinity: Original Sin 2 Heres hoping its

 
 
Flegma

I got to the skell license mission (27h in) and the water purification plant plotline is advancing nicely -- thats probably my favourite questline of any Xenoblade Waiting for Slovity Pagus to make her

 
 
Voex

Why tho

 
 
Voex
 
 
Operative20

Had a really stressful week, so now Im feeling under the weather as a Happens every time -_- I hope everyone has a super fun and safe 4th today

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Watched Was fine, nothing Maybe better in a

 
 
ChandlerS04

Hope everyone has a good 4th! Im setting stuff up About to crack open the Dark Souls board Be safe and have fun!

 
 
Zer0t0nin

On my way to a business dinner with one of THE legends of the European Techno-scene from the late-80s, early Wish me

 
 
Slimybear245

Just so people know it seems a few reviewers are saying the Switch port of Crosscode is kinda Not unplayable but not super smooth at the same Maybe look into it before buying the Shame but I dont mind waiting for some patches

 
 
Remo Williams

Ive just gotten into Deep Rock Galactic, so if anyones looking for a co-op partner, add me on Steam (Vanguard Shep)!

 
 
Chris Moyse

Happy July 4 to all of my beloved American We know its not all of We know the worst are the We know you are a great, proud nation with fire-spirit and much to offer the Fight the Good We stand with you <3

 
 
Sfero

Whats that thing where you move characters (or sometimes things) on a screen using a controller or keyboard & mouse called again?

 
 
Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently I am going to review those within brackets once completed: - -FE: Shadows of Valentia(3DS) -Splatoon 2(Switch) -Yono & the Celestial Elephants(Switch) -Nier: Automata

 
 
PhilKenSebben
 
 
EtosiGiR

Nothing could live up to the endless convulsing near unanimous adulation that has been bestowed upon It comes close though, and that’s about the highest compliment I can give Late to the party but happy to be Go watch it!

 
 
Tricerapops

Looks at gf eating off-brand Smores cereal at 11am: Are you stoned?!? Looks at bf, keeping straight face and eye contact as well as she could: I may have woke boked? She is stealth

 
 
Occams
 
 
Occams

This text generator thing is

 
 
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PhilKenSebben

Deedle deedle

 
 
Occams
 
 
ScionVyse

You know how I was playing Paperball and doing speedruns of a level set? Well my times have gotten a bit better since