Role Play Your Way Through Prison in ‘Prisonscape’

Being in prison sure doesn’t seem glorious on the surface. Although I cannot truly be sure, I would bet it’s not a joyous event to be locked away with other people who are likely just as, if not more, dangerous than you are. But curiosity is a fascinating cat and I would like to fantasize…

‘Flix The Flea’ Campaign Now Live on Kickstarter

You may remember Psychotic Psoftware from ‘Power-Up’ a successful side-scrolling shoot em’ up on XBLIG.  which is now vying to get Greenlit. Well, Mike Hanson, the one-man wrecking ball of a team at Psychotic Psoftware, has begun a Kickstarter campaign for a retro-style platformer called ‘Flix The Flea’. Flix lives on a dog and the dog happens to be an astronaut. Flix…

Valve Unveils Steam OS

Today Valve made a potentially groundbreaking announcement by announcing SteamOS. Their foray into the world of Operating Systems. SteamOS will be a Linux-based Operating System, with the ultimate interest in bringing Steam to living rooms. The OS will be free to download for users. Other features included in the SteamOS will include Family Sharing, In-Home…

Ludum Dare 25 Ends, Devs Produce 1325 Games

Game Jams are an enigma to me. Perhaps it is my inability to code, write, and program, but those are issues for another life. What matters is that the concept of creating a game in a matter of 24, 48, or 72 hours tickles me in a way that only Futurama and our own ManDate…

Announcing: ManDate’s IGAAA Indie Game Awards!

Award shows are fun extravaganzas of opinions and ranking games. I too, like most people, enjoy having fun. So I have decided to hold my own awards show! An end of the year cacophony of guest stars (hopefully) and awards all held by me and my ManDate podcast co-host Frank Collins! The show will be held…