Independent Game Festival

The Linguistic Wonders of Fez

As a kid, I never liked Tolkien very much.  I loved The Hobbit, like anyone did, but couldn’t ever obsess over Lord of the Rings.  I could never get past the writing style heavy on description, the obsession with landscapes and language.   Now, as I get older, as I try to write my own […]

Growing Your Own Space Garden

Explaining Starseed Pilgrim, an Independent Games Festival winner about building a garden in space, is both incredibly easy and nightmarishly complex.  At its heart, you float around on flying gardens, plant seeds that produce pleasant sounds and blocks, and explore about a floating universe. But it’s harder than that.  Starseed Pilgrim starts you off with […]