Indie games I've played recently.
I like to think I’m doing my bit for intellectual content on tumblr. Get Home: A very interesting game/music video for ‘Weathervanes and Chemicals’ by Team Me, I think it’s about drug dependence and losing who you are because of it. Excellent game, excellent song. It’s short and played in the browser so there’s no excuse not to try it. Developed by two...
Indie games are more important than mainstream...
“Indie games are important because the challenge the current status quo in the games industry. Independent games take risks and push the game play boundaries that licensed, franchised & sequel games rarely do, and everyone benefits. Gamers benefit from new experiences and perhaps new emotions that only truly innovative games can deliver. The industry benefits through the introduction...
Research and preparation.
Today started off with reading Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas for an hour or so, then I began working a little more on my personal statement. I’m going to make it as good as I possibly can, I’m making sure I am concise yet informative about my relevant interests and experience, and that I am adequately getting across my passion for learning and suitability to study at degree level. ...
Let's play Drypoint!
Drypoint is a short, extremely challenging, free indie game for PC and Mac made with Unity by Ika. I like this so much because I haven’t played anything else quite like it, and it’s very pretty. It has a surreal otherworldly feel and it gives me a sense of wonder, it’s lack of any storyline lets imagination fill in the gaps. It is based on the idea of exploit jumping in FPS...
UCAS is such a pain.
I’ve got to write a personal statement, again, although I think I may have overcomplicated the issue last year and I sort of maybe missed out half of the UCAS application to meet the deadline. This time I’m preparing a little in advance and I have until mid January apparently to complete it but I plan on sending it off in the next few weeks. I’m applying to Leeds Met, Newcastle...