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Restricted – A Game I’ll Never Make

This is what I want to happen in the game that will never be made. It’s a short FPS and it looks and feels a lot like Doom. You start outside of a building with a pistol equipped. The front of the building is grey and non-descript but for a sign that says “restricted”. You enter the building and Level 1 loads. Each level has only 1 objective – get to the elevator to move up to the next level. Guards are hunting for you and when they shoot you, you get electrocuted. Lose enough hitpoints and you die, there…

The Sea Will Claim Everything

Bundles. It’s all about bundles these days. Even the big publishers are nosing into the indie bundle craze. The bundle I’m delving into here is the Bundle In A Box which features adventure games a plenty but from which I’m plucking the rather worryingly titled The Sea Will Claim Everything. On launching for the first time I’m struck by the music, so much so I don’t know how long I sat just staring at the menu screen. The dried vine porthole view of a slither of sand beyond which presumably endless water lay offered nothing, and yet was made captivating…