Tag Archives: Indie

Driftmoon

At first glance Driftmoon is a game out of time without any nostalgia to carry it. It was seven years in the making, but when there are just the two developers with an insatiable desire to create something wonderful, time is often – wistfully – of no consequence. Except, perhaps, in an industry where high polygon counts, detailed textures, narrative development, and the perception of value are concerned. It’s going to have to be good to garner an audience. The introduction sees you returning to your home town having received a letter from your father. Well, maybe. The letter is…

SCP-087-B and Other Emotions

If you have never played the oddity known as SCP-087-B, I would suggest you stop reading and have a go before I go any further. Done? Good. If not, be aware the following is somewhat spoilery. SCP-o87-B is a tiny bit of free software, that’s surprisingly tough to find any kind of info for outside the developer’s website, and even there it does its best to be as vague as possible. This is partly due to the Matrix-esque way the game works – a far more enjoyable experience when approached with an attitude of complete ignorance. The reason for this…