21st Aug 2015

Paid Job: Help me re-design Debby and her boyfriend

Paid Job: Help me re-design these two troublemakers for an animation. Animatic here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3OSvp24E9U Original Photoshop file: http://initialsgames.com/oidebby/main.psd To apply, email me at shane [at] initialsgames.com and send me your portfolio and how much...

25th Jun 2015

Grrl Scouts Pixel Art Fan Art

Grrl Scouts #1. Based on the awesome comic by Jim Mahfood. Check out the new Grrl Scouts short film. When an evil society sweeps through their town, three small time...

12th Apr 2015

How to make a level for Super Lemonade Factory

You will need v1 of the Ogmo Editor. You can get it from the Ogmo Editor homepage. Click on Download Ogmo Editor v1 (old Flash version). Make sure you’re not using...

16th Feb 2015

Super Crate Box fan art

10th Feb 2015

Pixel Shader Tutorial

This pixel art shader has been causing quite a stir. Learn more about it here: http://kushi.lv9.org/pixelartshader/index.html It’s in Japanese. Google Translate does a good job of turning it into English, but...

29th Jan 2015

Best Pixel Art Assets For Indie Games

Free Surt has so many excellent pixel art tile sheets, and most are licensed as CC0 which is always great news for an indie dev. Some highlights include: Monkey Lad Fantasy...

12th Jan 2015

A Collection of Video Game Advertisements

03rd Nov 2014

Indie Game Review – Space Gardiner

Space Gardiner is a game by indie dev like a hundred bears. And what a release for a debut.   Space Gardiner uses the Grandma Engine by Towerfall dev Matt Thorson....

28th Oct 2014
Setting up an indie game dev computer.

Setting up an indie game dev computer.

So you want to make games? Let’s get started. Software. Engines XNA – http://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/details.aspx?id=27599 Visual Studio C# 2010 – FlashDevelop – http://www.flashdevelop.org/ – Make games using Flash and ActionScript 3.0  ...

16th Sep 2014

On the importance of cheat codes.

When I was about 8 years old, I showed my Dad the DOKIPEN cheat in Action Fighter. He told me the programmers put them in so they can test things...