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Corral Countdown 4: Trailer Premiere #1 - The Saints-Little Gang

Corral Countdown 4: Trailer Premiere #1 - The Saints-Little Gang

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Boot Hill Bounties finally gets a trailer and it features the titular "bounties" - the Saints-Little Gang.

Corral Countdown 7: Mystery Eggs

Corral Countdown 7: Mystery Eggs

Indie Gamers

Does game theories and mysteries spark your interest? Find out about the mysteries tucked away in Boot Hill Bounties

Corral Countdown 10: Trappings

Corral Countdown 10: Trappings

Indie Gamers

Trappings are the Wild West version of RPG relics. I'll tell you about some of them here

Corral Countdown 11: Game Scope and Pacing

Corral Countdown 11: Game Scope and Pacing

Indie Gamers

Just how much content is in Boot Hill Bounties? How long is the game? This DevBlog Friday we count it all up

Corral Countdown 12: Classroom Riddles

Corral Countdown 12: Classroom Riddles

Indie Gamers

What can you do at a Wild West schoolhouse? See if you can you solve these riddles?

Corral Countdown 15: Doc is a Doctor

Corral Countdown 15: Doc is a Doctor

Indie Gamers 1 comment

Doc also helps the party out at camp and you can probably guess what he does.

This Week In Indie Games

This Week In Indie Games

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The biggest indie gaming stories for the week of November 10, 2017

Corral Countdown 17: Side Quests

Corral Countdown 17: Side Quests

Indie Gamers

Sidequests allow for mini-adventures in Bronco County. Read about'em in the newspaper.

Corral Countdown 20: Chuckwagon Chief Cooking Competition

Corral Countdown 20: Chuckwagon Chief Cooking Competition

Indie Gamers

Test your culinary skills and win the title of Chuckwagon Chief. Like Iron Chef, but Wild West.

I Am Overburdened, it's alive!
I Am Overburdened

I Am Overburdened, it's alive!

I Am Overburdened 1 comment

Yes, I Am Overburdened was released at evening (by GMT) on the 2nd of November. In the big sprint towards publishing this game I forgot to update my blog...

Corral Countdown 21: (Devblog Friday) Inception to Realization

Corral Countdown 21: (Devblog Friday) Inception to Realization

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Here's some notes from brainstorming ideas for Boot Hill Bounties. I talk about what it means to bring an idea to reality through game development

Visit the Mushroom Worlds
Imagine Earth

Visit the Mushroom Worlds

Imagine Earth

Dear Space Colonists, our monthly update of Imagine Earth this time adds a background story frame to the campaign and a new additional vegetation set...

Corral Countdown 22: Question Master Boxes

Corral Countdown 22: Question Master Boxes

Indie Gamers

In the Bronco County Sunrise newspaper are clues leading to the codes to unlock mysterious green boxes found all over Bronco County.

Corral Countdown 25: Imbuing Weapons

Corral Countdown 25: Imbuing Weapons

Indie Gamers

Moon combines reagents to imbue weapons with status effects, so you can customize your weapons

Corral Countdown 26:  Mine Design Time

Corral Countdown 26: Mine Design Time

Indie Gamers

How did this sketch of a 19th century mine inspire a level in Boot Hill Bounties?

Corral Countdown 27: Wounds and Doctor Visits

Corral Countdown 27: Wounds and Doctor Visits

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Grievous Injuries are constant worry in the Wild West. But is a doctor near?

Corral Countdown 30: Finding Treasure

Corral Countdown 30: Finding Treasure

Indie Gamers

Find treasures from bosses and exploration that you can sell or collect. How do they add to the flavor to the setting?

Corral Countdown 32: Cooking by the Campfire

Corral Countdown 32: Cooking by the Campfire

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Corral Countdown 32: It's time to get cooking! You guessed it, cook up some grub by the campfire!

Corral Countdown 35: Stealth and Surprise Attacks

Corral Countdown 35: Stealth and Surprise Attacks

Indie Gamers

Sneak up on enemies and surprise them for an initiative bonus!

Rogue Engine Editor: Splash Screen Editor!
Caasi's Odyssey

Rogue Engine Editor: Splash Screen Editor!

Caasi's Odyssey 2 comments

Ever wanted to create your own Rogue Adventure? Come and watch a nice video which shows how to create a custom splash screen!

Corral Countdown 36: Body-Kun Helps You Draw!

Corral Countdown 36: Body-Kun Helps You Draw!

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Corral Countdown 36: Learn how I improved my sprite art from "blah" to "pretty okay" using "this one weird trick

Corral Countdown 37: Harvesting and Growing Your Farm

Corral Countdown 37: Harvesting and Growing Your Farm

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Harvest crops and invest in your farm to grow crops, raise livestock and hire farm hands.

Corral Countdown 38: Rusty Challenges

Corral Countdown 38: Rusty Challenges

Indie Gamers

Challenges are basically tutorials cloaked as side quests or achievements.

KREEP, Weeklong Co-op Madness Sale
Operation KREEP

KREEP, Weeklong Co-op Madness Sale

Operation KREEP

Operation KREEP, the best :P couch co-op multiplayer Alien satire, is 67% off for a week! If you are a sucker for retro games like Bomberman (Dyna Blaster...

Corral Countdown 42: Nonlinear Chapters
Boot Hill Bounties

Corral Countdown 42: Nonlinear Chapters

Boot Hill Bounties 1 comment

Is Boot Hill Bounties a linear RPG or an open world RPG? The answer may surprise you.

I Am Overburdened, coming soon!
I Am Overburdened

I Am Overburdened, coming soon!

I Am Overburdened 24 comments

This entry is a bit more like an announcement and less like a devlog entry, but here it goes: I Am Overburdened is going to be released on October 23...

Corral Countdown 41: Shrinking Swellsville
Boot Hill Bounties

Corral Countdown 41: Shrinking Swellsville

Boot Hill Bounties

Why did I make Swellsville smaller in Boot Hill Bounties? Find out in Friday's DevBlog

Corral Countdown 43: Camping
Boot Hill Bounties

Corral Countdown 43: Camping

Boot Hill Bounties

The air is crisp, the stars are bright, the campfire's warm. It's time to talk about camping!

Corral Countdown 46: NPC Creation (Friday Devblog)
Boot Hill Bounties

Corral Countdown 46: NPC Creation (Friday Devblog)

Boot Hill Bounties

How I made non-player characters in Boot Hill Bounties.

Rogue Engine Editor: Revolution! [Alpha Update]
Caasi's Odyssey

Rogue Engine Editor: Revolution! [Alpha Update]

Caasi's Odyssey

Ever wanted to create your own Rogue Adventure? Come and watch the nice Alpha-Update video of the Rogue Engine Editor!