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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

Feature 4 comments

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.

Corral Countdown 21: (Devblog Friday) Inception to Realization

Corral Countdown 21: (Devblog Friday) Inception to Realization

Feature

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

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 27: Wounds and Doctor Visits

Corral Countdown 27: Wounds and Doctor Visits

Indie Gamers 1 comment

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

Feature

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!

Corral Countdown 36: Body-Kun Helps You Draw!

Corral Countdown 36: Body-Kun Helps You Draw!

Feature

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

Feature

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.

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.

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.

I Am Overburdened, striving for balance
I Am Overburdened

I Am Overburdened, striving for balance

I Am Overburdened

My great "wisdom" about this topic: balancing a game, especially and RPG, is hard. Not simply hard, it is ULTRA hard.

I Am Overburdened, light at the end of the tunnel
I Am Overburdened

I Am Overburdened, light at the end of the tunnel

I Am Overburdened

Last weeks were only spent on polish and adding "extra" features, so it is only a matter of a few weeks to finally tackle this beast of a game :) , I'm...

Super Lumi Live Version 0.11
Super Lumi Live

Super Lumi Live Version 0.11

Super Lumi Live

The latest version of Super Lumi Live marks the first update to ship with content in the form of an entire new world!

Editors Choice - Indie of the Year 2016

Editors Choice - Indie of the Year 2016

2016 Indie of the Year Awards 16 comments

Welcome to the 2016 Award Presentation, while the old computer crunches the votes, we highlight our favourites from the year.

KREEP, missed tap
Operation KREEP

KREEP, missed tap

Operation KREEP

An in-depth look at the input handling improvements of the Operation KREEP 1.2 update. Warning technical bla bla :) !

Tier Tactical 0.1.5 Features
Tier Tactical

Tier Tactical 0.1.5 Features

Tier Tactical

These are the features available in Tier Tactical 0.1.5

Top Upcoming Mobile Games of 2014 - Players Choice

Top Upcoming Mobile Games of 2014 - Players Choice

2014 App of the Year Awards 9 comments

The votes have been tallied these are your picks for Upcoming Apps of 2014

Indie of the Year 2014 - Editors Choice

Indie of the Year 2014 - Editors Choice

2014 Indie of the Year Awards 29 comments

Here's our picks for the best and upcomming indies of 2014.

Last Obstacles
Graveyard March

Last Obstacles

Graveyard March

A little cherry on top of already punishing cocktail. The internal politics of the levels and the flying menace. How the indigenous species of the level...

Items and Buildings
Graveyard March

Items and Buildings

Graveyard March

The items of this game and how mushroom can be the beginning of your demise. The buildings of this game and what miracles of architecture we squeezed in.

Monday Night Indie 27th Oct

Monday Night Indie 27th Oct

Spotlight

Join us as we delve into the delights of Indie Games in our Monday Night Indie showcase, Featuring talks with the developers, giveaways & more. On tonight's...

Monsters
Graveyard March

Monsters

Graveyard March

It’s time to get to interesting stuff: the means to wage your conquest and enemies that you’ll meet.