Acid leaks. Exploding barrels. Jars of mysterious substances. Books that whisper obscenities. Torn wallpaper patched up with patent applications. The...
Let's just say I'm not very fond of the patent system.
My way of dealing: making Patent Blaster, a sidescrolling explodey kind of game based on awful patent art come to life. Your mission: invalidate those patents using any means necessary.
The house is a mess, and you're here to clean it out. Acid leaks. Exploding barrels. Jars of mysterious substances. Books that whisper obscenities. Torn wallpaper patched up with patent applications.
Elephants charge at you with a stick of color acting like a lightsaber, before falling to your superior flamethrower, but not before they’re resurrected and your cackling evil twin erupts on the scene, literally flying in all directions, just above the hovering hollow bear with a freeze ray. I love games in which each second of gameplay can be described as thus; it’s delightfully ridiculous.
Chris Priestman, Indie Statik
...strange, juicy, and fun... The visual style of this game is unique.
Indie Game Hunt
It's released under the MIT license for the code and a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license for most of the assets. You can get the details - and the code - on GitHub. You can still buy the game by clicking this well-crafted link.
And remember: hover-elephant is watching.
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Mar 6 2014, 10:53am
Also, both times I've been to the Apple store now, the person I spoke to was still running Snow Leopard on their own machine. Kinda telling.
Mar 6 2014, 10:29am
Well, the Mavericks update has bricked my computer again, and I can't fix it today because no one has an install DVD anymore. Thanks, Apple.
Mar 6 2014, 10:23am
Mar 6 2014, 8:30am
An addendum to my thoughts about negative bibliometrics: T.co
Mar 6 2014, 4:57am