Three sites for best of 2008 comics lists: Blair Butler (here and here), Jog the Blog and a million lists by a million artists. Plus, Thought Balloonists’ 2008 highlights. Spoiler: Love is strong for Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely’s, All-Star Superman.
Don’t bother guessing the verb, just click here to play Former Games Editor Jim Munroe’s Everybody Dies which just took 3rd place at the 2008 Interactive Fiction Competition. You can also learn more about the process of writing interactive fiction and see Michael Cho’s sweet illustrations.
There’s a pair of pants in the bottom drawer of my dresser. They don’t fit me. In fact, they’re kind of ugly. They’re chocolate brown with thick vertical half-hound’s-tooth white stripes, a trio of faux-bone oblong buttons (non-functional) running up the side of each pocket and belt loops wide enough to accommodate a belt half [...]
Jayisgames has the best indie games of 2007, with some instant classics like The Tall Stump and Grow Island on the list. And Tales of the Rampant Coyote gets worried about the addictive nature of Flash Element TD2.
A minimal, clever, innovative videogame… is it redundant to mention it’s Japanese? All hail Cursor*10!
What would we all be without free stuff on the internet? There’s still a couple weeks to give financial support to the Creative Commons for 2007. Sure, they didn’t bring us a skateboarding dog or that dramatic squirrel, but there’s still Jim Munroe’s movie, Infest Wisely, and Jonathan Coulton.
Read 61 pages of post-Rapture Chicago with a Raven and a Mummy from Therefore, Repent!, a graphic novel written by the Gutter’s founding editor and former Evil Overlord, Jim Munroe.
Must! Crush! Indiana! Jones! This hilarious game was made in 4 days: “You play as the infamous rolling boulder. Roll over the archeologists and protect the honor of the golden idols of fertility.”
The relatively short 4 hour shoot for the first scene of this triple XXX bible story provided some very exciting results, but how would scene two of THE CUMMING OF JIZZUS play out? Well, it took a while to get started since the first snowstorm of the season in Vancouver held up our performers, and [...]
Clive Thompson writes up 6 indie games, all free (my fav: RSVP), saying “If you really want to see innovation, there’s only one place to go: Off the grid.” Peter Butler lists the 10 best free games at Download.com (my pick is Mono). Also making the rounds: the anti-Kinko’s simulator, Disaffected! (I’m not sure if [...]
It might have been the buckets of beer or just the balmy San Francisco night that had me feeling so upbeat after the Game Developers Choice Awards and the Independent Games Festival but even in sober retrospect it was pretty remarkable. On a basic level, it was simply seeing the best videogames of the year [...]
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