The Painter’s Playground

Wow. It’s been months since I’ve posted here (again!), but there’s a good reason: A friend and I started a new game development company: Next Zen Mechanics. My business partner Ryan is a scientist, a top Steam reviewer, and now an indie game developer. Our first title, The Painter’s Playground, just hit public beta!  …

Dead Horizons #7DRL

Dead Horizons was my seventh consecutive 7DRL success, and the most complex game I’ve done for the jam in years. But I also had help: the game is set in a world created by Matthew Ritter, and he also did the art, and the semi-procedural soundtrack was composed by Nick A. Day. It’s a cover-based…

Yendor And 7DRL

The last time I posted about “The Curse Of Yendor”, it had just been revealed. Now, it’s 2 weeks after the Steam Launch! The reviews are just what I was hoping for: it’s a streamlined classical roguelike with a lot of depth and challenge. And it’s ADDICTING!   Today, I am getting ready to start…