If you've got a few bucks and some time to burn this weekend, there's a bundle of worthwhile indie games that can help you pass the time for the affordable price of pay-what-you-want.
Humble Bundle is currently offering six titles in its "Fantastic Arcade" collection, including Wheels of Aurelia, an interactive fiction racing game set in 1970s Italy, Risky Bison, where you must "secur[e] the financial future of a herd of buffaloes," the psychedelic forest simulator Alea and a minimalist hockey game called Hoky
You have to pay at least a dollar in order to get Steam keys, though of course it might be nice if you paid more. If you contribute more than $8, you'll get six more games as well, including the 2D-meets-3D puzzler Fez, the space exploration game Mirrormoon and Hotline Miami.
Your donation can also help support the Ablegamers Foundation and Worldreader. Time is limited, though, so if you want to get on board you've got to push the appropriate buttons before October 1st.
The Offworld Collection, presenting the very best features and essays from Offworld, is finally available to buy directly from Campo Santo for $40. I had the pleasure of designing and illustrating this splendid 250-page hardcover volume, but it’s the excellent writing, edited by Leigh Alexander and Laura Hudson, that makes it an essential buy. You […]
Zoya Street, curator of Critical Distance, offers slow reflections on the fast-paced world of digital play…
This week, our partnership with Critical Distance brings us reading on parenting via Tomb Raider, the utility of the word ‘gameplay’, and experiences from Nintendo ‘play counselors’ from the 1980s and 90s.
If you’re going to pursue a career in graphic design, videography or web development, there are some essential tools you need to have – and all of them are included in the Adobe Creative Cloud. And whether you need to brush up on Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign – or are a beginner to them all […]
Got a vision to put on film? The Film & Cinematography Mastery Bundle shows you how to put it there, with classes covering gear, lighting, production – even marketing. Even in this age of indie cinema, filmmaking can seem like an exclusive world for the chosen few. But with the right eye – and the […]
If you’re into tech at all, you should definitely consider unleashing your inner tinkerer on a Raspberry Pi board. If you’re intimidated, don’t be. It’s a statistical probability that people half your age have created cooler things than you can imagine with the versatile kit. Not sure where to start? The Complete Raspberry Pi 3B+ […]