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.
There are two times you never want to just “eyeball” it: Conducting brain surgery and matching shades of paint for your walls. Whether you’re painting or repainting, make sure you’re never just “close enough” to the color you want. Not when the Nix Mini Color Sensor can scan and match any color perfectly. Small enough […]
In photography as in film, all the real artistry is in post-production – increasingly so, with the new possibilities cropping up in digital imaging. If you’re ready to get serious about your photography, may we suggest HDR Projects 2018 Pro. As working photographers can tell you, this imaging software can help you re-imagine even the […]
A picture can be worth a heck of a lot more than just a thousand words. If you’ve squinted for ages trying to get just the right photo, you might have the right passion for a career behind the camera. You might even have the right equipment, but do you have the know-how? The Beginner-To-Expert […]