Explorers is a 15-minute game where you chance upon a chain of desert islands and explore them in search of treasure. There are other explorers too, washing up on their own ramshackle rafts. The game plays a little like Sid Meier's Pirates! and suggests a competition to find all the secrets first, but the vibe is relaxed: "There is no time constraint, no danger, there's no gameover," writes creator Rémy Devaux. A simple Pico-8 version of the game can be played on itch.io free of charge; a more featureful downloadable version is $5.
Connor Gottfried made a 3-foot wide playable replica of Nintendo's classic Game and Watch version of Legend of Zelda—complete with a normal-size controller to play it with. 18 inches tall and 5 inches deep, the wallmounted installation is made with seven layers of corrugated plastic, a 21" LCD panel, a Raspberry Pi 4B, and a… READ THE REST
The Steam Deck is a handheld PC good enough for gaming duty—not the first, by any means, but clearly in a league of its own when it comes to power and price. Valve posted a video showing a teardown of the device. While asserting that "you own it" and can make your own repairs—a welcome… READ THE REST
Do you ever wish you could live in a Slasher Film? Do you really think you'd be the one to make better decisions, like not splitting up, and not going down to the basement, and not sneaking off to for a little death (that's a sex joke)? Slaughter Party is a new RPG that lets… READ THE REST
Just like unexpected rain or the sudden realization that you're fresh out of milk after pouring a bowl of cereal, a case of writer's block can really ruin an otherwise perfect day. Whether you're working on a blog or drafting a catchy tagline for your business's website, writing the right words doesn't always come as… READ THE REST
The way you arrange your home's interior is incredibly important, from using the color blue to encourage a more peaceful state of mind to implementing Feng Shui that brings your life good fortune. But if you're worried about deciding on a single decorating scheme, perhaps the versatility of light can help you see things a… READ THE REST
From social media posts to YouTube videos, you've got a lot of content to create these days. But sometimes the abundance of editing tools available today can feel a little overwhelming, especially if you don't have an art background. But perhaps it's just that you're not using the right software. No matter your experience level,… READ THE REST