Posts Tagged ‘Indie’

One Guy is Making His Own NES-Style RPG

by Shawn Hopkinson February 4, 2015
When you played old NES RPGs like Final Fantasy and Dragon Warrior, did you ever fantasize about making your own? Joshua Temblett must have, so now he’s doing it. Untold Story is a testament to how far indie development has come and how inclusive it can be. Now anyone with the right tools can make […]

‘Indie Elder Scrolls’ Frontiers Delayed

by Shawn Hopkinson June 24, 2014
Frontiers is an ambitious Elder Scrolls-type RPG. It’s not as polished as Skyrim, but then again, it’s made by just a couple of people, so the fact that they’ve been able to get so close has been amazing. Heck, in Frontiers you have gliders, so that’s one up on recent non-flying Elder Scrolls games. Unfortunately, […]

PAX East: High Strangeness Doubles Down on Nostalgia by Evoking 8 and 16-bit RPGs

by Shawn Hopkinson April 13, 2014
One of the more interesting RPGs to be shown at PAX East is Barnyard Intelligence Game’s High Strangeness. The homage to 8 and 16-bit Action RPGs has been in the maxing for quite a while, being the first video game ever funded on Kickstarter back in 2009. The game’s double-dose retro nostalgia sees the player […]