BREAKER

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“BREAKER” by Daniel Linssen, Martin Kvale & Dubmood. “[A] blend of [Breakout], [Space Invaders] and [Ikaruga.]” Once I had the pleasure to talk on the German-French tv channel ARTE about minimalistic game design and why minimalism doesn’t mean …
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The Jam Report: May 2019 (Part 2)

The Jam Report: May 2019 (Part 2)
Are you looking for the second part of the May issue of “The Jam Report”? Then you’re at the right place! Here gachapon machines are mixed with excellent storytelling and crazy golf courses wait for your talent, while the most beautiful…
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Ludum Dare 37: Walkie Talkie

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“Walkie Talkie” by Daniel Linssen​. “Send messages[.] Receive messages[.] Play messages[.]” The whole concept is utterly brilliant: Daniel Linssen just developed a little playable chat system. How it’s playable, you’re asking? All the letters and characters become elements of …
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Ludum Dare 36: cognizance

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“cognizance” by Daniel Linssen​. “[T]here are five friends[.]” The gameplay in Daniel Linssens new puzzle platformer is simple and great: To find the parts of your cog buddies, you must spin through a mysterious (and very clever built) world. …
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Ludum Dare 35: windowframe

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“windowframe” by Daniel Linssen​. “[S]takes […] can be thrown into enemies, walls and the edge of the game’s window, where they will pin down that edge and stop it from moving. [O]nce an edge is pinned, you can right …
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Ludum Dare 33: Death of a Lich

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“Death of a Lich” by Daniel Linssen​. “[T]he grand lich is immortal and […] returns back to the world of the living […]. knowing this, a massive tower was built to house his crown until his return, so that …
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Ludum Dare 28: Javel-ein

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“Javel-ein” by Daniel Linssen​. “You only get one javelin! Using it together with your magnificent wit and skill, you must defeat all the enemies in each area[.]” Another platformer gem by Daniel Linssen: In “Javel-ein” I kind of felt …
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Ludum Dare 29: The Sun And Moon

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“The Sun And Moon” by Daniel Linssen. “This is my second Ludum Dare and once again it was a fantastic experience.” I’m so impressed with the puzzle design. The gliding-through-surfaces mechanic is not just a sweet gimmick, it’s really …
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