Treasure Chest: September 2019

Treasure Chest: September 2019
We still are working through our archivation backlog, so welcome to the September 2019 issue of our revived Treasure Chest format! In this article you can find short descriptions, GIFs, screenshots as well as download links of all the …
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GOTY 2018: Game Jam Edition

GOTY 2018: Game Jam Edition
We do not care about the “God of War”. The growing and shrinking horse balls in “Red Dead Redemption 2” elicit only a weary smile from us. “Tetris Effect”, shmetris effect; okay, no, that one actually was great. …
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The Jam Report: December 2018

The Jam Report: December 2018 (Part 1)
Discover necessary and unnecessary sacrifices, stories about murders in mobster villas and tales about all kinds of friendship, real flower power, genre mashups, metagames and many other things in the December issue of “The Jam Report”, that features sixty-two jam…
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Ludum Dare 25: Mad Princess

Screenshot of "Mad Princess"
“Mad Princess” by Jussi Simpanen. “[A] tower defen[s]e type of game. You control the princess, who uses blood as currency, to set up different traps from spiky floors to crossbow sentries to kill the invading heroes!” Damsel in distress? …
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Ludum Dare 26: Persist

Screenshot of "Persist"
“Persist” by Jussi Simpanen. “As you trek deeper into the dungeon, you lose your skills one by one, making your quest more and more dangerous.” “Persist” is a wonderful story about forgiveness and sacrifices in ludic form. The platformer …
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Ludum Dare 27: Duke Dashington

Screenshot of "Duke Dashington"
“Duke Dashington” by Jussi Simpanen. “You have [ten] seconds to escape every floor before [the temple] collapses on you.” “Duke Dashington” is a short, fast-paced puzzle platformer about the eponymous character, who can only dash around. That way you …
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Ludum Dare 28: Shine

Screenshot of "Shine"
“Shine” by Jussi Simpanen. “You only get one source of light! […] While the orb is very powerful, it’s also very unstable. A slightest bump can cause the orb to explode! Lucia needs to use the orb to light …
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GBJAM 2: Tiny Dangerous Dungeons

Screenshot of "Tiny Dangerous Dungeons"
“Tiny Dangerous Dungeons” by Jussi Simpanen & Nik Sudan. “[E]xplore, find hidden power ups and solve puzzles to reach the end of the dungeon and presumably a huge treasure.” “Tiny Dangerous Dungeons” is a great metroidvania platformer game, which …
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