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Crowdfunding is a constantly swinging, double-edged sword, as exemplified by polar opposites, Shovel Knight and Mighty No. 9. Each game perfectly represents the extremes of greatness and not-so-greatness born of crowdfunding. I would like to call my shot and say that the upcoming trash themed…

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A good tactics game is able to take the thinky pain of an RTS and match it with the palatability of a turn based RPG. Lightbulb Crew’s, Othercide manages to burn those synapses just right. With a red, black, and white color palette reminiscent of…

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Remember Celeste, Dead Cells, Frostpunk, Into the Breach, and Return of the Obra Dinn? 2018 was another year where a select handful of independent games got some serious recognition. These lucky few had the privilege of sitting at the “Game of the Year” table among…

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It is an awful misfortune when a remarkable game becomes unavoidably lost in the shuffle. Sheer volume alone ensures that this is an incurable part of independent games, and Covetous is a fantastic example of buried treasure. Released in 2010 as part of the Ludum…