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Game development is better with friends at Finji

Canabalt creator Adam Saltsman founded Finji, a collaborative development studio, in March. Finji offers publishing and other services to developers, and it runs on revenue share for each project – for Saltsman's new apocalyptic survival game, Overland, this means each of the four development...

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Overland: A lonely game filled with monsters

Overland is not a zombie game. It's a turn-based survival story set in an apocalyptic wasteland filled with monsters, and it plays out as if action figures from Half-Life 2 and Stephen King's The Stand were on a road trip across a chess board, creator Adam Saltsman says. It is a horror game, in a...

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Joystiq Weekly: Battlefield 4's launch, an Entwined review, E3 previews and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Joystiq celebrated its tenth anniversary of existence this...

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Night in the Woods' snappy dialogue inspired by Twitter

The protagonist of side-scrolling adventure game Night in the Woods is a cat named Mae. Like the other characters in the game, Mae acts more human than feline, a 20-year-old college dropout that's coping with both her and her friends' gradual transitions to adulthood. After the PC, Mac and Linux...

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PS4 residents to have a monster problem in Night in the Woods

Small towns can get pretty boring, but idle youths usually kick up some pretty good urban legends with an abundance of free time. There's a rumor that something mysterious is lurking in the woods near Possum Springs, and Night In the Woods developer Infinite Fall has spread word that PS4 owners...

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Canabalt dev forms indie studio Finji, taking semi-publishing role

Canabalt creator Adam Saltsman and wife Rebekah Saltsman have created a studio focused on making "new kinds of games with ethical business models" that they call "Finji." Finji will offer both development and publishing services as they collaborate with other game creators. Their first commercial...

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Night in the Woods stretch goals include a roguelike from Canabalt designer

Infinite Fall revealed a suite of stretch goals for its crowdfunded adventure game Night in the Woods, teasing the potential addition of a roguelike minigame designed by Adam Saltsman, creator of the landmark endless runner Canabalt. Developed by Aquaria designer Alec Holowka and animator Scott...

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Go on a 2D adventure with your loser friends in Night in the Woods

Adventure/exploration game Night in the Woods achieved its $50,000 goal on Kickstarter after one day on the funding platform. The indie story-focused game comes from Infinite Fall, a two-person team composed of Aquaria developer Alec Holowka and animator Scott Benson. Night in the Woods has...

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