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Steam Curator Curator helps find people finding good games

The Unofficial Steam Curator Curator collects related groups that have their own game lists on Steam under its new Curators program. For example, Steam Curator Curator has a group titled "Oddly Specific Curation," which includes one curator's list of games with skeletons in them, a list of games wi...

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Twenty developers you don't know, but should

Between consoles, PC, mobile and everything in between, there are so many games released today that it's impossible to keep up with everything that's coming out – and it's even harder to keep up with the studios behind them. Even with a gaming public that's grown accustomed to following big d...

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Indie survival sim Dyscourse secures funding in final hours on Kickstarter

Dyscourse, the desert-island survival sim from Snuggle Truck developer Owlchemy Labs, has met its goal in the final few hours of its Kickstarter campaign, securing funding for development on Windows, Mac, and Linux. Owlchemy faced an uphill battle in the final week of its campaign, but crested i...

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The first Dyscourse gameplay video shows how to not kill a boar

Dyscourse is a quirky survival game that developer Owlchemy Labs promises is heavy on narrative and player choice – and finally we can see what all of that means. The first gameplay video of Dyscourse follows Rita and a few crabby tourists as they attempt to survive in the wasteland where...

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Indie devs battle starvation, each other in Dyscourse bonus scenario

Who would be better-equipped to survive a week on a desert island: Double Fine head honcho Tim Schafer or Super Meat Boy developer Edmund McMillen? Would Vlambeer's Rami Ismail emerge as a better spear fisherman than Canabalt creator Adam Saltsman? Snuggle Truck developer Owlchemy Labs aims to answ...

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Snuggle Truck dev's 'Dyscourse' promises your choices truly matter

Dyscourse is Owlchemy Labs' most ambitious project to date – it's a survival title for PC, Mac and Linux that tackles groupthink, the futility of earning a degree in art, and branching narrative paths depending on each player's unique choices. Really this time, Owlchemy founder Alex Schwartz ...

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PSA: Oculus Rift support now in AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! on Steam

VR fans that were making dinner plans ... STOP! Oculus Rift support for AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome has been added to the game's Steam version, currently priced at $9.99. Developer Dejobaan Games announced last month it was collaborating with Owlchemy Labs to add support for the...

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AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for Oooooculus Rift

Prepare your body and vomit bags for AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome in full virtual reality on the Oculus Rift, coming to the game's Steam version from co-developer Owlchemy Labs. For the Awesome is a free-fall simulator that tasks players with enacting stunts and hitting marks while ...

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Jack Lumber whittles away its price on Steam through May 7

Jack Lumber, the anti-tree iOS game from Owlchemy Labs, is now available on Steam, on sale for $5 through May 7. Mr. Lumber is a supernaturally powered wood-chopping fiend who holds a powerful grudge against trees of all kinds, and gameplay involves viciously slicing through logs of various shap...

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Owlchemy Labs shares its formula to successful indie development

Alex Schwartz founded Owlchemy Labs in 2010, and since launch he's built a team of six and has developed a steady stream of indie games across multiple platforms, including Snuggle Truck and the recent release Jack Lumber. He's still in business, with more games on the way. The secret to Schwartz's...

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