Wraithkal: The Indie Gaming Corner

Tell-a-Tale: The Made with Unity Developer Story Contest Is Well Underway

A Place for the Unwilling
A lot can happen when you attempt to create something in Unity. A lot. So much, that the development process often spawns entire stories just waiting to be told. Stories which The Made with Unity Developer Story Contest is all about, so if you've got an interesting tale to tell, related to either a finished or WIP Made with Unity game… then this competition's for you.
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Using inkle’s ink Language to Make IF Just Got Simpler With the Inky Editor

Inky
Twine, Inform 7, TADS, Quest, ADRIFT - not like there's a lack of IF authoring tools, and yet, something about ink makes it stand out. Maybe it's the syntax? Or perhaps the fact that it's powered amazing interactive experiences like 80 Days? Whatever the reason, however impressive as a language, its one downside was the lack of an editor. Fortunately, with the release of inky, that problem has pretty much been dealt with.
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Speculating Screenshots (18th June 2016)

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For most, weekends means two days off work with some much-needed R&R. But for game developers, it’s also a time during which they get to show off what they’ve been working on. I am of course referring to Screenshot Saturday, which involves tweeting screenshots with the #ScreenshotSaturday hashtag. Screenshots which I will be critiquing some of every single Tuesday, in Speculating Screenshots.
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FAR: Become One With Your Vessel In This Vehicular Adventure

FAR
Adventures, while often wildly different in nature, all have one thing in common: it's either about the destination - or what may be found there - or about the journey (what happens during, and such). In FAR the focus seems more on the latter, as you traverse a desolate wasteland, maintaining your vehicle each step of the way, while weathering storms and pitch black nights alike.
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Social Media Enables Hashtag Dungeon Fans to Create… Everexpanding Dungeons!

Hashtag Dungeon
Evil being evil and all, it's hardly going to surprise anyone that it / they are up to no good, in Hashtag Dungeon. But in this case, you don't have to be the good guy. Instead, how about teaming up with other evil-doers to actually create the hazardous dungeons these so-called heroes have to trek through? Sharing your lair of wicked beings with the world not only opens it up for exploration, but also expansion… through social media!
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Speculating Screenshots (11th June 2016)

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For most, weekends means two days off work with some much-needed R&R. But for game developers, it’s also a time during which they get to show off what they’ve been working on. I am of course referring to Screenshot Saturday, which involves tweeting screenshots with the #ScreenshotSaturday hashtag. Screenshots which I will be critiquing some of every single Tuesday, in Speculating Screenshots.
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Let’s Get It Kickstarted (with demo): The Captain

The Captain (GL)
In the 23rd century, mankind has long since expanded its territorial claim into the vast depths of space, and as such, life's pretty darn good for The Captain's protagonist, captain Welmu. Or at least it used to be, until a routine mission goes wrong, poor Welmu suddenly waking up in uncharted territory, far away from home. Oh my. Time to point, click, be the best captain ever, and... find a way back!
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Point, Click and Movies Happen In the Strange World of Projector Face

While I have no idea just how the protagonist of Projector Face managed to end up with a film projector for a head / face, it does make for a unique protagonist, that's for sure. One who, far as I can tell, simply wants to be, but unfortunately trouble seems to be pretty darn good at finding him. Time to find out whether an uncanny movie playing ability is enough to get through whatever fate has in store for this poor misunderstood fella.
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Let’s Get It Kickstarted (with a Lovecraftian twist): Stygian

Stygian Kickstarter
Drawing heavily upon the works of H.P. Lovecraft, Stygian drops the player right into a world gone mad, promising "a bleak journey from a ruined Arkham to the very depths of the Abyss". Equally intriguing and terrifying, I'd say, and you probably won't live to tell the tale. Don't let that stop you though, for while the world is long gone, you do have reason to continue fighting, to figure out what caused it, why Arkham still stands, and above all else… who the Dismal Man is!
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Speculating Screenshots (4th June 2016)

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For most, weekends means two days off work with some much-needed R&R. But for game developers, it’s also a time during which they get to show off what they’ve been working on. I am of course referring to Screenshot Saturday, which involves tweeting screenshots with the #ScreenshotSaturday hashtag. Screenshots which I will be critiquing some of every single Tuesday, in Speculating Screenshots.
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Tabletop Simulator Raises the Dead Cooperatively With Zombicide DLC

Tabletop Simulator - Zombicide
We all knew it was just a matter of time before the undead found their way into digital tabletop gaming. Just a matter of time indeed, and as usual, in Zombicide, it's up to you to take them out - or die trying. With help, should you feel the need. Help in the form of 2-5 friends / allies / coworkers / acquiantances - whoever you're comfortable fending off the undead with. Because it's dangerous to venture through the apocalypse alone.
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