All posts by Jonathan Kaharl

Freelance games and anime writer, lover of indie games and old point and clicks. Bi, male, will go on forever about existentialism if given the chance.

Verdict Guilty

In an age where the fighting game has been dominated by tournament focused enthusiasts obsessed with perfection, it’s nice to


f you’ve been on the internet long enough, then you’ve probably heard about Hatoful Boyfriend. The pigeon dating sim has gained


Humor, as a form of art, is subjective. Everyone has different tastes in comedy, but there are still times when

Earthbound (The Halloween Hack)

Before the release of Undertale, Toby Fox’s previous work in game development was entirely through ROM hacks. In October 2008,


This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Bleed

Indie studios love making games rooted deeply in the mechanics and conventions of the era before 3D, and for good

Charnel House Trilogy, The

If you’re thinking this looks a lot like a Wadjet Eye game, that’s not surprising, as both Dave Gilbert and

Mystik Belle

Andrew Bado, head of Last Dimension, has a long history working with sprite games, having collaborated with WayForward (creators of

Actual Sunlight

CONTENT WARNING: The following article discusses depression and suicide. Indie gaming has been involving for a good while, and one

Westerado: Double Barreled

Westerado: Double Barreled is an expanded version of a free flash game found on [adult swim]’s website. The Cartoon Network

Noir Syndrome

Indie developers are constantly looking for two things; a game they can make in a timely manner, and a concept

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