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This scene from a game will be a real eye-opener for some. It will give many players insight into a new world and likely change their perceptions on existence. On the other hand, many will feel right at home. PLAY NOW Please note that the game relies heavily on sound. In order to make any…
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Slow Down with Dr. Jolin Kanders

This “scene from a game” is called Slow Down with Dr. Jolin Kanders. It is FREE and you can play it in your web browser. (Play with sound or you’re cheating yourself!) PLAY NOW This game puts the player in psychiatrist Dr. Jolin Kanders’ chair. Can the doctor’s sessions really reduce your stress? Patients often…
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Shu’s Garden OST + Bonus Piano Medley

Last Saturday Jason and I attended Bit Bazaar to help promote Shu’s Garden. We had a couple devices running the game and were also selling various crafts and things, including the Official *Burned* CD Soundtrack. The soundtrack contains all the songs from the game plus a few extras — including a piano medley (the last…
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The Thing I Could Not Predict

This is my game designer origin story. It is a story of predictable causes and effects that results in something rather unexpected. The latest chapter ends with me realizing the thing that I could not predict, but the first chapter began, in earnest, in about grade six. It starts predictably enough. This game is so…
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Hey, Shu! Kickstarter

Dear fellow world observers, You probably assumed that after my last post ended with, “Please support your fellow, soon-to-be starving, sacks of skin and bones artists by pretending that you give a damn!” that it wouldn’t be long before I started asking for money. You are very perceptive! Please check out Jason and my Kickstarter…
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Hey, Shu!

Just in time for All Hallows’ Eve I bring a frightful tale. For the last year I have been on a terrifying, dark and winding path through the field of Independent Game Development. —— “Wooooooooosshh,” the frigid air goes. I have no more money and an unfinished game. —— “Ooooooooooooo,” the spooky relative moans. But…
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