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A new listing for Rites of a Mailmare, by Owlor February 5, 2016
You are a Mailmare, delivering letters across the Lucidious Archipelago. Using the art of Oneiromancy you can remove the obstacles that stand in your way. The game sends you on a randomized journey across an...
A new Recommended List by MathBrush, A timeline of some important games for authors February 5, 2016
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This is a timeline of some highly influential games that used innovative techniques or left a mark on future games. I have not included 2015 games yet because it's hard to know what mark they will leave on...
Christina Nordlander reviews Mother: "Sweet, weird, comforting" February 5, 2016
"Mother is one of Porpentine's own contributions for her Twiny Jam, a Twine game jam with a 300-word limit. It's pretty much a shaggy dog..." - See full review
verityvirtue reviews SABBAT: "Surprisingly affectionate witch fantasy game about gaining power" February 5, 2016
"(There is also a commercial/paid version of SABBAT with art and a soundtrack. This was based on the free version, linked above.)..." - See full review
verityvirtue reviews Icepunk: "Grindy but intriguing procgen exploration through a winter wasteland" February 5, 2016
"You are the last living inhabitant of your Habitat, your only companions the robots that maintain your living spaces. But there is..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Kissing the Buddha's Feet: "An early example of an NPC-rich TADS game. Help John study!" February 5, 2016
"This game was the very first winner of the XYZZY for best NPCs. Your roommate John is studying, and four of his buddies come over. You..." - See full review

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