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Matt W reviews Fifteen Minutes: "Enjoyable Puzzle - A Bit Fiddly" March 31, 2015
"This is a nice, humorous puzzle game involve time travel and paradox management. You must take copious notes in order to arrive at the..." - See full review
dutchmule reviews Even Cowgirls Bleed: "Nice story but didn't like the end" March 30, 2015
"This game puts you in the boots of a young cowgirl (who's a bit overexcited) as she travels to a nearby city. The game has a colorful..." - See full review
News on The Black Lily: The Black Lily Release 2 March 30, 2015
This post-competition release incorporates the feedback received by extending some points. - Details
A new Recommended List by Walter Sandsquish, Noteworthy Games Which Can't Be Played on iOS or the IFDB March 30, 2015
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Lisbon reviews CORDYCEPS MORTALIS: "Twine" March 29, 2015
"These games really bother me. It's hit the point where I can't see "Development System: Twine" without wincing. It tells me a few things;..." - See full review
A new Recommended List by Walter Sandsquish, Campus Capers March 29, 2015
9 items
Games set on the author's campus have the same reputation as games set at the author's home: clumsy and clunky. But, some college games have excelled ...

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