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3 Free Games Guaranteed To Put A Smile On Your Face

Vin Diesel DMing a Game of D&D Just For You | 3 Free Games To Put A Smile On Your Face | Gamerwife.com

Sometimes you want to play a sprawling, fantasy epic where you get to pick flowers, learn blacksmithing and wander the countryside slaying dragons for 150 hours. Other times you want to drive around the city, robbing prostitutes and smashing tanks into things for 200 hours. And then there are the times where you just want something you can play over a cup of coffee that’ll drive the crankies away. With game development tools becoming more and more accessible and game…

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Sneaky Sneaky Review

Full Disclosure: I was given a copy of the game by the developer for review purposes, however, all opinions expressed are my own. While it might be true that there are no new game genres left to invent, the proper mashing of genres can have truly magnificent results. Such is the case with stealth dungeon crawler Sneaky Sneaky, a marvelous little gem I discovered at this year’s Seattle Indies Expo when I was in town for PAX Prime. The premise…

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Dames Who Make Games

Dames Who Make Games: Jenna H.

Dames Who Make Games Jenna H. | Gamerwife.com

Welcome to Dames Who Make Games, Gamerwife’s interview series with the lovely ladies who make our video games. Whether you’re a QA tester or a company VP, we want to hear what you have to say. And remember to click “Continue reading” for the whole story. This month’s Dames Who Make Games interviewee is the charming and talented Jenna H. of Little Worlds Interactive. I met her at PAX Prime 2014 when I was perusing the PAX 10 booth and…

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IndieBox Unboxing August 2014

Indiebox | Mystery Box Gift Guide for Gamers | Gamerwife.com

IndieBox is a brand new subscription box service committed to promoting the best new independent video games, while at the same time rewarding gamers with all the deluxe, extra-textual stuff that’s disappeared with the advent of digital distribution. You know, the box, the instruction manual, posters, etc. Last month’s game, Forced, came packed with beautiful goodies. Check out what came in the August box: While this will probably be my last IndieBox for a little while (I pay for all…

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Dames Who Make Games

Dames Who Make Games: Angela M.

Dames Who Make Games Angela M. | Gamerwife.com

Welcome to Dames Who Make Games, Gamerwife’s interview series with the lovely ladies who make our video games. Whether you’re a QA tester or a company VP, we want to hear what you have to say. This month’s Dames Who Make Games interviewee Angela is the business and marketing director for Clever Plays, an indie studio here in Montreal that she founded with her husband. Their first game, Leap of Fate is a hardcore action game with permadeath, randomly-generated levels,…

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