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  • Trove: First Impressions | Steam | Mac

      OK, so I will start with how I think Trove has built upon the addictive beomoth that is Minecraft. Firstly,...

    First ImpressionsIan GarstangNovember 2, 2015
  • Review: Her Story | Steam | iPhone

    I didn’t realise it, but I love a good ‘who-dunnit’. I have played a lot of Cluedo, watched my fair share...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangJuly 28, 2015
  • Review: Sir, You Are Being Hunted | Steam

    A brisk walk through the British countryside is certainly an experience. Lush green pastures, farms, rural villages and ancient stone circles...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangJanuary 28, 2015
  • Review: Gods Will Be Watching | Steam

    The illusion of choice in video games is something that interests me a lot. When writing a story driven game, developers...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangJanuary 8, 2015
  • Review: Gone Home | Mac | Steam

    I have an overactive imagination at the best of times. As a child, I was like most people, in that a...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangJuly 26, 2014
  • Preview: There Came an Echo | Xbox One | PS4 | PC

    There Came an Echo is a voice-controlled, squad-based strategy RPG that attempts to take advantage of the new Kinect sensor on...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangJuly 22, 2014
  • Review: SteamWorld Dig | Steam

    There seems to be a craze at the moment where small development companies are jumping on certain game styles until they...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangJuly 16, 2014
  • Review: Among The Sleep | Steam

    The unlikely protagonist in Among The Sleep is vulnerable 2 year old toddler maliciously tipped from his cot during the night...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangJuly 6, 2014
  • Indie Game Review: Papers Please | Steam

    Papers Please looks like it could have been out on the ZX spectrum back in the 80’s. However, don’t let its...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangJune 20, 2014
  • Indie Game Review: The Stanley Parable | Steam

    The Stanley Parable isn’t a long game, nor is it really a game at all. I guess I would describe it...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangJune 3, 2014
  • Indie Game Review: The Novelist | Steam

    Video games rarely make people well up or shed a tear. OK, I may have gone glassy-eyed when we met Dom’s...

    Game ReviewsIan GarstangMay 21, 2014
  • 31 Gamesalad Optimization Tips

    One thing that we all worry about when producing games with Gamesalad is performance. Even with the new LUA-Free engine coming...

    blogIan GarstangJanuary 15, 2013
  • Game Development Dairy #4 Super Drop Zone

    My game idea for the One Game A Month challenge has finally moved from paper to Adobe Illustrator. So far I...

    ArticlesIan GarstangJanuary 10, 2013
  • Game Development Diary #3

    First Snags: Techical It was only going to be a matter of time before I hit a couple of bumps in...

    blogIan GarstangJanuary 6, 2013