Vextro Reading List Vol. 5

Every message that gets written here feels kind of lost once it’s passed. Here’s another one.

Support Art, Make Games, Write, Tell Someone You Care

continue to volume 6

RPG Maker (1992 – 2015)

  • by ASCII, Enterbrain, Agetec, Degica, etc
  • will last, hopefully!
  • game creation software

flexible, immediate, studied tools for rpgs, visual novels, horror, interactive fiction, walking sims, puzzle games… wildly popular and largely ignored by critics

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The 100-in-1 Klik and Play Pirate Kart (2007)

  • by various artists; the glorious trainwrecks community
  • average length ~5 minutes
  • compilation, arcade, defaultcore
  • download

gamedev without caution or abandon. a most contemporary movement

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hey ekjoeihoe (2015)

break apart pinball, break apart videogames. celebrate liminal spaces

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Comforting Sounds (2016)

in spite of these comforting sounds

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Moirai (2013)

obfuscated conversations with stranger; judge with unflattering context

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Volcano are Fun! (2014)

  • by Boltman and Rich0664
  • takes ~15 minutes
  • rail shooter, art brut, defaultcore
  • download

unbelievable nonsense striving for something game-y which is just actually messed up

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exhibition (2016)

just some great art

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Shape Tycoon (2016)

the shapes aren’t alright

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TIMEframe (2015)

catalog four thousand years in ten seconds

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Loop (2016)

reminds me of when I was a kid and then comes about the end of all that is

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Nelly Cootalot: Spoonbeaks Ahoy! (2007)

really basic game that shouldn’t be as weird as it feels

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Wilfred, the Hero (2006)

of lame weakness, of brutish reticence, of barely being alive

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Anodyne (2013)

neurosis by factors of oppression. it’s okay to feel out of it

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Even the Ocean (2016)

I know that / Even the Mountain / Even the Ocean / None will sunder you from the / Love we set in motion / Love will be your blanket / Love will be your pillow / Hold it in your heart / As you sleep beneath the willow

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