What We Did (2015)

What We Did is a cooperative project, created for the 2015 Global Game Jam by Pippin Barr and Rilla Khaled. Barr is a scholar and designer, currently teaching at the Department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University in Montréal, and is the Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Digital Games at the University of Malta. He has created… Continue reading What We Did (2015)

Scotch Broom (2019)

Scotch Broom is a surreal assault to the senses and a refreshing take on the detective story. Set in the Emerald City, the game begins with a cold-call from a voice on the other line that states, “There’s been another one”. This is in reference to yet another murder in the greater Seattle area. The… Continue reading Scotch Broom (2019)

Game Watch: Masquerada: Songs and Shadows

https://youtu.be/fpapxyXs3lU Unravel the conspiracies enshrouding the turmoil-ridden city of Ombre in Masquerada, a tactical action RPG set in a lush 2.5D Venetian fantasy world of masks and magic. Players will follow the trails of the Inspettore, Cicero Gavar, who returns from exile to solve a kidnapping that threatens to bring Ombre’s chaos to a boiling… Continue reading Game Watch: Masquerada: Songs and Shadows

Game Watch: Serpent in the Staglands

https://youtu.be/85SEpTOu1Eo A 90s CRPG in every way but the release date, Serpent in the Staglands is a campaign within the world of Vol, a fully realized setting inspired by the late bronze age in a Transylvanian landscape, with unique politics, races and gods steeped in history. Featuring a chosen party of five, you take the… Continue reading Game Watch: Serpent in the Staglands

Game Watch: Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders

https://youtu.be/sqErP0MlPIc Amid lingering political turmoil, the first and only female empress of China, Wu Zetian rises to power. Within months of her ascension to the throne, murmurs of discontentment and revolution swell as detractors and enemies begin plotting against her. It is against this backdrop that our protagonist, newly appointed investigating magistrate Di Renjie, must… Continue reading Game Watch: Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders

Game Watch: Therefore

https://youtu.be/bpUF2KPKwSU The Wanderer wakes up in the First Realm, he finds it fading away, being torn apart and consumed by The Degradation. Inside his head the voices are whining: “Save The First Realm” But The Wanderer has lost his memories and his voice. The only thing he can do is wander, exploring the First Realm… Continue reading Game Watch: Therefore

Save the Date (2013)

Have you ever had a date that concludes in disaster? You know, the sort that ends with death by fatal wounds, fantastical creatures engulfing an entire restaurant, or meteorological calamities. If you haven't, well then you're in for a treat. Save the Date is a spurious, humorous, wild, calamitous title. I have not laughed out loud at a game in a… Continue reading Save the Date (2013)