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The Creepiest Game You'll Ever Play With One Finger

The Creepiest Game You’ll Ever Play With One Finger

It’s hard to believe how much creepy can be put into a few pixels and sound bytes. But Traal does it, and it’s one of the simplest, creepiest freeware games I’ve played. The music and sound design are unsettling enough by themselves. The sustained string-like pads are seeped with tension, and the occasional sound effects make…

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Access Notes Quickly with NotesTab for Mac
Access Notes Quickly with NotesTab for Mac

Okay, so we’ve figured out how to use Scrivener for all your writing needs. But sometimes you need a place to jot down quick notes, and I have a feeling the Google search bar is not going to cut it. Sure, you could use your Mac’s dashboard sticky notes, but they start to get cluttered…

Why Every Aspiring Writer Should Be Using Scrivener
Why Every Aspiring Writer Should Be Using Scrivener

Come on, stop kidding yourself. Everybody secretly wants to be a writer at some point. Whether it’s fantasy novels or screenplays or beat poetry or just your stupid self-absorbed thoughts, you have probably wanted to write something. And there’s plenty of tools for that. Word processors, Evernote, even—God help us—pen and paper. But if you…

This Silly Pancake Game is Surprisingly Existential
This Silly Pancake Game is Surprisingly Existential

Flash games are known for quick and addictive gameplay, but not for their significance. Somehow Pan Man manages to combine crude graphics and fun 2-minute gameplay with a surprisingly meaningful story. There’s really not much to this game. You play as an aspiring pancake flipper and, in arcade fashion, you move left and right, flip pancakes…

Survive this Amazingly Stylish Sci-Fi RPG
Survive this Amazingly Stylish Sci-Fi RPG

You’ve crash-landed on a planet, and alone you explore the land and discover its deserts and vegetation and inhabitants. You scrounge for food and do what you can to make useful tools. Anything you can to survive. That’s Proven Lands, a game in development for Windows, Mac, Linux, and mobile devices. The premise is similar…

Learn an Instrument by Example with Songsterr
Learn an Instrument by Example with Songsterr

You’ve always wanted to learn an instrument. Or, if you know one, learn all the popular songs all the kids are playing these days. If you haven’t heard of Songsterr and you play (or want to play) guitar, bass, or drums, you should check this out. The problem with learning online is that the internet is…

The Latest, Greatest First-Person Exploration:
The Latest, Greatest First-Person Exploration: “The Stanley Parable”

Are we sensing a trend here? It seems that along with games like Dear Esther, Gone Home, and Miasmata, The Stanley Parable is part of a new, growing genre called FPE’s, or better known as first-person explorations. No longer are the best games about shooting people with guns; our new goal is wonder and discovery, and…