Games

Let’s Play: Let’s Play: Ancient Greek Punishment: Art Edition Edition

It’s a game! In a painting! On a wall! In a gallery! In a game! Or something! Marvel as you once again confront that most boring question! Are games art?! Is art some kind of a damn game to you?!

Let's Play Let's Play Ancient Greek Punishment Art Edition Edition

Let’s Play: Let’s Play: Ancient Greek Punishment: Art Edition Edition was written in JavaScript with the excellent Phaser game framework. It is mobile and touch-screen friendly, but it is best played on a desktop/laptop computer in Chrome, Firefox, or Opera (so that you can use the webcam).

You can read my writing about Let’s Play: Let’s Play: Ancient Greek Punishment: Art Edition Edition on my blog, or even read the Let’s Play: Let’s Play: Ancient Greek Punishment: Art Edition Edition press kit.

Play Let’s Play: Let’s Play: Ancient Greek Punishment: Art Edition Edition in your browser

Sound System I

Make sounds! Are they music?! Who even knows what music is these days?! And what would John Cage say?! Maybe he’d just be silent and let the universe speak for him! Zing!

Sound System I

Sound System I was written in Haxe using the HaxeFlixel library. The images used are by William Turner. The sounds used are a combination of Audacity-generated tones and synth and drum-machine samples.

You can read my writing about Sound System I on my blog, or even read the Sound System I press kit.

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MANIFEST

You can have anything you want! All using the power of your mind! Romanov tried to hide it! But now you’ve got it! Don’t wait! MANIFEST your destiny today!

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MANIFEST was written in JavaScript with the excellent Phaser game framework. The font is Clear Sans. It is mobile and touch-screen friendly! MANIFEST was made for the May 2014 Make Game pageant with a theme of “Magic is Real!”

You can read my writing about MANIFEST or even look at the MANIFEST press kit. MANIFEST has featured on Killscreen, Forest Ambassador, and Warp Door.

Play MANIFEST in your browser

Abramovic Method Games

Count rice! Count seeds! Step up and down! Talk to trees! Stop the anger! Feel the rain! Look at the colours! Video game!

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The Abramovic Method Games were made as part of a collaboration with Marina Abramovic and MAI. They were written in Haxe, using the HaxeFlixel library.

The Abramovic Method Games were an official jury selection in the Internet Art Division of the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival (2015).

You can read my writing about the Abramovic Method Games on my blog if I’ve written anything.

Play the Abramovic Method Games in your browser

Get X Avoid Y

Get! Avoid! Avoid! Get! Get get avoid get! It’s the stunning culmination of every game you’ve ever played! You don’t have to like it but you can’t avoid it! Got it?!

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Get X Avoid Y was written in JavaScript with the excellent Phaser game framework. It is mobile and touch-screen friendly! Get X Avoid Y was made for the May 2014 Make Game pageant with a theme of “Series”.

You can read my writing about Get X Avoid Y on my blog. Get X Avoid Y has been featured on Forest Ambassador and Warp Door.

Play Get X Avoid Y in your browser

The Junior Mint

Imagen Seinfeld was never canceled and still NBC comedy program today?! Could there be a webgame about the Junior Mint episode?! Could you play as Jerry or Kramer?! Yes! A thousand times yes!

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The Junior Mint is a collaboration with @Seinfeld2000. It was written in JavaScript with the excellent Phaser game framework. It is mobile and touch-screen friendly!

You can read my writing about The Junior Mint on my blog if I’ve written anything. The Junior Mint has been written about by The New York Times, Eurogamer, Buzzfeed, Dazed, Acclaim, Pedestrian, Toronto Life, Stereogum, Pitchfork, Consequence of Sound, Spin, Vulture, The Onion AV Club, and The Huffington Post.

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Leaderboarder

Who’s in the lead?! I am! No wait, you are! No wait who’s that guy?! What the hell, man! Catch up! Fall behind! Don’t even care! Be a true Leaderboarder!

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Leaderboarder was made over the course of a sunny morning in April. It was written using Meteor and extensively uses one of Meteor’s example projects.

You can read my writing about Leaderboarder on my blog if I’ve written anything.

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