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Sea Salt – B’urpy Fhtagn

Don’t mess around with unmentionable Elder Gods From Beyond Time and Space. You’d think that it would be easy to not pray to the unnameable Old Ones. But, no. There’s always some cult leader willing to worship Chthulhu or Hastur or Dick Cheney* or something. It never ends well. Best case scenario is that the […]

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Feather – Needs More Lasers

Five things that should be done to improve Feather from Samurai Punk: 1. More Lasers – I was disappointed to find out that there are no advanced bird mounted lasers in Feather. No weapons of any kind really. No assault rifles. No shotguns. Not even any pistols. You are just a bird flying around and […]

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Do Not Feed the Monkeys

One of the fundamental truths of 21st Century society is that you are always being watched. Every key press is logged. Every purchase entered into a ledger at a nameless data mining corporation (or government spy agency if there is even a difference between governmental and corporate surveillance in this day and age). And more […]

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She and the Light Bearer

Alice didn’t like being criticised, so she began asking questions. `Aren’t you sometimes frightened at being planted out here, with nobody to take care of you?’ `There’s the tree in the middle,’ said the Rose: `what else is it good for?’ `But what could it do, if any danger came?’ Alice asked. `It says “Bough-wough!” […]

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MagiCat – Mystic Hairballs

MagiCat from Toge Productions is simply an incredibly solid two-dimensional platformer. That sounds like faint praise, but I swear that it really isn’t. It’s the product of a single person studio and is really a remarkable piece of game craft. Everything about it is just well made. Which is our theme for today. Just straight […]

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Roombo: First Blood – Stains on the Carpet

Back in the 8 and 16-bit eras there were a whole bunch of terrible jank-ass games based on the hot movies of the time. They were pretty much all terrible. Made with no doubt limited budgets and seriously limited time frames they were generally just cheap-skate cruddy platformers. Occasionally though, there were the outlines of […]

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Monster Garden – Mr. Bobo’s Booty

Monster Garden was a game I got to preview at Busan Indie Connect in September 2018. Burpy Fresh went out for Puffer Fish Soup with the developer. I don’t know if I need this disclosure or anything, mostly just that I know where the good soup is in Korea if anyone wants visit and chat about […]

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Sacred Stones – AXOLOTL!!!!

One of the classic Indie Games, heck, perhaps even THE Classic Indie Game is Cave Story. Coming out in 2004 around the time when the internet finally got widespread and processing speeds had just made a quantum leap forward, it was the model of what Indie Games would be. It was from a small studio […]

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BitSummit 6 – Run Down Hoe Down

Hoe Down, y’all. Play that funky music. Went to BitSummit Volume 6 in Kyoto over the weekend. Played some great indie games, reconnected with old friends, and made some new ones. A good time was had by all.  Here are some thoughts on what I saw: Trends: The Switch: The Switch is the trend. Period. A […]

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David Lynch – “Teaches” Typing

Full Disclosure: I downloaded this “game” like everyone else. I’ve never felt so pleb.      Here at Burpy Fresh, we try to remain positive when reviewing games. We tend to pass over games we dislike rather than be negative. But sometimes, we just can’t stay silent. David Lynch is a habitual line-stepper, and enough is […]

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