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MADchen: Shed Some Light On Night Terrors to Reveal Their True Colors

If I was the little girl who's had the misfortune of being MADchen's protagonist, I'd be scared out of my mind, honestly. She is after all stuck in a haunted house full of ghastly creatures and creepy-looking things, like a bathtub dripping blood and uncannily massive cobwebs! Although maybe the darkness is simply playing tricks on her mind? Shedding some light on the situation certainly couldn't hurt… right?
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Cedric and the Revolution: Fight the Power! Demand Lower Taxes! Point 'n Click!

No one likes taxes. No one. Alright, I suppose those who are making a fortune collecting them do, but everyone else? Heck no, and that goes double for Cedric, seeing how a recent tax increase means the local blacksmith can't afford to hire him. Obviously, this won't do, so Cedric decides to team up with his would-be employer for a demonstration… right in front of the castle! Because, what could possibly go wrong?
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Speculating Screenshots (25th April 2015)

For most, weekends means two days off work with some much-needed R&R. But for game developers, it's also a time during which they get to show off what they've been working on. I am of course referring to Screenshot Saturday, which involves tweeting screenshots with the #ScreenshotSaturday hashtag. Screenshots which I will be critiquing some of every single Tuesday, in Speculating Screenshots.
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Mute Crimson+ (Beta): Become a Ninja In a World of Black, White and So Much Red

A ninja is not just something you become overnight. It takes a lot of practice, honing your skills to perfection, mastering swift, deadly precision and above all else, the art of patience. Incidentally, that's also how one might describe Mute Crimson+, as this platformer is neither for the faint of heart, nor the impatient sort. But with enough practice, one just might live to see the credits. Maybe.
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Not So Flat: Two-Dimensional Platforming With an Angle

Meet Tim, the protagonist of Not So Flat. Tim is a square, in the most literal sense (or a rectangle, according to the game), and as fate would have it, he is also both lost and far from home! A pretty bleak affair, but maybe there is hope yet. Maybe that portal up ahead will eventually lead him back to safety? Only one way to find out, and that is to press on, turning corners and changing angles… boldly going where no rectangular square has gone before!
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Let's Get It Kickstarted: The Intergalactic Trashman

Trash is trash. Doesn't matter if it's floating in outer space or lying on the streets. Trash needs to be removed, even in The Intergalactic Trashman, and swiftly. Fortunately for interstellar travellers, Kepler and his ever-loyal partner Xana are on the job, ready to clean up outer space as it were. Oh and kick some pirate booty, while they're at it. Why? To avoid stagnation, I suppose? Hard to say.
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Gongbat: Time to SHMUP With the Power of Echolocation

I've flown small ships, medium-sized ships, even massive ships, in SHMUP games, over the years. Heck, there were even a few instances where my aircraft was a jetpackin' witch! But a bat? That's new, and pretty neat too. Even more so, since Gongbat is able to blow stuff up with the power of… well, sound (ie. echolocation). Time to put an end to the evil schemes of Flinto Hark - yet another one of them crazy scientists!
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One Greenlight Week Later: Thirty-Two Games Have Made It Through

Remember when I posted about Steam being crowded? That applies now more than ever, really, given the amount of recent Greenlight escapees. In a way, that's a good thing, because it means more potentially great games are now... picking up Steam (get it?). But it does also make getting spotted on Valve's digital storefront rather difficult, compared to, say, two years ago. But that's just the way it is.
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Starlight Vega (Demo/Kickstarter): a Romantic Tale of Demons and Old Books

Exploring old houses may sound like fun, but it can also go horribly wrong. Never know what that dusty room in the attic may contain after all! Although in Starlight Vega, not only do we get to find out just what such a room contains, but Aria's eagerness to dig through the dust and cobwebs with her friend Melody, also leads to… the release of an imprisoned demon. What else could go wrong?
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Don't Starve Together Expands With Reign of Giants Content, Gameplay Tweaks

Don't Starve Together may still be in Early Access, but that doesn't mean Klei will refrain from expanding upon the co-op (or versus, depending) enabled survival horror. In fact, that's exactly what happened just recently, as most content/features present in Reign of Giants were added to the stand-alone expansion, complete with tweaks here and there. Hope you're ready to rumble with… giants!
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Speculating Screenshots, XL Edition (18th April 2015)

For most, weekends means two days off work with some much-needed R&R. But for game developers, it's also a time during which they get to show off what they've been working on. I am of course referring to Screenshot Saturday, which involves tweeting screenshots with the #ScreenshotSaturday hashtag. Screenshots which I will be critiquing some of every single Tuesday, in Speculating Screenshots.
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The Collection (LD32): Unsew Dolls to Help Jimmy Recover His Belongings

Poor Jimmy. Not only has this doll (literally - he's an actual doll) lost his left eye, but also his hat, and most importantly, his heart. To make matters even worse, all three items are currently in the possession of some rather hostile dolls. Dolls which Jimmy must now fight, armed with but a sewing needle and buttons. Dolls in dire need of… unsewing!
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