Random Game Idea Generator now available on itch.io and Google Play

Generate funny random game ideas with one button click!

Share ideas with your friends on Twitter.

PC and Web versions on itch.io

Android version on Google Play

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Council of the Gods now available for Android on Google Play

Council of the Gods is a fortune telling app, that allows you to ask any of the old gods a question and FeatureGraphic_1024x500receive their counsel. Earth provides the standard Magic 8-Ball answers, but each of the other planets provides answers based on a different ratio of positive/neutral/negative responses. Then take the Quiz of the Gods to receive your fortune and personality profile.

Now available for Android on Google Play.

Uncle Scotty’s Arcade now available for Android on Google Play

Uncle Scotty’s Arcade At The End Of The Universe is now available for Android on Google Play.

Play Gifts Galore!, my Ludum Dare #31 entry, along with three other mini games: Gravity Tubing, Forever Flappy, and Galactic Invaders.

Each game features challenging gameplay, Google Play leaderboards, achievements, 8-bit retro pixel art, high quality music, sound effects, ! The collection is currently in Open Alpha, version 0.3, so expect a few bugs along the way as things get quirky out in deep space!

New content, including new games and features, will be added in future updates!

Happy Gaming :)

Uncle Scotty's AATEOTU

Uncle Scotty’s AATEOTU

Uncle Scotty’s Arcade At The End Of The Universe alpha now playable on Game Jolt!

Galactic Invaders

Galactic Invaders

Forever Flappy

Forever Flappy

Gravity Tubing

Gravity Tubing

The initial alpha release of my latest project,The Arcade At The End Of The Universe (AATEOTU) is now playable on Game Jolt. AATEOTU currently includes three games: Galactic Invaders, Forever Flappy, and Gravity Tubing.

Galactic Invaders is an infinite arcade challenge inspired by the classics Space Invaders. Avoid asteroids and bombs, shoot aliens, and pick up powerups to get the highest score possible!

Forever Flappy is a Flappy Bird clone with a twist! Time your flaps to pick up other birds and increase the size of your flock. The bigger your flock, the higher your combo multiplier and high score.

Gravity Tubing is a race in space, partially inspired by the Atari classic Toobin’. Guide the interstellar traveler down the plasma river as it winds its way past all the planets in our solar system. Careful though! Every planet has a gravitational pull that could send you careening off into deep space!

AATEOTU will be released soon to the Google Play and App Store markets on Android and iOs, but follow the link to play the alpha version now on Game Jolt.

Play Too Many Fans on Game Jolt – Free Game Submission to the Indies vs. PewDiePie Competition

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Too Many Fans

Too Many Fans is an 8-bit arcade game with a healthy does of retro style and humor. Made with Unity in under 72 hours, it is my submission to the Indies vs. PewDiePie game development competition. Please take a few second to play and rate it online at Game Jolt.

Stay tuned for news about my next free game project coming soon to Android and iOs: Uncle Scotty’s Arcade At The End Of The Universe

 

Rogue Story: Phase 1 free PC shareware game submitted to 2014 Indie Game Maker Contest; DRM-free download available

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Rogue Story is a top-down PC action puzzle game with a visual style inspired by old-school pcrpgs. It was developed in 30 days for the 2014 Indie Game Maker Contest hosted by RPG Maker and Humble Bundle.

Help Rogue navigate treacherous caves, swamps, and a grand castle filled will blood-thirsty critters that attack on sight! If you like Rogue Story, please share it with your friends. The competition (shareware) version is free to play and distribute. A DRM-free version is available for download from the contest website.

The Village at the End of the Universe

The Village at the End of the Universe

Rogue Story has many features:

-10 action-packed levels

-Fights rats, snakes, and even terrifying gators, plus more!

-Aggravating boss battle

-Unlockable Hardcore Mode and multiple difficulty levels

-Support for gamepads and keyboard

-Multiple speed and camera options

-Unique neon graphical style with original 8-bit tileset

-Music and sound effects

Anachron’s Top 5 Casual Game Awards for Android

One of the virtues of being a game developer is that it gives you a lot of excuses to try new games. Sometimes it’s good, sometimes it’s bad, but sometimes it’s really good! These are my top five casual games I have played so far on Android:

1. Paperama by FDG Entertainmentrainbow_medal_128

Could it be, an amazing game that is both entertaining as well as educational? It is. Paperama is one of those incredibly rare gems of games that feels like it is teaching you something clever while playing it. Impress your friends with your mad newly-found paper-folding skills. Do it now!!!

2. Smash Hit by Mediocre

Smash Hit indeed. Mediocre proves again the irony of their name, and that they are really masters of crafting compelling casual Android gaming experiences. A must play audio-visual extravaganza with the most satisfying flying metal ball/glass-shattering interface so far devised.

3. Bouncy Ball 2.5D by Raon Games

There are a lot of poor ball games on the market, but Bouncy Ball 2.5D flies miles above the rest with its clever and unique perspective-switching gameplay mechanism, a huge amount of levels, and extremely intuitive tap controls. Simple colourful graphics disguise a deep, rewarding, and completely free game that combines puzzle and actions elements in a fun formula for all ages.

4. Boson X by Ian Maclarty

Like an unofficial tribute to Terry Cavanagh’s super Hexagon, Boson X combines a simple and intuitive control mechansim with fast-paced running and jumping action on a quantum scale. Crisp fresh low-poly graphics and excellent music and sound effects complete the package. Highly recommended.

5. Color Zen by Large Animal Games

Bright, bold, and beautiful describes Color Zen, an artistic puzzler with a simple color-matching mechanic that tasks players with choosing different colored shapes in the correct order to eliminate all graphics in a level. Level packs with different themes, like Seasons and Serenity, are available at a small cost, but there are many levels that players can play free.

Honorouble Mentions:

Astra Slash by Medha Edutainment

Satisfyingly slashy, Astra Slash is an even lighter experience than similar games like Fruit Ninja yet somehow more compelling with just a single Heyzap leaderboard. Super simple yet fiendishly difficult gameplay and a unique narrative provide all the necessary ingredients for a quick engaging session.

Crazy Wizard by Opal Gameplay

Avoid the terrifying monsters, escape to the exit, and collect the bonus if you can in this action-evade thrill-ride. Although there is an annoying delay unless you make a small in-app purchase, and making the purchase can result in a game the constantly crashes, there are still many levels that players can enjoy risk-free. Undeniably great casual game, with an unfortunate hiccup in monetization.

Stay tuned for more top game lists and play suggestions from Anachronic Designs :)

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