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.

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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 :)

Anachron’s Arcade now available on Google Play!

Anachron’s Arcade is now available on Google Play! Please enjoy this free casual mini game collection.

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Play Today!!!

Play Dodge, Maze, or Spike and test your skills against others around the world using Google Leaderboards.

Find the Rainbow Kitten. Save the penguin from the spikes!!!

Save the Anachroniads from extinction!!!!

Coming soon for Android: Anachron’s Arcade!

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Coming soon for Android!

Anachron’s Arcade , a collection of high score mini games, is coming soon for Android. Featuring Google Leaderboards!

Free Fireworks Live Wallpaper now available on Google Play

Free Fireworks LWP

Now available on Google Play!

Version 0.1 of Free Fireworks Live Wallpaper has been released to the Google Play app store.

Check out these Blue Rain, Pink Party, Simple Sunset, Emerald Burst, and Rainbow Rocket fireworks particle effects!

Made with the Fireworks Collection by Unluck Software and Uni2Lwp by Mirage assets for Unity.

Leaves Falling Free and Animated Gradient LWP: Two Free Live Wallpapers on Google Play

Animated Gradient Live Wallpaper lets you choose from horizontal, vertical, or diagonal scrolling gradients and multiple color themes! Created with the Gradient Shader Pack asset by Venus12.

Leaves Falling Free LWP is a live wallpaper of falling autumn maple leaves to celebrate the changing of the season. Created with the Leaves Particle System from Unluck Software.

Please enjoy these free live wallpapers! New settings and features coming soon.

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New Versions of Sad Paddle :( and Twerp available on the Google Play store

Pong-inspired game Sad Paddle and competitive spelling game Twerp! have been updated on the Google Play store. Updates include bug fixes and optimizations.

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