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Indiegame Spotlight, Geekly Jr. Edition: The Odyssey

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  For all those growing up as older children in the 90s, hold onto your light-up LA Gears because Odyssey gets you.  Voyage of the Mimi? Check. Ghostwriter? Heck ya.  Bill Nye?  In spades.  Today we’re talking about a game in the new generation of learning material aimed teaching children science.  From their kickstarter material; Odyssey is concerned about …

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NASA Telescope brings us one step closer to possible Earth 2

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Hold onto your butt’s science nerds, as well as EVERYONE ON EARTH,  because approximately 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered a string of 7 planets that have the potential to contain liquid water (the key to potentially house human life and my third favorite drink). Located in the constellation …

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Indiegame Review: Linelight

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Ever wonder what it would feel like to be a simple connection on a circuit board?  Well, you’re in luck, because Linelight from My Dog Zorro is now available for download! As someone who enjoys quieter, non-streamlined Indie Games, Linelight seems kind of like a no-brainer win for me.  Your vessel in Linelight  is a small beam of white light …

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Indiegame Review: Circles

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In development since 2013, Circles is the brainchild of Jeroen Wimmers whose previous title, Westerado: Double Barrelled from Adult Swim Games, is a far cry from the meditative play-style of Circles. Circles is aptly named and involves only one element. You guessed it, circles. With no instructions, text based elements, or scoreboard, Circles drops you into a flat, …

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Wasted’s nerdy love letter to fandoms

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BBC’s Wasted feels like an inside joke to all those who enjoy fandoms. The show follows the lives of four aspiration-less twenty-somethings who run a headshop/tattoo parlor (called “Stonehenge”, ya get it?) in small town England. With the return of their leader, who failed at having a DJ career in the big city, it’s basically an episodic …

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‘Mysterium’ comes to Steam & Mobile Platforms

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Mysterium is well known among boardgame enthusiasts, and now Asmodee Digital & Playsoft have branched the title out to casual players with their release of a digital version for Steam, iOs and Android.  Press release below: “Paris, January 12, 2017 – Asmodee Digital, an international publisher and distributor of digital games and Playsoft, a world-renowned …