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I'm Alan and I make thinky puzzle games.
A Good Snowman Is Hard To Build:
Cosmic Express:
I'm working on a new game and sometimes I'll post screenshots of the evolving world map here.

If you make games of any kind you should put a submission in here for the thing I run:

Most importantly, you don't have to be present at the show itself if you can send a PC build.

Leftfield shows anything from weird prototypes and art projects to commercial indie games. It says the deadline is today, but tbh, it's the weekend and a bank holiday, so I'm not going to be looking until Tuesday 👀

New game: Splitting Headache
Made for the GMTK jam 2019
Core mechanic inspired by Halting Problem by Terry Cavanagh

thinking about gdc already Show more

tech question, certificates/signing Show more

What's the cheapest way to pick up a phone with a notch while I'm in SF? I thought I'd be able to find a second-hand iPhone X, but the prices I'm seeing are as much as or more than a new iPhone XR.

Job opportunity: we're looking for an experienced Unity programmer to work with a cool team on a cool project:
Please share with anyone you think would be a good fit!

New Ouroboros post on COSMIC EXPRESS (by @draknek et al)

"I can do this, I thought. I can deal with the seemingly impossible but obviously solvable, Alan. You will not take me down this day."

Decision paralysis Show more

Decision paralysis Show more

It does not in any way respect your time, but at the same time I can't help but respect it.

Regarding last boost: I have really fond memories of playing Enigma ~15 years ago. What a variety of levels!

found a legit incredible blog about obscure electronic games. beautifully observed write-ups of tons of games i've never encountered, such as this 1988 game by an afro-caribbean woman about subvertng and overthrowing a slave plantation:

Freedom: Rebels in the Darkness

or a 2500+ level puzzle game that is almost literally impossible to complete:


just great

Is "nuanced on alt" the equivalent sin to "horny on main"?

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