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Beyond Rated-M: Else.HeartBreak()

Though I can’t wholeheartedly recommend Else.HeartBreak()‘s* gameplay due to factors including objectionable moral content (the plot virtually requires the player to engage in stalker-like behavior, use of/references to drugs and alcohol, etc.), the freedom it offers provides compelling lessons for … Continue reading

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Christian Games Done Right Interview: Ryan Vandendyck (Citizens of Earth)

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. __________________________________ *The interview below was recorded October 21st, 2015* I spoke with Christian developer Ryan Vandendyck of Eden Industries and stellar Earthbound-like JRPG Citizens of Earth about how a childhood … Continue reading

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Editorial: Republique and Going Beyond ‘Rated M’

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. Republique (formerly Republique Remastered on the PC) is not only an episodic stealth game exploring government surveillance and personal freedom, but one in a new wave of titles that show “Mature” can … Continue reading

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Video Interview: White Paper Games (Ether One)

In the video above, I speak with Pete Bottomley of White Paper Games about their nonviolent first-person adventure game set inside the mind of a person suffering from dementia, Ether One. Our talk focused on looking outside of video games for design inspiration, attention … Continue reading

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Video Games and the Bible’s 2015 Steam Fall Sale Recommendations

Looking for something to purchase during the Steam Fall  “Exploration” Sale? Below are a few of our top picks (in no particular order)… ______________________________________ Citizens of Earth Citizens of Earth by Christian developer Ryan Vandendyck and Eden Industries is a clever JRPG … Continue reading

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“Kingdom” and the Bible

Kingdom is a retro-styled indie game that uses simple controls, permanent death, and random generation to encourage exploration and a desire to find just how this strange world works across multiple plays. Playing as king or queen of an untamed, … Continue reading

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Planeswalker–A Conversation with Tim Donley (Lead Artist of Planescape: Torment)

__________________________________ *The interview below was recorded October 10th, 2015* I spoke with Tim Donley of upcoming indie action adventure Boss 101 about his previous work as Lead Artist of Planescape: Torment, building an amazing team, giving artists the freedom to create, and the role … Continue reading

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BioShock Infinite and the Bible: Part 1-4 Recap

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. 2 months ago, I began recording a playthrough of BioShock Infinite–noting what (if any) Biblical parallels I found along the way. Below, you’ll find highlights from a few of these episodes. To watch … Continue reading

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Christian Games Done Right: David. (Andrew Armstrong)

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. __________________________________________ David.* gameplay footage from the Video Games and the Bible YouTube channel: Developer Interview David. (yes, with a period) opens with an unseen being speaking to you in concise, massively-rendered phrases. … Continue reading

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Super 3D Noah’s Ark Review [Reposted from Indie Haven]

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. I originally wrote this article as a guest review for IndieHaven.com. Many thanks to them for the opportunity, and allowing me to now share this piece with you… __________________________________________ As a young Christian … Continue reading

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