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Interview with Joe Rheaume of Chronotron

September 6th, 2008 3 Comments

Joe Rheaume is sole developer of the flash game Chronotron, and we had a chance to chat with him about his time-traveling robots. Chronotron is actually a tricky game to describe, though we did give it a shot in our earlier review. It turns out that Joe is better at it.

The game is free to play at Kongregate (and many other venues), but read on for more on what it is, how it works, as well as Joe’s thoughts on business models for Flash game developers.

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Flash Roundup: Platformers

June 16th, 2008 1 Comment

It turns out that simple, deep, and clever games still exist. They’ve just moved to the internet. Flash games in the same vein as Popcap Games are the new stronghold for simple innovation, and they’ve charmed hardcore and casual gamers alike. The flash roundup is dedicated to these unsung and sometimes unpublished games. Each installment will pick out a handful of notable examples of genre flash games based on innovation, accessibility, and outright fun. This week: Platformers.

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