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Saturday, October 27, 2007

Ablation X development journal updated. [trailer]

Knytt Experiment: Nifflas has cancelled the full release of Knytt Experiment, and will discontinue development on Knytt Stories as well.

Release Dates

Dwarf Fortress: The new Dwarf Fortress update is very close to a release. Due out next week.

Spud's Quest: An update for Chris Davis' lovingly-crafted tribute to the Dizzy series will be released soon. [new features]


Submachine 5: Mateusz Skutnik has made plans to publish Submachine and Covert Front series (four episodes) on CDs in the near future.

Machinarium: Amanita Design's Machinarium will be released as a full game download, while the demo will be playable online.

Sydney Finds Employment: Ivan Dixon is currently hard at work on a commercial project for the last six months.

Unbound: Limpingfish's Unbound will be released sometime in November. [Heartland Deluxe, walkthrough]

In Development

Nigoro: In the last comment of this Nigoro's development journal entry, it is stated that both duplex and Samieru are currently working on separate games at the same time.

Gesundheit: Matt Hamill has resumed work on Gesundheit.


Arcanacra: Arcanacra updated to version 0.4.1.

Lost Garden: Daniel Cook has contributed a new article for Gamasutra.


Wonderland series: Midnight Synergy is currently celebrating their fifth anniversary with some special deals.

Poppenkast: Poppenkast has launched a new web site.

Blogger pierec said at 10/27/2007 07:40:00 AM:  
"The new Dwarf Fortress update is very close to a release. Due out next week."

Anonymous Anonymous said at 10/27/2007 11:20:00 AM:  
About the Knytt Experiment, I was thinking about just that ever since Knytt Stories came out. It just didn't seem quite like Nifflas' style. It seemed like he was trying to catter, even if just a bit, to the wishes of the people that wanted more 'action' in his games. They shouldn't be playing those games to begin with, really, if they were looking for 'action'.

I'm personally glad he cancelled KE. Hopefully his next games will retain the WADF and Knytt personalities. Screw what the audience thinks. If you're gonna make a free game, you make it anyway you want.
Anonymous Anonymous said at 10/27/2007 01:59:00 PM:  
RE: the KE news. I'm quite thankful for that. Knytt is the only game of his I like, KS lost the atmosphere for me. There (or at least since I last checked) hasn't been a map as expansive and fun to explore as Knytt 1's.

Chances are I wouldn't have liked KE or anything else he brings unless it's as good as Knytt 1 on every level it surpassed other games as.
Anonymous Anonymous said at 10/28/2007 06:00:00 AM:  
Fraxy got an update.