The Islamic world
USA: Birth of a nation
The Middle Ages
Renassaince & Reformation
History of video games
Our 2013 game Strip ’Em All gets a few mentions in Daniel Merlin Goodbrey's recent Doctoral Thesis.
After working on an external assignment, we will soon release two of our own games.
Our timeline game about Ancient Greece is out.
The second game in our timeline series cover the period 3200–500 B.C. when complex societies emerged in the Fertile Crescent region. This time there are more pictures and maps to ease you into the first levels,
Our first HTML5 game, Ancient Rome, is finally finished. Before the end of this year, most of world history will be covered in our timeline series.
Learn how food is processed by your body in GI-Tract Chain Game.
In contrast to most educational games this is at high-school/university level. Also, the focus is on education, not on entertainment (left of center in our typology). It is an experiment. The chain-building mechanic work okay, but will probably work much better for other subjects.
We are working on several educational games at the moment and are also reviewing others’.
As GUI Game was a minor diversion for us, we were pleasantly surprised by the warm reception: Indie Impressions, Jayisgames, Newgrounds, Indiestatik, Libération, Indiegames
The hardcore edition of GUI Game has been out for a while. No new levels on the horizon, alas. But we think you’ll find it quite challenging as it is.
Nothing educational about this – we finally made a proper game again! Or didn’t we? Try out our new Graphical User Interface and find out!
Another match game out: Glycolysis.
Wraithkal writes about the updated verison of Strip ’Em All!
Learn the Greek Alphabet in a new match game.
Our Amino Acid Match Game is finished.
Ps. Pac-Man is reviewed on FlashMush.
Wraithkal reviews Psycho Pac.
Emily Short of Linden Lab and Galatea fame comments on Strip ’Em All.
All the game comics of Strip ’Em All are thoroughly updated and walkthroughs have been added as well:
The Little Cynic
More reviews of Psychopath Pac-Man: Indiestatik, Pcgamer and Puzzle Pile!
Thanks to Paul Hack for recognizing the qualites of Psychopath Pac-Man!
Another game comic, Psychopath Pac-Man, is released. Click & drag panels to swap their positions and change Pac-Man's route. Do not eat Ms. Pac-Man – kiss her!
Indiegames on Strip 'Em All: "incredibly smart. And subtly innovative".
The Fanatic, a new Strip 'Em All comic, is released. We have also added a cheat mode for those who don't appreciate thoughtful pixel hunting.
Strip 'Em All is discussed on Way of the Game-podcast. Also: new German review.
Some reviews for Strip ’Em All: Indiestatik, Polygon, Escapist, Wraithkal, Ggsgamer, Vividgamer, Seriebibliotekarien.
What games would girls like to play? I don't know and I'm not convinced that Jill Denners and Sannon Campes know either. (Swedish)
Read about Framed, Storyteller, Gorogoa and Where is my heart? and find out how they compare to Strip ’em All.
Press release for Strip 'Em All. Pressmeddelande för Strip 'Em All.
The sixth comic, The Self-destructive, is out and it is by far the hardest and most complex yet!
Game comic number five, The Egocentric, is finally finished. One new mechanism is introduced but it still shouldn’t prove more difficult than The Narcissist.
Don’t let the cat catch you in this oh so catchy game. To get a kiss of Ms. Mouse you’ll need a steady hand and a good mouse. The name notwithstanding, a Microsoft mouse is not required. But please don’t use a touchpad!
The first four basic levels of our game comic collaboration with Daniel Ahlgren is now available for testing.
Look in the blog for some info on our soon to be released comic/game-hybrid Strip ’Em All, done by us and comic book artist, Daniel Ahlgren.
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Learn about the Minoans and Mycenaeans of the Bronze Age, the city-states of the Classical era, and the Hellenistic era after Alexander the Great.
Gamification or Guification?
Play the interface - or get played by the interface...
Pac-Man is not the jovial and food loving character as we have learned to know him. Puzzle out the panel order to make a comic that reveals the truth.
Make Comic Strips and reveal the inner nature of the characters! Daniel Ahlgren has done the art in this story building game where you use psychology to solve puzzles.
Play Game and read comics...
In this cute game of cat and mouse, your mouse handling skills will win you the race to rodent romance.
Don’t aim too high, don’t aim too low.
Can you pull your own weight? This is a faithful rendition of the classic strength exercise and should be alternated with Bench Press for a well rounded training session.
Three, not very serious, games. While they look similar, they actually play very differently and allow for various strategies in all their simplicity.
Fighting Snowball Fighting
Keep the Race Pure
Rage of the Race Walker...
Dodge the patroller. Drop the roller. Crucify the bully bowler. Use the stroller and prove yourself as the final holer!
A very low waist to hip ratio is probably not a reliable measure of jumping ability. The designer of this game thought otherwise, though. It’s up to you to prove him right (or wrong)!
Blockade (1976)? No!
Worm (1978)? No!
Snake (1997)? LOL!
This is Nibbler (1982) with puzzles, refined game play and a mixed bag of exaggerated retro aesthetics.
When a cheap toy maker ran out of glue he accidentally made the wooden labyrinth game even better.
Choose your route through the maze slyly and go balls to the wall for hi-scores!
How much ya bench?
Hammer the keyboard with both hands till your arms fall off or the keyboard breaks in this ultimate test of strength.
Do you have the speedy fingers of a piano player or a sprinter? Try our new button basher and prove that gamers surely have the speediest fingers of them all!
Train your reptile brain and try your right hand in this showdown of all flash and no finish. Loads like lightning but shoots a mite slow.
In our first free online game you take the lead as Doug, the alpha male ladybug. Cute? Hell no, says Doug.
Enjoy the company of a hostile game character and his narcissistic designer! Yes, the summer of love is long gone in this comic told through a remarkably pure game of puzzles and jumping.
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No bummer in the summer bein’ a plumber in this superior take on Pipe Mania. Just sun, fun, and lots of love whether you prefer hectic action or clever puzzles.
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The single serious track & field game around. Can only be played on Nintendo's Game Boy Advance, DS and DS Lite.
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A parody of game studies written before there was game studies. “Better not get in my face, Lucky Wander Boy, ’cause I'll drop you,” says author.
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