Item Drop Alternate Treasure Generation provides an alternate method to generate interesting loot items for your player characters to uncover.
is a game of trust and of landscape and how we relate to it. The puzzle lies in understanding your earth spirit partner, earning their trust and together navigating your way to a safe place where you can rest and sing together.
The Republic is a tabletop roleplaying game about social justice, element bending, and rolling lots of dice.
Traits are an optional rule variant for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition that replaces inspiration. This variant places the responsibility and power of roleplaying rewards in the hands of the players freeing up mental space for the GM and encouraging players to roleplay harder.
The Mycellium is a new patron for Warlocks in 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons that focuses on the harnessing of disease, decay and poisons.
Psychic Battlesport in Cyberspace.
Psycheball was the third game I worked on for the #Threeforged
design competition in 2015.
It’s a fiasco-like roleplaying game with a team based PVP bluffing mechanic at the centre of the competition elements.
Variant Humans are a replacement race for humans in D&D 5e that gives them more flavour than occupying a “jack of all trades” middle ground.
Broken Mountains is a sidescrolling zen action game set to the song Mountain Building by Ian Barber
that I made in a day. I’m interested in the way game design can interact with other media and so this was an attempt to create a “playable music video” for a song, where the mechanics along with other aesthetics attempt to serve and enhance the music rather than the traditional other way around. Gameplay is based on 2D Space Shooter Starter Kit
from Cinopt Studios
Make sure to also check out Ian’s other music on his Blog
and his latest album on Google Play
W/S/Up/Down to move.
Blue orbs build up your charge.
Brace (left shift) to protect yourself and break through asteroids and cortexes which drop blue orbs, but be sparing, it uses up charge.
Once you’re fully charged up you can fire with spacebar.
Download Executable: Windows Mac Linux
The Brainstorming Engine is a system for collaborative idea experimentation. It deals with strings as it’s dataset and is primarily used by groups trying to come up with names of things like bands, guilds or websites.
is a platforming action-adventure game for Linux, Mac and Windows in which a disembodied head ventures forth into a mystical world of treacherous obstacles, cunning traps and dastardly enemies to confront the wizard that stole his body.
The game is built for Linux, Mac and Windows using LibGDX
and a modified version of Box2dLights
for display at the Indie Games Room
2013. I led a team a team of five to develop it with Sam Morris
writing code, Emily McAllan
producing art, Julia Henning
and Eli Green
producing music and sound, and the voice acting talents of Tony Brooks
. It features a large menagerie of enemies and dynamically generated levels with multiple themes. As project instigator I became lead game designer and developer implementing of the game’s core mechanics and play style and it’s various mobs. The game received an hugely positive reaction on début at the Indie Games Room and launched on October 17 2014 on Windows, Mac and Linux.
In 2015 Amygdala was Greenlit and released on Steam and appeared again at the 2015 AVCon Indie Games room.
Get Amygdala on Steam
In zoo bingo you each print off a bingo sheet with a number of animals listed on it and then as a group walk around the zoo with your cameras or camera phones. When you take a photo of an animal you are allowed to cross it off your sheet.
Infinite Ski Run is an modern take on the classic Skifree but developed to be compatible with hardware for cerebral palsy rehabilitation.