CGD LIVE! Everything wrong with a 2012 Gamasutra article of mine

It’s really scary looking at old stuff you wrote years ago, and for good reason! In this FIRST EVER LIVE EPISODE of the Clockwork Game Design Podcast, I went line by line through an old Gamasutra article of mine. And here it is in VIDEO FORM! I highly recommend not reading this old article, but … Continue reading "CGD LIVE! Everything wrong with a 2012 Gamasutra article of mine"

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ESCAPE THE OMNOCHRONOM! Version 0.6 Patch Notes

A small, but significant patch. This patch has a few new items, some major balance tweaks, and one crucial bug fix. This patch should be available on Steam and itch.io tomorrow.   GAME BALANCE Starting gold increased from 300 to 700. Monster spawn group size slightly reduced overall Monster spawn rate slightly reduced overall Tennor’s … Continue reading "ESCAPE THE OMNOCHRONOM! Version 0.6 Patch Notes"

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Escape the Omnochronom! Version 0.5 Patch Notes

Today there’s a significant patch for Escape the Omnochronom! that involves a new UI (first draft of it, anyway), an entirely new way of spawning monsters, new monster types, balance changes, and a lot more. For awhile we had been working on a lot of systemic stuff: animations, metagame stuff, bug fixing, things like that. … Continue reading "Escape the Omnochronom! Version 0.5 Patch Notes"

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The future and present of Escape the Omnochronom!

I’ve got a new podcast episode! This one is, I think, more technical, systems-design oriented, with some bigger questions involved. I mostly wanted to share my thought process about where Escape the Omnochronom! is now, where I imagine it going, and how I feel about it. I’m often conflicted about how much I should keep … Continue reading "The future and present of Escape the Omnochronom!"

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Escape the Omnochronom! now available on itch.io!

You can purchase the Early Access version of Escape the Omnochronom! now on itch.io! Tell your friends! Technically speaking, I started working on the project that eventually became Escape the Omnochronom! back in 2015, although it has had at least four different names since that time. Someday I’ll have to run you all through the … Continue reading "Escape the Omnochronom! now available on itch.io!"

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