Escaping the Omnochronom!, and “moonshot game design”

Hi! I’ve been thinking about writing this for awhile, and it’s time I just put pen to paper and got it out there. I started working on Escape the Omnochronom! back in 2015. It was the game that I really learned to use Unity on. The first version of it was like a Threes-style abstract … Continue reading "Escaping the Omnochronom!, and “moonshot game design”"

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Four design lessons which were really obvious to everyone but me

I’ve been playing a lot more videogames recently. Over the past ten years, I developed a very specific set of criteria and tastes that made up a paradigm of game design. All of this lead me to search within an extremely narrow (and increasingly narrow over time) space for new games to play—Eurogames in particular, … Continue reading "Four design lessons which were really obvious to everyone but me"

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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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Introducing the Escape the Omnochronom Comics!

This is really exciting! Artist Amber Ross and I co-wrote this comic together (she did all the incredible art!) and I’m really happy with how it came out. I hope to be able to make a comic like this for all of the Escape the Omnochronom! characters, that delves a little bit into their backstory. … Continue reading "Introducing the Escape the Omnochronom Comics!"

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