Tales of the Rampant Coyote

Adventures in Indie Gaming!

Quick Take: Rocksmith 2014

Posted by Rampant Coyote on November 7, 2013

So after Monday’s little diatribe about how I do not do reviews here, here I go offering something of a non-review that smells suspiciously like a review for the new Rocksmith 2014. My bad. I can’t pretend it’s an exhaustive review, though –  I’ve only been playing for a few days. It is just sort […]

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Jeff Vogel Reminds Indies That Reality Is Inevitable

Posted by Rampant Coyote on November 6, 2013

It’s funny — I didn’t think of this article as depressing at all. I actually find it somewhat refreshing…. The Bottom Feeder: Marketing, Dumb Luck, and the Popping of the Indie Bubble At this point, I’d say, just read it. Come back here if you want to later, but really… read what Vogel has to […]

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The Blackwell Give-Away – A Halloween Horror Movie

Posted by Rampant Coyote on November 5, 2013

While it wasn’t a horror movie, it sounds like it could have been. An innocent, fun Halloween celebration goes terribly wrong for an indie game developer. If you haven’t heard the story already, here’s my break-down, re-told as a horror movie plot. Hollywood, take note! Like many a good horror movie, the establishing shot shows […]

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Why I don’t review games – but I do want to talk about them

Posted by Rampant Coyote on November 4, 2013

I haven’t said it in a while, so I guess it needs to be mentioned again: I don’t really do game reviews here. I will do quick takes – little thoughts on a game as I play. And if something really grabs my fancy, or pisses me off, I may discuss it. Sometimes if something […]

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Indie Games: Learning From Failure

Posted by Rampant Coyote on November 1, 2013

Just a couple of links to articles today. As usual, when these articles call out the failures, I wince. I’ve done a lot of these myself. This first one comes with a great warning: The following list might be filled with things so stupid that you wouldn’t ever imagine doing them, and yet I did […]

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