Tales of the Rampant Coyote

Adventures in Indie Gaming!

GOG Galaxy?

Posted by Rampant Coyote on June 6, 2014

I know, all we need is another game client, right? GOG.COM seems to be going a different direction with their upcoming GOG Galaxy client, though. It’s billing itself as an “optional client” with no DRM and no online activation required. Which is pretty how the Desura client works, so that’s not completely unprecedented. It sounds […]

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Steam Warns Customers About Early Access

Posted by Rampant Coyote on June 5, 2014

So it looks like Valve has taken the rash of abandoned “early access” games to heart (and has started worrying about its own exposure to lawsuits). Valve warning: Steam “Early Access” games may never be finished Honestly, I’m kinda surprised Valve didn’t do that in the first place. Were they so far out-of-touch with indie […]

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How Long Until a Clone Becomes a “Spiritual Descendant?”

Posted by Rampant Coyote on June 4, 2014

Long-time readers will know I’ve got a soft spot for space-combat games. I was kind of a Wing Commander junkie in my much younger years. But hey, I was working for the summer in a strange town, no friends around, my fiance was back at school for the summer, and I had very little entertainment […]

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RPG Maker Bundle Discount – And a Contest!

Posted by Rampant Coyote on June 3, 2014

If you ever thought about making a game with RPG Maker, now would be the time. And there’s only a little over a day left, so do it fast: Humble Weekly Bundle: RPG Maker Pay What You Want Bundle Of course, whenever I see something like this, I assume that there’s a brand new version […]

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Terra Mechanica; Frayed Knights 2 Coming to Salt Lake Comic Con

Posted by Rampant Coyote on June 2, 2014

As you’ve no doubt noticed if you check the blog lately, I’ve been doing double-duty as a game developer and a writer.  I hope to get some serious cross-training advantages in both categories. I’ve worked on a few short stories, and now I have had my first one published in Terra Mechanica: A Steampunk Anthology. […]

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