Tales of the Rampant Coyote

Adventures in Indie Gaming!

Is Microsoft Making Moves To Close the Windows Marketplace?

Posted by Rampant Coyote on March 4, 2016

Is Microsoft setting the stage so that no games taking advantage of the evolution of hardware and the operating system can be sold outside of Microsoft’s own marketplace?¬†This article in the Guardian makes it sound that way. And Microsoft has been making moves in that direction for a long, long time: Microsoft wants to monopolize […]


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No Man’s Sky Pre-Orders Open for a June Release

Posted by Rampant Coyote on March 3, 2016

It seems early for pre-orders, but the giant procedural space game No Man’s Sky is finally scheduled for release, and is available for pre-order from their site / Humble store, from GOG.COM and from Steam. It will also be available for the PS4. I’m trying not to be too excited for this game. After all, […]


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Frayed Knights 2 – The Story Begins!

Posted by Rampant Coyote on March 2, 2016

Our focus lately has been so heavy on level design that it’s hard for me to think about anything else to discuss about the game. I’m really, really excited about how this is working out, and I’m excited for you guys to play them. But… I don’t want to cross from “teaser” into “spoiler” territory. […]


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Amaranth Games Retires From Game Development – For Now

Posted by Rampant Coyote on March 1, 2016

Well, ya’ll know I’ve been a fan of Amanda Fitch and Amaranth Games since the release of the original Aveyond: Ren’s Quest (then just called¬†Aveyond). It was one of the first commercial releases of an RPGMaker-based game, and even if was the first of the open floodgates, the series remained among the highest quality RPG […]


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