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Recounting A Successful Failure (The Spaceslingers Post-Mortem)

This is the part two of my original post A Pre-Post Mortem About Marketing, if you haven’t read that, I highly recommend you do so as I won’t be covering the same material here and a lot of people found the original post helpful. So what does a successful failure look like? Well, first, let’s […]

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Elemental Combination Effects in Alchementalist

Here’s a short video I made showing the different elemental combinations you can make in Alchementalist: I’ve added range upgrades to the spells in order to create bigger “areas” for each effect, and everything is still very much WIP, but the basics are there at least. Now that I’ve got all the base combinations in […]

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Alchementalog #1: Paying Attention to Detail

I’ve been doing a lot of work recently on enemies in Alchementalist. I want to get the game into a state where I can really test different mechanics out and see how the emergent gameplay works, and that means populating the world with a bunch of bad dudes intent on making your life as a […]

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Unveiling Alchementalist

What have I been up to? The answer might shock you!

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35% off Spaceslingers on Steam!

Spaceslingers is at the lowest price yet!

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‘Spaceslingers’ is the trajectory game for puzzle-loving space fans — Review

The awesome Elizabeth Howell (@howellspace) recently wrote a review for Spaceslingers at space.com. Here’s a snippet: …In a way, “Spaceslingers” teaches us a subtle lesson about the real world of spaceflight. In the early 1960s, launching rockets was something we struggled to achieve, and even today the possibility of rocket failure makes us feel tense […]

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Spaceslingers Black Friday Sale!

Spaceslingers is discounted by 30% for GameJolt and itch.io for only 3 days! Get in quick!

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Spaceslingers Launched on Itch.io and GameJolt

I’ve just launched Spaceslingers on both the itch.io and GameJolt platforms! It took me quite awhile to gut the Steamworks integration out of the game and build my own online leaderboard for the platforms, but it’s done (well, it was done a little while ago, but I’ve been super busy and haven’t had time to […]

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A Pre-Post-Mortem About Marketing

Five hard earned lessons I learned about marketing while making Spaceslingers for $0…

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Spaceslingers Launch Announcement

A love of physics, hypothetical ideas from scientists, and gaming all collide with the launch of Spaceslingers today (17th November, 2020) on Steam. Created by solo developer RefresherTowel, Spaceslingers is a space-time bending interstellar ride requiring careful use of gravity and time dilation to navigate through interstellar hazards and land on a target planet, delivering […]