Tagged: retro

May 24, 2014

Chaos Seed

"Bongo` approached me many, many years ago and told me he was really interested in working on this very pretty looking game called Chaos Seed. I took a look at it and immediately fell in love. The art style was stunning, and it seemed very different from every other RPG I had worked on with Dynamic-Designs.

Dynamic Designs, an enclave of rom hackers and translators, has released a patch for Chaos Seed, a Super Famicon ARPG/Cave Construction game. [more inside]

June 1, 2011


Spelunky is a randomly generated platformer with retro graphics and a deceptively simple premise: enter the cave, get treasure, save the girl. In practice, it's incredibly difficult. It's also pretty addicting.

At the moment, Spelunky is Windows-only, but it's heading to the X-Box Live Arcade soon.

April 17, 2011

World’s Biggest Pac-Man

Now this is genuinely neat-o. The World's Biggest Pac-man is a giant HTML5 game of Pac-man, for which users can contribute mazes (sadly, logging on Facebook is necessary to add your own maze to the big picture, but at least you can play without logging on). All the mazes (as I write this, 6925 of them) are connected, allowing you to use the exits on the side of one maze to enter another one. The overall playfield is... large.

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