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Non-Surreal Game

This time we have a special recommendation from our local community. This game got everything: Doors. Walls. Even keys. Does that sound interesting to you? Find out, why it should.

Dépanneur Nocturne

You may not know what you are looking for, but the peculiar proprietor of this store will help you find it regardless. A shopping trip about love, divination and petting quantum cats.

Museum of Mechanics: Lockpicking

This week in our Indie Gem Corner we take a trip to a very special museum: On display is a whole collection of mini games that are all about the same theme: What do you do, when you lost your keys? Enter the Museum of Mechanics: Lockpicking.

Indie Gem Corner: The Longing

The Longing

Welcome to our Indie Gem Corner, where members of our team introduce games that deserve more attention! Sascha starts with The Longing, a game that makes you fall in love with it over time – 400 (real) days, to be exact.

#OTBTplays AdvXJam 2021: Round 1 & 2

Hello everyone! Earlier this year we played all the entries to the Adventure Jam 2021 – as you know, we are always terribly excited for narrative adventures! So we were delighted to see AdvXJam 2021 taking place, another two-week gamejam focused on narrative games. The AdvXJam 2021 was hosted by AdventureX, a UK-based convention that … Read more

Remakes and Remasters

We recently started our streaming cycle and picked remasters & remakes as our next topic. For this blogpost we summarized our key points – What do we love about remakes? What makes a good remake? And do we have too many remakes and remasters nowadays?

Verbs in Game Design

After streaming all of the Adventure Jam 2021 games, we noticed that verbs are an integral part of the design of adventure games, and in game design in general. That’s why we decided to have a little discussion about verbs in games!
This blogpost sums up our talk and gives a few good and not-so-good examples of how games make use of verbs.

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