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JD Reviews Anna

May 5th, 2009 @ 3:45 pm
by Vince Twelve

And he likes it a lot! This is a must play for anyone who likes there games to have a great deal of depth and atmosphere. The fantastic character development and interaction is a joy to see and contributes greatly to the immersiveness of the game. Add to that excellent sound and fun puzzles – […]

I done got interviewed again

February 6th, 2008 @ 8:35 am
by Vince Twelve

Adventure Gamers has just posted an interview they did with me a few weeks ago. Not a lot of new info in there about Resonance, but if you’re interested for some reason in who I am and what kind of games I play, if might be worth a read. Click on to the interview. And […]

Fancy wordsmith reviews Linus, Anna

October 10th, 2007 @ 10:53 am
by Vince Twelve

Blog / New Yorker-wannabe Yesterday’s Salad, has posted some quite articulate reviews of Linus and Anna. The Anna review points out the game’s roots in classic speculative fiction and gives nice props all around. The graphics do a perfect job of setting the mood. Set in gray-scale with smooth (but spartan) animations and parallax, the […]

Chance Destiny Theory vs. Anna

September 29th, 2007 @ 1:41 pm
by Vince Twelve

Recently, while playing Anna, youTuber Greg “dratsab” Huffman drew a comparison between the fatalistic philosophy laid out by the self-aware computer system, Anna, and his own philosophy that he calls “Chance Destiny Theory.” He let both theories explain themselves in this video on youTube. If nothing else, it’s neat to watch the opening of Anna […]

Eat it Ebert!

August 2nd, 2007 @ 5:13 pm
by Vince Twelve

Mentisworks has posted a list of 27 truly artistic independent games, and guess who made two of them! Anna’s minimalism ranked a respectable #20, while Linus’ split-personalities snagged the #9 spot! And they’re in great company, too. (Nifflas? Orsinal? Raph? Yay!)


June 22nd, 2007 @ 1:25 pm
by Vince Twelve

The AGS forums are having a Photoshop contest with the topic being “Game Anagrams.” This one came courtesy of Grundislav, creator of the great Banjo Nerd… err… Ben Jordan series and made me giggle:

I done got myself interviewed

January 10th, 2007 @ 9:13 am
by Vince Twelve

I’ve recovered from my septoplasty. Got that all straightened out, so to speak. Then I recovered from the mind-shattering headache that resulted from the septoplasty. So now, I’m back in working order except that it still hurts to pick my nose. No afternoon snacks for me for a while. Anyways, look what just popped up […]

Anna and Spooks in the gaming mags

May 8th, 2006 @ 4:27 pm
by Vince Twelve

Now that I’ve finally gotten around to introducing both of the current games, I wanted to point out one fun bit of news. Both Anna and Spooks are featured on the cover CD included with the latest issue of Czech gaming rag “Level Magazine” along with a number of other freeware games. So, if you […]


April 25th, 2006 @ 3:17 pm
by Vince Twelve

The first of the xii games is Anna. Anna was originally created for the second One Room One Week Competition on the AGS forums. Which means that the game was originally conceived, designed, drawn, written, and programmed entirely by me and entirely within one week. I say “originally” because the version up for download now […]