How do you navigate a videogame world when the game itself keeps re-writing the rules around you? Come find out this Sunday, April 1st, at 4PM at our special tenth edition of JUEGOS RANCHEROS at The Highball, as we give Austin its first chance to play ANTICHAMBER, Demruth’s upcoming mindbending game of psychological exploration, with creator Alexander Bruce in attendance.
Help Kickstart an iPad game brought to you in part by Wiley Wiggins and The Octopus Project | The A.V. Club Austin
The first product of Austin-based Karakasa Games, Thunderbeam! looks to bring retro-styled sci-fi action (and some moral dilemmas) to the iPad, but the developers need your donations to make that happen. As per standard “>Kickstarter procedure, there are some neat giveaways involved at varying levels of contribution (T-shirts, silk-screened posters, a limited-edition Playbutton mp3 preloaded with The Octopus Project’s soundtrack)—but the real prize is knowing that you helped get an innovative, challenging, and (assumedly) fun video game off the ground and onto your iPad.
This week’s Austin Chronicle includes an article (the cover story!) about the DIY electronic music scene in town, including Eric Archer, Dann Green & handmade music Austin, and Switched On.