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For many, game development seems like an unreachable dream. We envision a world where we can come up with an idea, hunch over a laptop, bang out some code and – voila – video game. Tom Francis, creator of Joystiq favorite Gunpoint, is putting together a very handy Game Maker tutorial ...

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January 23, 2015 at 6:00PM
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The fifth and final episode of Devolver Digital's Super Game Jam is now available on Steam. Super Game Jam tells the stories of five pairs of developers that craft games during a 48-hour game jam. The final episode follows London-based developers Tom Francis (Gunpoint) and Liselore Goedhart (Rememb...

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Indie developer Tom Francis outlines his upcoming PC stealth game Heat Signature in the newly launched gameplay video above in the hopes of assembling a team to finish the project. Announced earlier this year, Heat Signature challenges players to infiltrate randomly generated space vessels whi...

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Tom Francis, the developer behind Gunpoint, has announced one of his new projects, Heat Signature. It's a stealth game, set in space, in which you stalk randomly generated ships and board them. Stealth isn't so much about the enemy ship's line-of-sight as it is about your ship's temperature. E...

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Gunpoint is the perfect game at the perfect time. At the same moment the industry is heavily promoting console innovation with aurally destructive stage demos, this indie game from reporter Tom Francis and a ragtag crew of volunteers offers a simplistic and quiet respite: an outstanding puzzle game...

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Games journalist Tom Francis has finally launched his side project Gunpoint. Steam is celebrating launch by knocking off a buck from the asking price until June 10, bringing Gunpoint down to $9; the special edition containing the soundtrack and in-game commentary is 25 percent off, down to $15. ...

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Gunpoint, a 2D collusion of quiet intrusion, espionage and elusion, will be available for PC through Steam once it's complete. The game stands out for its romantic combination of spy and electrician, letting you divert power in devious ways between switches and several objects in the environment. ...

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Following our previous look at indie gem Gunpoint, there is no excuse for not having this game on your radar. Quick, check your radar. It's there, right? That's what we thought. Here, we've got an eight minute video chronicling a majority of game features. And lots of jumping through windows...

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From plumbers and farmers to ... Noids, video games have a long tradition of elevating blue collar jobs to rockstar status. Now, after eying these new Gunpoint screens, it looks like we'll be adding "electrician" to that list when Tom Francis' secret agent game arrives this Christmas. As you c...

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