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Announcing Insane Robots

Announcing Insane Robots

We’ve been prototyping a brand new card game, Insane Robots, which we plan to launch next year. We debuted the game in early Oct at IndieCade 2013, Los Angeles and were honoured to play test it with a stellar array of game makers who were in town for the festival. Thanks everyone for your generous […]

Cat On Yer Head at IndieCade 2013

Cat On Yer Head at IndieCade 2013

We’re delighted that our games are being featured at IndieCade for the second year running! This time our live game for crowds Cat On Yer Head is an IndieCade 2013 Official Selection in the Big Games category. We will be performing Cat On Year Head at the IndieCade Red Carpet Awards event at the Museum […]

Interactive wireframes and wireframe “storytelling”

Interactive wireframes and wireframe “storytelling”

I spoke recently at Develop 2011 and GDC Europe 2011 (and also wrote in Develop) about some of our approaches to game design, and there’s been a lot of interest in an approach I call “interactive wireframes” – game designers from other companies are talking about applying the technique and game design students want to use it in […]

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Playniac is an award-winning game studio described as "innovative" and "different" by MCV. We make thinky games for all platforms, working on both independent titles and with clients.