Size Five Games



SIZE FIVE is a BAFTA-winning indie video game developer.

You can check out the games we've made below, find out a little more about us here, or join in our snazzy forums here.

My email address is dan@sizefivegames.com

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Archive for the ‘HELP’ Category

Behold the Kickmen Development Diary #00006

Nov 212016

I think one of the things I’ve learned from making Kickmen is to let other people have a go earlier on in the process. In-development games are dreadful for so long it’s difficult to let other people see what you’re doing in case they judge you too harshly and think you’re rubbish at making games. […]

Behold the Kickmen Development Diary #00005

Oct 262016

You’re probably wondering what’s happened to Kickmen. It was a silly little game that was supposed to be ‘done’ in a month and is now, what, where is it, even? Well, people liked the look of it so I had to put effort into making it. It’s not quite there yet, and I’d rather it […]

Behold The Kickmen Development Diary #00003

Jun 132016

Hello! I NEED YOUR HELP. So, Behold The Kickmen is finally playing really nicely. The AI are good, it ‘feels’ like old-school Sensi or Speedball, and I’m now fixing bugs and making it funny. One of the things I did to make it funny last thing on Friday afternoon was to record myself shouting into […]

Behold the Kickmen: Development Diary #00001

May 52016

Hello there! As you may have heard, I’m now making a little football game, despite knowing nothing at all about football and not really liking the sport or the people who used to walk past my bedroom window at 11:30 at night after the “big game” shouting “WAAAAY-OOOOH, WAAAAY-OOOOOOOH, WE DID IT, WE DID THE […]

Advice to youTubers and Streamers, from a Dev

Jul 302015

Hello there! As you may know, I recently released The Swindle. It’s doing really well thank you, lots of people love it and it’s getting great reviews. PHEW. We’re all in this together – you’re good for me because you help spread the word of my game, and I’m good for you because I save […]

The Swindle: OUT NOW

Jul 282015

It’s been a long, weird road to this point. The Swindle’s been through two engines, been cancelled, resurrected, stripped bare and chopped about. But it’s done, and I’m so so happy with it. Reviews are coming in – 9/10 from Pocket Gamer, Recommended from Eurogamer, 80% from PC Gamer. What a relief. I worried people […]

I have no idea what I’m doing.

Oct 312014

Busy day, yesterday. It’s one of the weird things about indie development, you spend month after month after month head down, nose to the grindstone, coding day-in, day-out, occasionally dicking about on Twitter. And then suddenly, what the fuck, I’m supposed to be a PR man, now? Promoting a new game is a bit like […]

Bye, Rik

Jun 102014

Most people probably think The Young Ones or Bottom is the best thing that Rik Mayall ever did, but they’re wrong. They’re both glorious, obviously. But after The Young Ones and before Bottom, Rik, Ade and Nigel did this relatively unheard-of little sitcom called Filthy, Rich and Catflap. It’s Rik Mayall as a shit light […]