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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All the Boring Bits of Paperwork you have to do as an Indie Developer

Apr 92014

Everyone knows that being an indie dev is the best job in the world. When you’re not just playing games on the sofa in your underpants surrounded by Crunchy Nut Cornflakes, you’re idly making guns and things that explode. Sadly, once in a while, the fun and games turns to drudgery and you have to […]

How to Design Brillo Point and Click Adventure Game Puzzles

Mar 282014

Hello! A couple of times over the last week or so, the subject of decent Point n’ Click puzzle design has come up. This is the thought process I go through when designing puzzles. Pinch of salt, obviously, this example is for a relatively-silly game. You’d need to apply this process to something that applies […]

Super Special ‘Dan and Ben Adventures’ Sale

Feb 102014

Broken Age happened and/ or is happening! Have you played it? Broken Age is magnificent. It’s from the brain of Tim Schafer, whose earlier works heavily inspired Ben There, Dan That! and Time Gentlemen, Please! Can you tell? Broken Age is beautiful and charming and funny and clever. You should definitely play it, it has […]

“Gun Monkeys” Now Generates FREE Steam Keys for Lonely Players

Aug 272013

Hello! I’ve been Beta testing a new thing on Gun Monkeys for the last few weeks. It seems to be working, so here’s the announcement: As part of ongoing efforts to keep indie Deathmatch shooter “Gun Monkeys” the success it almost definitely deserves to be, the game now automatically generates free Steam keys for anyone […]

Gun Monkeys Price Drop EXPLAINED

Jul 232013

Gun Monkeys is now $5.99/ £3.99/ Eur4.49 , and you always get two copies with every purchase.

Gun Monkeys is OUT NOW!

Jul 32013

(please do watch full screen and in high-res, youTube’s compression kinda ruins it) BUY HERE! Gun Monkeys has launched on Steam, and here’s a spiffy new trailer and a trendy bunch of screenshots to celebrate! I’m afraid we’ve had a few unfortunate network wobbles, and some weird bugs, but that’s ALL FIXED NOW, so hop […]

Gun Monkeys interview!

May 282013

I recently did an interview for Press X to Win about Gun Monkeys. Some of the questions were REALLY HARD, and you should totally go and read it. To spare of you looking with eyes at the Google Translate editions of interview, here my original replies is, in English.

ANNOUNCING // GUN_MONKEYS

May 72013

SIZE FIVE GAMES is excited to announce the release of its next game, GUN_MONKEYS. (the trailer really really works best at 1080 resolution and fullscreen. please do, if you can) GUN_MONKEYS uses all the buzzwords. It’s a devastatingly-indie, Procedurally–Generated, Physics-based, Online Deathmatch platform game from multi award-winning developer Size Five Games. “I needed a tiny […]