Size Five Games



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

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Archive for the ‘Shilling’ Category

The Swindle: November Update

Nov 182014

Don’t worry! I haven’t cancelled it again. Not yet. Just thought it’d be nice to get down what’s going on behind the scenes here. Progress on the game is trundling along nicely; I’ve spent a lot of time worrying about the Final Mission, the big swindle everything’s building up to, and there’s some neat stuff […]

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 […]

Announcing ‘The Swindle’, again.

Oct 302014

Size Five Games is delighted to re-announce The Swindle: A Steampunk Cybercrime Caper. Here’s all the gumph from the press release where I thinly pretend I’m not writing the Press Release and interviewing myself. Press Releases are weird and awful.

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.