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Framed rearranges comic panels and story outcomes

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 19, 2013 12:30pm PST

Framed is the debut effort from Loveshack Entertainment, in which players watch a detective's story unfold through comic book panels and rearrange those panels to craft completely different outcomes.

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Two more Double Fine games coming via Indie Fund

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 10:15am PDT

The fine folks at Tim Schafer's Double Fine Productions studio have been quite busy, announcing the development of two more games.

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Antichamber scores Indie Fund backing

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2012 6:00am PDT

Non-Euclidean puzzler Antichamber has been confirmed as the seventh game to receive Indie Fund backing, a month after it lifted the IGF 2012 award for Technical Excellence.

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"What are the other indie games aside from Qube and Dear Esther?"

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Indie Fund backs The Swapper

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 01, 2012 3:30pm PST

Indie Fund has announced that it will help fund development of The Swapper, an upcoming puzzle-platformer by developer Facepalm Games.

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Indie Jeff's Weekly Pick: Dear Esther

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 19, 2012 8:00am PST

For this week's Indie Pick, I roam through the poetically-beautiful Dear Esther by thechineseroom, a Valve-sanctioned remake of a Half-Life 2 mod.

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"I agree with Lionel. I sell novels and they are typically 10$ for 450-500 pages. Recently I ..."

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Dear Esther trailer teases Feb. 14 release

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 18, 2012 6:00pm PST

A new trailer for Dear Esther has been released, teasing the high-definition remake's upcoming release in February.

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"Kind of reminded me of one of the old Alan Wake Trailers. Solid art. I wonder how the game ..."

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Q.U.B.E. recoups Indie Fund investment after 4 days

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 17, 2012 11:00am PST

Indie superstar funding group the Indie Fund has scored a resounding hit after Q.U.B.E., the first Fund-backed release, earned enough on Steam in its first four days to recoup the investment.

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"woah what for that I'm going to write a huge expose on your inhumane working standards and ..."

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QUBE goes live on Steam today

By Steve Watts, Jan 06, 2012 8:00am PST

QUBE, the first-person puzzle game and first entry from the Indie Fund, is hitting Steam today.

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"the name reminds me of Intelligent Qube which was an excellent game for the PSX!"

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QUBE, first Indie Fund game, coming December 16

By Steve Watts, Dec 02, 2011 12:30pm PST

QUBE, the first game to come out of the Indie Fund, has a release date of December 16. It will cost $14.99 through Steam.

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"Wasn't going to state the obvious, but yeah very Portal. A little too much... "

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Dear Esther gets Indie Fund cash injection

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 02, 2011 11:00am PDT

Fascinating mod-turned-full game Dear Esther has become the latest project to receive a financial helping hand from the superstar Indie Fund. Developer thechineseroom also revealed it's aiming for a sub-$10 price.

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"Really looking forward to it's release and I'd gladly pay over $10 for something innovative and ..."

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Indie Fund Seeking Applications From 'Unique Games'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 07, 2010 6:40am PDT

Indie developers in need of funding can now apply for scratch from the Indie Fund, the funding source set up by indie darlings including Braid's...

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"IT}r'S WORKING!]*"

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Indie Developer Superstars Setup Indie Fund

By Brian Leahy, Mar 02, 2010 12:00pm PST

A handful of successful independent game designers have created the Indie Fund, a "brand new funding source for independent developers, created by...

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"So any time some developers gather it's like Gathering of Developers?"

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