Tom Francis News


Gunpoint creator uploads game creation tutorial for 'absolute beginners'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 05, 2015 11:00am PST

Gunpoint was among the most underrated games of 2013. Today, creator Tom Francis wants to teach complete beginners how to create their first game, thanks to a new series of videos.


Gunpoint update adds new engine and Steam Workshop support

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 19, 2014 1:45pm PDT

Tom Francis' Gunpoint is getting somewhat of a new lease on life, with a new patch adding a whole new engine and Steam Workshop support.


"So much this. The game was amazingly fun but entirely too short. Left me wanting more, bad. ..."

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Heat Signature is next game from Gunpoint creator

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2014 3:30pm PST

Gunpoint creator Tom Francis has released a prototype video for his next project, Heat Signature, a stealth game set in space.


"I have a feeling that there will be a sequel to it eventually. It was too popular (and funny) ..."

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Gunpoint packs level editor

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 09, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Puzzling stealthy hack 'em up Gunpoint will have a level editor, creator Tom Francis has confirmed. It looks like a pleasingly simple click-and-drag affair with pre-built pieces, so you should be making your own facilities for your hacker to infiltrate in no time at all. Onc...


Indie Jeff's Weekly Pick: Gunpoint

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 12, 2012 6:00am PST

This week, I grab my fedora, trench-coat, and spy gear to tackle the IGF preview build of Gunpoint, the upcoming 2D stealth-puzzle game by Tom Francis, John Roberts, and Fabian van Dommelen.


"Love the sound effects, especially when the doors kill the cops."

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IGF 2012 Main Competition finalists announced

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 10, 2012 11:30am PST

The finalists for the 14th annual Independent Games Festival's Main Competition have been announced, highlighting some of the greatest indie games of 2012.


"kind of weird that most of the games under "Technical Excellence" are retro lo-fi games"

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