Indie Galore

Both of the big indie game distribution campaigns have been in full force in the last couple of days but I will kick off with news from Indie Royale who have just launched their ‘Really Big Bundle’ which includes:

  • Really Big Sky
  • Runespell: Overture
  • Cthulhu Saves the World
  • Eufloria
  • BONUS: Breath of Death VII

All of which are available on both Desura or Steam.  At time of writing you can get all of this for less than £2.70 which is not a bad deal or if you are feeling charitable to others you can help push the price down by paying more.

Not to be beaten, the Humble Bundle team have added Dungeons of Dredmor to their previous Introversion bundle which you will recieve if you pay more than the current average ($3.99 at time of writing).  For those of you who have already paid for this bundle it will automatically be added to your account, just log back in to retrieve the code for your distribution platform of choice.

In addition to this you will also receive access to two bonus prototypes from Introversion as well as the source code to Darwinia, Multiwinia, DEFCON and Uplink!

I have to say that rightly or wrongly the Indie gaming scene never really grabbed me before but the work that Humble Bundle and Indie Royale is doing to promote them is making them almost unmissable!

Introversion Humble Indie Bundle

If you haven’t heard of the Humble Indie Bundle before now, then this really is something for you to look into.

Basically the premise is that a bundle of Indie games go on sale and you can pay what you want.  You can then split the amount you are giving between the developers, charitable organisations and the bundle organisers.  If you pay more than the average amount (which is usually less than four dollars) you will get access to bonus games and prototypes.

Buying games, supporting independent development and giving to charity?  There is basically no downside!

Best of all this bundle is predominantly from the developers Introversion giving you access to the simply fantastic Uplink and Defcon games.

For more details go to their website…  do it!