Play NYC 2018 Articles


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Platforming Perfection and Competitive Glee: A Chat with Fabraz Company

It’s tough to be both an indie developer and an indie publisher. Apparently no one told that to Fabraz Company. At Play NYC 2018 they brought a pair of games…

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Making Meat Beats For Meat Mechs: A Chat with Extreme Meatpunks Forever’s Composer

I have a real love for the little games you see on itch.io. At one point recently I happened to take a look there and saw Extreme Meatpunks Forever. The…

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The Non-Fiction Behind Colorfiction’s Virtual Vacation Simulator 0°N 0°W

I need a vacation. I knew I needed a vacation when I took a trip to Play NYC and honestly had a fun time hanging out in the hotel room…

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Meet Walking Sign Golems and Traffic Knights in Scrap Bringer

Animation and art style can do a ton to bolster a game. One game I saw at Play NYC 2018 was Scrap Bringer, a top-down action beat ’em up that…

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Journey Through Evolution In Cells To Singularity

Cells to Singularity was a game at Play NYC that I happened upon purely by chance. The developer from Computer Lunch was wearing a Rupie t-shirt and I had thought that…

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Crowdfunding Spotlight – Hero: Tales of the Tomes

Play NYC had a lot more tabletop games this year than in its inaugural year. The basement had a couple of neat titles set up with plenty of room to…

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Treasure Adventure World Looking To The Future

Treasure Adventure World is a game I first heard about earlier in 2018. I didn’t get to experience it myself, but we reviewed the game not too long after its…

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Hands-On With The Delicious Delights Of Chef Umami

Chef Umami is in a class of games that I had seen at previous Playcrafting events but didn’t have the time to check out. Thankfully, the TechRaptor team spent over…

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ESC Games Brings Great Entertainment To Big Events

ESC Games is a company that I first learned about after 2017’s Playcrafting Bit Awards. The afterparty was hosted in a small Manhattan location and featured several original multiplayer titles…

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Sumer Sees Success On Switch While Development Continues

Sumer is a title that holds a dear place in my heart for neatly combining tabletop games and video games into one fun package. It first debuted on Kickstarter in…