Opinion: Flappy Bird, Empathy, Appreciation for Simplicity

There’s been a lot of talk about Flappy Bird lately. For those who somehow haven’t heard about it – it’s a mobile game from an indie developer in Vietnam named Dong Nguyen. Over the past few weeks, it’s taken the mobile gaming world by storm, climbing up to the #1 spot in the app store. This… Read More


Pixel Pressure Cooker, #3

Hey everyone! As you may be aware – today is Monday, and the more astute readers will remember that we did our Pixel Pressure Cooker on Thursday last week. So, apologies for the late post This week’s Pixel Pressure Cooker was pretty interesting and different, because we worked with a guest artist – Cellusious. Cell… Read More


Flippfly Show, January 30th

Hey all, here’s the Flippfly show! We talk about Pixel Pressure Cooker, Octodad’s release, and a quick update on Race The Sun development. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzAw8OjK8g4]… Read More


Pixel Pressure Cooker, Episode 2

Today we did the second “Pixel Pressure Cooker” – a one-jour game jam using Unity3D. The theme this week was suggested immediately by several of our followers: Candy. This is to commemorate the current legal shenanigans surrounding King.com’s “Candy” trademark. Read more about that here. So – we made a tongue-in-cheek game where you shoot… Read More


NotOnSteam Retrospective

This article is an analysis of what happened back in October during the NotOnSteam sale- many of the developers are still selling games on or off Steam, and some are still trying to get votes for Greenlight – they can still be purchased at NotOnSteam.com. The NotOnSteam sale was an online event that Flippfly hosted… Read More