Nominations, nominations..

We’re continuing our tradition of super interesting nomination announcements!

It was lately announced that The Swapper is a finalist in Nordic Game Indie Night, an event curated by Copenhagen Game Collective and part of the Nordic Game 2012 conference.

NGIN 2012

Already sort of old news – but still worth mentioning – The Swapper was also nominated for the Grand Prize at 2012 Independent Propeller Awards.

Statue Dude

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Announcing new art style for The Swapper

[Those of you who didn’t figure it out – this was an April Fools post!]

Some of you may have wondering why our blog has been so silent lately. The answer is that we’ve been super-busy working on some improvements on the tech that powers The Swapper.

During that time we also figured out that the HTML5/tablet market is the future. That, and the fact that we felt The Swapper could be even more immersive led us to totally revamp the game’s art style.

Below is a quick teaser showcasing the results our hard work. We’re super-hyped! We believe this is the right direction and hope you enjoy the changes as well! Stay tuned!

 


 

Ehm, this entry was posted on April 1.

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Indie Fund and GDC

We’re extremely happy to announce that The Swapper is the 6th game to be backed by Indie Fund!

Indie Fund

I’m also coming to San Francisco for GDC so please let me know if you’re a journalist interested in talking about The Swapper or just want to discuss things in general.

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Indie Game Challenge 2012

Yay! The Swapper is one of the finalists in this year’s Indie Game Challenge and we’d be really happy if you vote for us.

 

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MindTrek Indie Games Awards 2011

“Amazing audiovisual atmosphere. Physics, graphics and audio well balanced. Fresh approach to traditional side scroller adventure genre”. – http://www.mindtrek.org/2011/conference/mindtrek-indie-games-awards-2011-nominees

During the next few weeks we’re apparently finalists in two different events!

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The Swapper is an IndieCade finalist!

We’re happy to announce that The Swapper is one of the finalists at the 2011 IndieCade festival.
Come visit us during the Game Walk (October 8-9) if you happen to be around Culver City.

The whole list of all the awesome finalist games can be seen here.

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The Swapper at Freeplay Festival 2011

The Swapper won!

 

Above, from left: Carlo (sound designer, composer), Olli (programmer, artist), Otto (level designer)

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Develop conference

The Swapper was chosen as one of the 10 finalist to be presented at the Develop Conference Indie Showcase. In slightly over one week we’ll be there. If you happen to visit the showcase, make sure to vote for your favourite game via  the “People’s Choice” ballot!

Also, The Swapper lately joined Facebook.

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