Amnesia Fortnight is how Double Fine turns creative people into games—everyone on staff is hit on the head with a brick or some other amnesia-inducing device and spends two weeks prototyping new ideas. It's how Costume Quest and Stacking were greenlit, and last year Double Fine introduced us to the process by letting us vote on concepts in its first Humble Bundle collaboration. Those prototypes,
The launch of The Humble Double Fine Bundle means that for a limited time you can get Psychonauts for the low price of whatever you want. You'd be a psycho not to take that offer!
No, Double Fine isn’t creating some sort of crossover between our favorite horror game and Epic’s upcoming Minecraft/zombie hybrid. Amnesia Fortnight is the indie studio’s internal process for fast prototyping, a two-week period where Double Fine collectively drops whatever it’s doing, splits into teams, and sprints to build barebones versions of game concepts. The method was used to greenlight
They say it’s what’s inside that matters. For little Charlie Blackmore, what’s inside can be anything from a proud pugilist to a seductive siren or a homeless tramp with a heart of gold. He may look like the runt of the litter, but in his world of bouncing matryoshka dolls, he is king – wielding the power to jump inside larger dolls, one size at a time. Every body he takes has its own ability,
For those of you who invested in Tim Schafer’s adventurous Kickstarter campaign, here’s further proof that your money is in good hands. Seriously, what other developer would you absolutely trust with a game entirely based around Russian matryoshka dolls? Well, have a look for yourself, because Stacking, Double Fine’s ultra-charming take on wooden folk dolls of increasing size, finally hit Steam
Here's some excellent news that slipped past on Friday. Double Fine's Stacking will be getting a PC release. The news was delivered with some low-budget puppetry on G4TV, spotted by RPS. You play as Charlie Blackmore, a tiny Russian doll in a beautifully realised world populated by slightly larger dolls. Charlie can jump inside other characters to manipulate them, jumping them into even larger