Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure

How one Flash game is funding the "world's youngest dev's" education

Owen Hill at

Last year we reported on Flash game developer Ryan Creighton's exploits at GDC, where he was accused of cheating in front of a room full of developers. Ryan is also attending GDC 2012, but this time he's doing a talk on Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure; a game he co-created with his five year-old daughter. I think she did most of the art.

Ryan and his daughter Cassandra developed their game at a game jam. Then Ryan put it on a website and slapped a donate button in the corner. It's received $3081.12 to date, which will all go towards Cassandra's college education.


This week's best free PC games

Lewis Denby at

Would you like to join me on an adventure? Good, because that's what the majority of this week's best free PC games have been. It seems it's been a week of indie point-and-clickers, and a handful of them are absolutely worth a play. One was even made by a five-year-old girl, if you can believe it.

Alas, I've only stumbled upon four truly awesome freebies this week, but they're all sure to pass the time quite nicely. Read on for PC Gamer's picks...