GoldFire Blog
MAR 10

2014
Kickstarter Roundup #9: Weekly Dose of Indie Games

Having gone through a successful Kickstarter campaign for CasinoRPG in early 2013, we know how hard it is to get noticed and scrap all the way to your goal, especially if your name isn't Tim Schafer. So, we've decided to help spread the word about our fellow indie game developers and post a weekly roundup of our favorite games we've stumbled across lately. Planetsł Planetsł is a 3D open-world voxel-based RPG (first person view). This game had me at the logo, which I must admit is one of the...

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FEB 20

2014
The Power of Truly Social Gaming

As I've said before, games are the ultimate art form. However, games can be so much more than just art. They are a basic form of human connection; and, because of this, they will ultimately move to the forefront of breaking down cultural barriers and forming new, lasting connections the world over. Before this future can become a reality, the mainstream perception of games must make a radical shift. Fair or not, there are a lot of negative connotations associated with gaming. The reality is...

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FEB 17

2014
Kickstarter Roundup #8: Weekly Dose of Indie Games

Having gone through a successful Kickstarter campaign for CasinoRPG in early 2013, we know how hard it is to get noticed and scrap all the way to your goal, especially if your name isn't Tim Schafer. So, we've decided to help spread the word about our fellow indie game developers and post a weekly roundup of our favorite games we've stumbled across lately. 7FRAMED How far will you risk it to get your life back? Once they know you, they control you. I've always found the idea of games that...

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FEB 12

2014
Flappy Bird Reveals the Truth in Gaming

There's a sad state of affairs that the rise and fall of Flappy Bird and its creator, Dong Nguyen, has revealed to the world these past few weeks. The game industry has an inherent problem that many are aware of, but one that nobody seems to be talking about. Most call it trolling, but it often goes far beyond that. Recent events have made this realization painfully clear to more than just the select few to have published a game. A few of the many Tweets to Dong Nguyen. Many have been...

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FEB 10

2014
Kickstarter Roundup #7: Weekly Dose of Indie Games

Having gone through a successful Kickstarter campaign for CasinoRPG in early 2013, we know how hard it is to get noticed and scrap all the way to your goal, especially if your name isn't Tim Schafer. So, we've decided to help spread the word about our fellow indie game developers and post a weekly roundup of our favorite games we've stumbled across lately. Catapult for Hire Explore a whimsical Nintendo 64 era world and discover its darkest secrets. The biggest influencer of success is also the...

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