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Awesome Indies: The Last Door

Episodic horror game, with original low-res visuals and a gorgeous orchestral music score. Surrounded by a thrilling sound atmosphere, player’s will experience a really immersive environment through the stimulation of their imagination, just like classic horror writers like Poe and Lovecraft used to.

This is a free game! Each time they publish a new chapter, the previous one becomes free for everybody. You can support the development of the next chapter with a ‘pay what you want’ donation to unlock the newest chapter. 

Trailer || Website

Hey there! I’d just like to take a moment to talk about an upcoming show. So, recently, I’ve been working with a fabulous team in the production of a wonderful upcoming YouTube webseries called “The Uncanny Upshurs” - it’s an urban fantasy about a pair of twins who are living away from each other for the first time in their lives, and how they discover that the world isn’t quite how they thought it was.

It’s honestly an incredible piece of work that I have so-far loved working on - it’s from a little Indie production, a collaboration of the two teams who created “Twelfth Grade (or Whatever)” and “The Grey Tarmac Road”, which are LGBT, diverse, brilliant, awesome indie adaptations of “Twelfth Night” and “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” respectively.

Unlike these two shows, however, “The Uncanny Upshurs” (or “#UnUps” as we’re calling it) is an entirely new piece of fiction created for the sole purpose of being a new webshow. It has a brilliantly diverse cast, full of people of colour, characters with disabilities, LGBT folks and more - one of the lead characters, Agatha Upshur, is a wonderful trans girl being played by an actual real life transgender woman.

To anybody who likes any kind of indie webseries, you’ll be amazed at how much work has gone into the Uncanny Upshurs, it’s honestly a masterpiece from what I’ve seen so far (which is quite a lot). To anybody who’s a fan of Harry Potter, or Percy Jackson or Buffy the Vampire Slayer - you’ll LOVE this with a PASSION.

The IndieGoGo isn’t asking for much, and some of the rewards are pretty cool - you can have your name in the credits, receive some signed postcards and scripts from the crew, and even have a Skype conversation with the cast - honestly, any amount of money will help create this wonderful piece of work which is, so far, being funded completely out of the pockets of the two directors. Every extra penny will just go towards making the show better and easier to create for the cast and crew (who are ALL volunteering), and the campaign will just make it that much easier, even if it just goes towards paying for the actors to travel to and from the sets.

So yeah, to help become part of funding a wonderful indie urban fantasy full of racially diverse, LGBT characters, autistic representation and enough smiles to put a mime out of business, help fund this incredible piece of work - the Uncanny Upshurs.

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Awesome Indies:  Fist of Awesome

Fist of Awesome is a time-travelling-lumberjack-em-up of epic proportions created by developer I Fight Bears. It stars Tim Burr as a man out of time, caught up in a needlessly convoluted plot to enslave humanity by populating history with homicidal wild animals. Fist of Awesome gleefully conjures up nostalgic memories of the likes of Final Fight, Streets of Rage, and other fondly remembered brawlers from the 1990s golden age of scrolling beat ‘em ups.

Coming to iOS/Android & Ouya this Spring and it will be available for PC & Mac later this Summer.

Website  || Trailer

Available for PC/Mac pre-order - £10.00 (GBP)