This is the first part of several videos talking about jumping to go along with my second book. For this one, I talked about committed vs. free form jumping.

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owlboy-4

Owlboy is the very definition of the dedication that can come from the Indie space. The game was in development for about 10 years from D-Pad Studio. While the gameplay doesn’t fly as high as I would have liked, the story and animation do help to pick it up to some extent.

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N++ (5)

Metanet Software has been working on the N series for over a decade at this point. N combines skill-based platforming with the use of physics-guided momentum to test players on tricky platforming. N++ marks the first PC retail release. After speaking to Mare Sheppard earlier this year, I was excited to see how far they’ve taken their design.

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Axiom Verge (4)

Axiom Verge from Thomas Happ Games is another example of a developer going back to the days of the NES for inspiration and aesthetics. While it may look similar to the classic Metroid, Axiom Verge is a game all its own and gets really close to metroidvania greatness.

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