How "Ikenfell" Gets Nostalgia Just Right

Analyzing how new indie game Ikenfell can feel nostalgic yet modern at the same time

am always looking for an indie game that represents the golden era of games from my childhood. For me, it is the NES and Super Nintendo. If you remember blowing on game cartridges, only having two controllers per console, and going to Blockbuster on weekends, you were likely a child within the same era. Something about pixelized sprites doing battle over some perfectly composed chiptune music really brings a sense of…

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Freelance game designer / developer. Full stack developer. Board game geek and cat tamer.

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C. James

Freelance game designer / developer. Full stack developer. Board game geek and cat tamer.