About Trick Dempsey

Maybe you know him as a guy with terrible hair and a made up name, or maybe you know him as the Creative Lead of the Defiance game. Perhaps you even know him as the author of Nobody’s Business. If any of those are the case, then be prepared to hear plenty about games, media, and the worlds created by individuals or groups. If you’ve never heard of any of those things… be prepared for the same, but don’t expect anything from this point forward to make a lick of sense.

Iron Immortals Episode 017: Quick! Someone Taste my Ooze!

Sunrise rouses our heroes after their long, terrible night. They have one chance to nurse their wounds before they must venture deeper in the dark of the Verdwood. Soon, they will reach Semel Atsum and foil the plans of Jeanne Arquebus.

In the meantime though, they face the morning, and mornings are a time for consequences.

Reed oozes. Kaija oozes. Isolde undertakes a foolish experiment.

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Inspiring Starlight Dale – Episode 1: Duskers

NEW INSPIRATIONS VLOG ON OUR PATREON!

This week’s update involved a lot of bug hunting and behind-the-scenes restructuring. This is problematic to show on video – even with my loose interpretations of “show – so we’re doing something a little different this week.

I’d like to introduce all of y’all to Duskers. It’s a phenomenal game from Misfit’s Attic. You should totes check it out on their website: http://duskers.misfits-attic.com/!

Next week I should be able to show the stellar exploration component I began working on this week, and I may be able to demonstrate why one particular backend fix is so cool.

We’ll be posting some more of these Inspiration videos as we go forward. Chances are, if you like the work that we do, you’ll enjoy these as well. And these games are already out. Bonus!

See the full details on our Patreon post: https://www.patreon.com/posts/duskers-dale-1-8145847!

Iron Immortals Episode 015: Informed Consent! What’s that?

Recovering from their ambush at Sapstring Ridge, our heroes make camp in the deadly Verdwood. They tend to their wounds, pay heed to the demands of their faiths and cultures, and discover danger hiding in their very midst. Who’s been keeping secrets? What dangers do those secrets bring?

Isolde interrogates, Kaija goes on a walk, and Reed makes a sacrifice.

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The Path of Peace – Development Log

 

NEW DEVELOPMENT LOG ON OUR PATREON!

Wow, this game is really… GROWING!

Hah!

The first pass of crop growing is in, and now the game persists from session to session. The full economic loop of the game is nearing completion. Once that loop is full, I can start expanding on the available items, add the conversation system, and greatly improve the whole exploration element.

Next week, I’ll be putting in money and – much to Ginrei’s surprise – real shopping. This should even give us a place to get more seeds, since that is currently all done from debug commands.

See the full details on our Patreon post: https://www.patreon.com/posts/development-log-7771018!

Ginrei Goes Shopping – Development Log

NEW DEVELOPMENT LOG ON OUR PATREON!

It’s been a busy week here at the Thimble. Our stellar engineer(s) and designers(s) have really given it their all. So much all that it almost seems like they’re not all the same one person.

Next week, I’m going to take a first swing at growing some crops, improving interaction clarity, and maybe storing information between sessions.

See the full details on our Patreon post: https://www.patreon.com/posts/development-log-7771018!

Iron Immortals Episode 014: No fluid exchange with the dead, please.

 

As our heroes rush through the Verdwood, they are ambushed at Sapstring Ridge. In the bitter-cold rain, they struggle for their lives against unfeeling, masked opponents. Anton, Riku, and Tristran were meant to provide aid, but will they be mere burdens? How heavy will the guilty conscience weigh should one of these brave souls fall prey to the forest’s predators?

Reed endures, Isolde stomps, and Kaija conducts a strange interview.

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Iron Immortals Episode 013: Which of you is the least lucky?

 

Our heroes return to the Verdwood at the bidding of their now much-less-mysterious benefactor, Sir Dagmar Karppinen and the True Originalist “Truthseekers”. Though, our heroes do not embark on this journey alone. Alone or not, the woods are listening, and they will take their toll.

Kaija shoots. Isolde casts. Reed makes a peculiar decision.

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