Posted in Quiet Stories, Thoughts About Video Games

10 Games That Deserved Game of the Year… Over Breath of the Wild

Why the hell would anyone release a 2017 ‘Game of the Year’ list… in June 2018? Not only is everyone done with last year, but people are already discussing game of the year contenders for 2018. Well we here at Quiet Stories never got round to it, and we actually have a unique set of choices.

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Posted in Quiet Stories, Quiet Stories' Book Club

Quiet Stories’ Video Game Book Club: June 2018

This is the first official edition of the Quiet Stories’ Book Club, a monthly series where we challenge you to beat at least one of the games on our list. We’ll have expansive and time consuming games, for gamers on a limited budget. We’ll have smaller, more digestible titles, for gamers with little spare time. We’ll showcase a variety of genres and platforms. We’ll recommend the newest, most talked about games, and some older titles that you probably heard about but didn’t give the time of day to. The point is, we’ll have something to cater to everyone’s needs. Hopefully you’ll end up trying something new or discover a hidden gem.

For our first month, what’s old is new. Here are 8 older games we recommend you pick up from a bargain bin and try out.

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Posted in Comics/ Books, Communicating with the World (Academic), Graphic Design, My Quiet Story (Chris Bowring), Quiet Stories

Video Game Abominations… Isn’t Happening

Today I must announce the sad news that Video Game Abominations will not be releasing. Video Game Abominations was a satirical encyclopedia filled with all your favorite video game characters. Written and illustrated by myself (Chris Bowring), this was to be Quiet Stories first official book. We launched on Kickstarter in April, with a goal of $15,200 NZD, and as of today, funding ended with $1882 NZD raised (12% of our goal).

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Posted in Podcasts, Quiet Stories

A Way Out, Mulaka and Working Together To Grow the Industry: Fist Fight Finale

Episode 7 of Fist Fight will (for now) be the last. Now that Quiet Stories is transitioning into game development we just don’t have the time to continue this great series. For this final episode Nick stands in for Casey to discuss A Way Out and Chris interviews one of the developers behind Mulaka.

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