Bundle Scratching


Playing the Entire Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality

From early to mid-June 2020, itch.io offered the Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality. 1,391 creators offered 1,741 items, for a $5 minimum. Upon its completion on June 16, 2020, the bundle raised over $8,165,481.58 for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Community Bail fund. You can see more information about the bundle here: https://itch.io/b/520/bundle-f...

I am going to make an earnest attempt to play every game (within limits and ability) in the bundle and document the experience. My first impression of the bundle is that a quite a few of these games show deeply personal experiences. I am mildly worried some important messages are going to woosh right over my head. I can only hope I'm not judged too harshly for the points I miss.

Expect updates to get a bit irregular, as I have to, you know, play through the game and write about them. If there are posts are in the queue, one will go up at midnight, so just check daily and you'll catch everything I guess.

Also, this is going to take actual years. Seriously, 1000+ games is a LOT of games. So strap in for the long haul.


Roguescape

Roguescape

Oct 18, 2020

A promising start, but unfortunately not continued.

Cats Are Liquid - A Better Place

Cats Are Liquid - A Better Place

Oct 16, 2020

A bit unsettling, a bit confusing, and rings a little close to home.

Heavy Bullets

Heavy Bullets

Oct 08, 2020

FPS and Roguelites, together at last.

Silicon Zeroes

Silicon Zeroes

Sep 30, 2020

To Be a HerpWitch

To Be a HerpWitch

Sep 24, 2020

A teeny-tiny story of being nonbinary

Atomic Reconstruction

Atomic Reconstruction

Sep 16, 2020

An atom splitting-and-fusing puzzler that I had a rough time with.

A Kishoutenketsu in the countryside

A Kishoutenketsu in the countryside

Sep 05, 2020

A short, minimal game of four mazes

Kintsugi

Kintsugi

Aug 30, 2020

A brief refreshment of reassembly.

FORGET THE BREAKS!

FORGET THE BREAKS!

Aug 27, 2020

Controlling two carts at once. Also, caps lock.

Super Sellout

Super Sellout

Aug 22, 2020

A Ludum Dare-sized game with an amusing, but short-lived gimmick.

#hasicontent

#hasicontent

Aug 16, 2020

A few minutes diversion, starring bunnies and Instagram.

Spring Falls

Spring Falls

Aug 10, 2020

A puzzler with a fun premise, excellent atmosphere, and sensible difficulty. What's not to like?

From Orbit

From Orbit

Aug 06, 2020

Rather rough, but a fun little RTS.

Tallowmere

Tallowmere

Aug 03, 2020

I just didn't want to keep going. Genuine problems, or bad first impression?

Adjacency

Adjacency

Jul 30, 2020

A puzzle game of shapes, colors, and the careful spreading of.

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