Los Padres are my new jam

When I was a teenager most of my friends were into rock. Well, we all were! Everyone had a band and I even ended up singing in several (terrible) cover bands. No, the Ramones one was not bad at all (it was actually super-cool), but I shouldn’t digress. Alessandro was one of my friends, he…

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In other worlds…

Alex Founder at Kalopsia Games Italian game designer and developer now living in Sweden. I make games, that’s what I do. My latest autobiographical game, Memoir En Code is available on the Humble Store and itch.io.

My gamejam history [Part 1: How it all started]

In 2011 I took part in my absolute first game jam. At that time the democratization of game development just started and my Twitter feed wasn’t remotely as busy as it is nowadays. My tiny gamedev focused feed included few developers, among whom there were Jason, Damian and Michael, all of them – if I’m not…

Making a screensaver

Few days ago I decided to take part in the ScreensaverJam organized by JW and Kitty. The 2-days event was basically meant to celebrate those (mostly) ugly animations that were supposed to keep our monitors healthy, back in the days. At the beginning I had the idea of making something procedural and particularly ugly, but after drawing…

Being human post-SOMA

Wow, I just finished SOMA and it’s difficult to put into words how great the game was. I am not a huge fan of horror games in general (unless I play them with friends),  but Frictional Games’ latest work really went far beyond my expectations. Why did I like it so much? Not necessarily because of its…