Smith and Winston - Update #6 - New Levels, Shield is Live and a Rejig.

Story and Arcade Merged

If you’ve been following along you’ll know that originally there were two game modes: Story and Arcade. With the introduction of the shield (see below) and thus the removal of one shot death these two modes seems a waste of time. So they are …


Smith and Winston - Update #5 - Holodeck Lessons

Another quick update with some bug fixes and a new BETA area for your feedback.

Hollow Holo

We hear you and agree we’re really not happy with the way we use Shippy to teach the player how to play Smith and Winston. It’s boring and annoying. Training areas …


Smith and Winston - Update #4

We’ve released a new update to Smith and Wintston! This is mainly a metric ton of tweaks to the first half of the game to make it more balanced and more fun to play. Thanks to everyone that gave us feedback and helped make the game even better.

Features …


Smith and Winston - Update #3 Patch 2

More fixes to the update 3 release.


itch.io Desktop App on Fedora 29

I just tried to get the itch.io desktop app running on a fresh VM of Fedora 29. I used the Fedora-Workstation-x86-64-29-1.2.iso and then ran an update to get a few patches.

Unfortunately when I downloaded the excellent itch.io app from itch.io and installed it

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Smith and Winston - Update #3 Patch 1

Bunch of small fixes after feed back from players.


GameMite review Smith and Winston Early Access

The lovely people over at GameMite have reviewed Smith and Winston. I particlularly liked the ending where they say:

Anyone who loves a good, exciting twin stick shooter should find a lot to enjoy here.

Great to see people covering the game and getting it’s weird mix of metroidly …


Smith and Winston - Steam Early Access

We are really pleased to finally be able to say that Smith and Winston is on Steam. We really enjoyed releasing on itch.io first and we think that the smaller community helped us prepare for the much larger and faster moving Steam community.

As well as releasing on Early …


How I support Windows, Mac and Linux

10th Jan 2019 12:03 GMT - I just wanted to write a positive article that might help others. So please don’t use this post as a stick to beat others. It’s a complex issue of dev experience, team size and frankly money. We’re all just trying to …


Smith and Winston - Update #3

Today we released the third update to Smith and Winston (only two more to go before it’s finished!). I’ll cover the new levels, bugfixes, tweaks and the future development in this post.