Ben Nizan | Mimicwing

Game Designer, Level 100 Warlock,
Navarri Vate and Festival Organiser.

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ben@mimicwing.com

Hexderity

Hexderity

My first commercial indie release. Like 'Pairs', but with a doom counter and Drum & Bass. One of The Observer & Guardian's "20 Apps and Games for July" 2015.
Visit Hexderity's page for more info, and to buy.

Bathysphere

Bathysphere

A collaboration with my friend Kayode, this short adventure to the bottom of the ocean was made with Unity and Inkle's narrative scripting language: Ink.
All aboard the Bathysphere!

Tip of the Tongue

Tip of the Tongue

A text-adventure / platformer hybrid that won second place for innovation in Ludum Dare 21. I polished and re-released the game on Kongregate.
Play Tip of the Tongue on Kongregate.

Deviance

Deviance

An old-school shoot-em-up, created by a team at UEL Games for the musician David Pear. Each level and chapter of the story is inspired by a song from his album.
Play & Listen to Deviance at David Pear's website.

Here Be Monsters

Here Be Monsters

I designed and implemented quests for this free-to-play social MMO set in a fantastical version of earth. Sadly the game is no longer running, but the wiki created by our fans remains.
Learn more about Here Be Monsters at the old player-run wiki.

Harlequin

Harlequin

My latest Ludum Dare entry. Like the others all code, art and music was made solo in 48 hours. The theme this time was "Two Button Controls".
Play Harlequin in your browser,
or download from Itch.io.

Absent Crown

Absent Crown

An old-style JRPG made for the 2015 Indie Game Making Contest with a focus on challenging, tactical combat.
Download Absent Crown from Dropbox.

LABYRINTH10

LABYRINTH10

An experiment into the balance of risk and reward. Collect bit- //error Unauthorised... person? Thing? What. Hello? // This research is sponsored by [ ] and created for Ludum Dare. thank you for your //error.!!..
Enter LABYRINTH10 here @t M1m1cw1ng. //Boop.

Riddlebob

Riddlebob

40 of the best riddles from my mate Harry - presented in a free, colourful app for iOS and Android - which I created for his birthday.
Learn more about Riddlebob here.

The Amulet

The Amulet

Based on a chapter from a children's book, this game demo about a toucan riding on the back of a dog was a student team project.
Play The Amulet at my teammate's site.