Recently on Offworld: a double dose of Indie Spirit, glitched-out planetscapes, brave invaders

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Recently on Offworld we saw heartening tales of Indie Spirit leading to two cross-promotional cross-overs: Crackerblocks’ Enviro-bear — ursine motorist star of the indie PC favorite and recently-launched iPhone port of the same name — coming as an unlockable character to Mountain Sheep’s just-launched iPhone shooter Minigore (above), and bunny battleships coming to Positech’s Gratuitous Space Battles to help promote Wolfire’s leporine/lupine battler Overgrowth.

We also saw the first footage of an entirely new game from Knytt and Night Game creator Nifflas — the fantastically ambient and atmospheric platformer project title Q — and it’s every bit as gorgeous as his earlier games above.

Elsewhere, we got the latest update on homegrown voxel-deforming puzzler Flipper as it makes its way to DSiWare, purchased one ticket to mouth-foaming seizures and glitched-out landscapes in a video for chiptune artists Chromelodeon, saw papercraft artist Harlancore do an 8-bit console Speakerdog, and read an interview with the founder of abandonware repository Home of the Underdogs, who, as it turns out, is Harvard alum and investment bank exec Sarinee Achavanuntakul.

Finally, our one shot’s for the day: making love, not Wor, and the tale of the bravest invader.

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