Friday, 22 May 2015

Coming May 30-31: The International Roguelike Developers Conference (US) 2015


Coming May 30 thru May 31, The International Roguelike Developers Conference (US) 2015 will be held in Atlanta, Georgia and will feature Approaching Infinity Designer and Developer Bob Saunders as a speaker at the conference. The conference will run from 10:00 am Saturday, May 30 thru 4:00 pm Sunday, May 31.

The conference will be held at Georgia Institute of Technology, The Scheller College of Business at 800 West Peachtree St NW in Atlanta, Georgia. A few tickets still remain and the conference is free. You can still get tickets here: 



Wherever possible, scheduled talks will be broadcast enough in advance so that people can potentially join in online via twitch or related streaming service. Among other rouguelike topics, procedural content generation, a topic that is near and dear to fans and developers of the roguelike genre, will be discussed. You can learn more about the conference at the official website page here: http://irdc2015usa.tumblr.com/


In celecbration of this event, Shrapnel Games is offering Approaching Infinity, Bob Saunders science fiction rogue-like game of infinite intergalactic exploration and adventure, at $10.00 off the regular price of $39.95. This sale will run through June 5, 2015. Just follow this link to order from our official online store, the Gamers Front: http://www.gamersfront.com/store/approaching-infinity.html

In Approaching Infinity, each game grants you an entirely new universe, allowing for unlimited replayability. Designed for both casual and experienced players of the rogue-like genre, tool tips, contextual commands, a tutorial, and a sensible UI all help to make this game highly accessible. Game Industry News rated Approaching Infinity 4 out of 5 diamonds. Doom of TeamPlayerGaming says, "But if you know what you're getting into with this type of game, Approaching Infinity is a landmark for the genre, and well worth the investment."

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