When we last checked in with Gunpoint developer Tom Francis and his latest venture into the indie world, Heat Signature, the game was just concept in the works with simple placeholder graphics to get the mechanics working right. Now, Francis has revealed that he has found an artist to make his game look like an actual game!
In fact, he has turned to a familiar partner by hiring Gunpoint’s artist, John Roberts, to get the job done. I mean, why break up a winning formula? You’ll find no complaints here considering that Gunpoint was a great simplistic game with a really cool sense of style, and Roberts’ work with Heat Signature doesn’t stray too far from that train of thought. Nice, simplistic graphics for a nice, simplistic game. Cut and dry!
No new trailer yet, but Francis has provided a few screenshots with the hints of a new trailer next week. Be sure to check out the older trailers in our previous coverage to see what a slick little game he has on his hands here. For as fun as Gunpoint was, Heat Signature’s randomization and free-roaming gameplay is a bit more my style.
Tom Francis, best known as the developer of the indie hit Gunpoint, has taken his latest game Heat Signature far enough into development to start fleshing out the aesthetics. Simplistic placeholder graphics will only get him so far when trying to hype his game, so he is now on the hunt for an artist and […]
Last year, indie developer Tom Francis stole our hearts with his little hit Gunpoint, a game he made in his spare time and broke even with after it earned back its budget a minute into its release. Now he is out to do it again with his second game, Heat Signature. Sticking with this theme […]
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Hello again, friends. I’m here with another episode of “Let’s Play.” This time we’re focusing on the recently released Gunpoint. This is a PC title, though the developer has suggested that he might work on Mac and Linux versions down the line. This 2D stealth romp is an odd mash of espionage, puzzle solving and patience. […]
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