Top 10 Indie Game Cliches We’re Sick Of

Top 10 Indie Game Cliches We’re Sick Of
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Tell me more about your pixel art retro throwback metroidania soulslike roguelite spiritual successor indie platformer with a synthpop soundtrack – it sounds like such a novel idea! Cliches are in right now so don’t worry, indie dev, you’ll definitely meet your crowdsourcing goal! Welcome to and today we’re counting down the Top 10 Indie Game Cliches.

#10. Synth Soundtrack
#9. Vague Plot
#8. Minimal Instructions
#7. Breaking the Fourth Wall
#6. Pastel Colors
#5. Highbrow Writing
#4. Spiritual Succession

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