Press round-up

As you know, since PAX Aus we’ve been busy developing the Forts, making great strides with the networking and the single player campaign. All the while, we’ve been getting a nice trickle of positve press, as the word gets out, through things such as Screenshot Saturday. Check out some recent mentions below.

Earlier this year, we submitted Forts to the 18th annual Independent Games Festival. Unfortunately, we didn’t win, but did receive a positive reception from who selected us as one of the 20 best games in contention. There were more than 700 entries.


Thumb Throne

This enthusiastic write-up from that really sells what the game is all about, and makes a positive comparison to the classic game Worms, which is a definite inspiration. It’s great seeing people really connect with the concept, like this.


Indie Game Enthusiast

As you might expect from their name, enthusiasm is again apparent in this article from It’s a well researched piece, which not only features the trailer, but also gifs and screenshots. Always welcome!


Game Watcher

Forts is often compared to World of Goo, and this comparison comes up again in this article, which is no bad thing. Less good is when the Forts is mistaken for a ‘tower defence’ game. Nevertheless, the author has listed a lot of the features that makes Forts so unique, which is always welcome.



Screenshot Saturday

Playing around in with chain reactions and Single Player map ideas.


Drill Instructor Demo

While digitally painting the Drill Instructor character, Nick recorded his art process, which you can watch below. Complete with commentary, Nick shows you the techniques he uses in creating the Forts art style.

Screenshot Saturday

Tim ‘Crackshot’ Auld has made some jammy shots in his time, but this one takes the biscuit! #241


Aussie Geek Article

As the dust settles after PAX Australia 2015, the first Forts write up has arrived from We’re so pleased to have Ben Pfarrer take the time to play the game over what, we’re sure, was as busy a weekend for him as it was for us.


Screenshot Saturday

1 of 3 new special PAX Australia Forts maps. Build up to Laser, down to missles! Have a go on Friday!


Screenshot Saturday

Attention, Forts Fans! New Drill Instructor art added. Heed her in-game tips to improve your combat effectiveness!