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If you read our State of the Factory post, you’ll know that we’ve had a good year, and that we’ve decided to grow a little. As of this week, Weather Factory is officially no longer exactly just ‘Lottie and Alexis in a flat’: The brilliant, indefatigable and possibly notorious Claire Sharkey has already been handling […]

Enigma: what it is, what it isn’t

This is an unusually straightforward post on a subject I am usually very coy about. Please feel free to link to it if you ever think anyone will find it useful. There is a sort of nano-ARG – a very small-scale project – which begins with clues inside Cultist Simulator. It serves as a treasure […]

STATE OF THE FACTORY: YEAR 1

STATE OF THE FACTORY: YEAR 1

Here’s how Weather Factory is doing, here’s how we thought we’d be doing, and here’s what we’re doing next. I’d like to do one of these every January (this January, we had a major cat health emergency AND a major Cultist update, so it slipped). I know indie game studios can look very different from […]

SILENCE PLEASE

[UPDATE: more here – http://weatherfactory.biz/that-library-game/] The day before yesterday I was finishing the ultra-hardcore New Game Plus mode for Cultist Simulator, and I thought about how mean it was, and I idly tweeted this: idea: extremely relaxed Cultist Simulator expandalone you’re a librarian books arrive in your occult library and you just examine, catalogue and […]

The Long Midwinter

Earlier today I uploaded a patch – WHAT THE HELL KENNEDY YOU UPLOADED A PATCH ON FRIDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS WEEK no no don’t worry! this is beta content on the beta branch, and I wanted to bank some feedback over the Christmas break. Back up a bit. In January we’re releasing a major update to […]

Christopher’s Build: The Long March

In January, we’ll be releasing Christopher’s Build, the second major free update to Cultist Simulator. (Anyone following on the beta branch will see some of the updates well before January). Christopher’s Build – named for the urbane, devious, melancholy occultist Christopher Illopoly – is about two things: (i) Thing the First – making the game a bit shorter(ii) […]