Electron Dance

Electron Dance Highlights

22Mar/12Off

Last of the Darwinians

In 2010, indie studio Introversion parted ways with a property they’d become synonymous with: Darwinia. It had brought them much success yet also nearly destroyed them.

After almost a decade of living, breathing and sleeping Darwinia, they gave it a send-off in style. They did what you would expect any normal game developer to do: they created Darwinian torture porn.

It’s a funny little thing that reveals how Introversion felt about their tired relationship with Darwinia. But I couldn’t help feeling sad at the loss of these little green flatland men. I don’t think any of us were invited to speak at the Darwinians’ eulogy, so I’m going to speak my mind here.

Someone needs to say something, for God's sakes. Darwinia was important.

Read More »

Filed under: Longform 10 Comments