About the Author
Mass Effect
Final Fantasy X
Batman:Arkham City
Borderlands Series
Weekly Column
Champions Online
World of Warcraft
DM of the Rings
Good Robot
Project Frontier

Frayed Knights Wins

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 9, 2008
Filed under:


Congratulations to Jay Barnson, who won the Game-In-A-Year thing at Dream Games for his development of Frayed Knights. I’ve been following Frayed since it was announced and I’m glad to see the project has gone so well.

(I’m a victim of his ongoing development process, though. I keep meaning to check it out, but then he mentions some improvement or change he has in mind and I’ll decide to hold off until it’s in. Because really – you can only play it for the first time once.)

Congrats Jay.

Comments (5)

  1. Kevin says:

    That looks like big fun. I’m going to HAVE to give that a shot!

  2. Zaghadka says:

    Needs polish. Lots of polish. It was good clean fun, though, and nice to see it bust up some RPG tropes with a hammer.

    Thanks for the tip.

  3. Coyote says:

    Thanks, Shamus.

    Yeah, what’s currently available hasn’t been updated since April – it was what I completed within one year. My official submission for the indie game contest. It’s got plenty of problems, but I’m pretty proud of what I was able to accomplish within the deadline.

    The full version is going to be bigger & cooler… but it’ll be a while. I’ve been using the feedback from the game (over 700 feedback forms have been received so far, though about 1/10th of them were were “content free”) as a guide to prioritizing changes.

    But I’m back to the fun part of development right now – the more creative part, instead of the frantic bug-fixing part. It’s nice…

  4. Calli says:


    I was going to make the obvious joke, but Coyote made it months ago.

    Edit: Finally got the right blasted link. Serves me right for posting tired.

  5. Daemian Lucifer says:

    “Because really – you can only play it for the first time once”

    Unless you have…



Leave a Reply

Comments are moderated and may not be posted immediately. Required fields are marked *


Thanks for joining the discussion. Be nice, don't post angry, and enjoy yourself. This is supposed to be fun.

You can enclose spoilers in <strike> tags like so:
<strike>Darth Vader is Luke's father!</strike>

You can make things italics like this:
Can you imagine having Darth Vader as your <i>father</i>?

You can make things bold like this:
I'm <b>very</b> glad Darth Vader isn't my father.

You can make links like this:
I'm reading about <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darth_Vader">Darth Vader</a> on Wikipedia!

You can quote someone like this:
Darth Vader said <blockquote>Luke, I am your father.</blockquote>