Digital Eel

Rich Carlson
Digital Eel is a self-funded independent video game development team located in the Seattle, Washington area.wikipedia
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Digital Eel is a self-funded independent video game development team located in the Seattle, Washington area.

Iikka Keränen

The group was formed in 2001 by Rich Carlson (Ion Storm, Looking Glass Studios), Iikka Keränen (Looking Glass Studios, Valve Corporation) and Bill "Phosphorus" Sears (KnowWonder, GameHouse).
He also co-founded Digital Eel, an independent video game development group, in 2001.

Roguelike

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Digital Eel is best known for its Infinite Space series of space roguelikes.
Two of the earliest cited examples of roguelike-likes are Strange Adventures in Infinite Space (2002) and its sequel Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space (2005) by Digital Eel, both space exploration games that included randomly generated planets and encounters, and permadeath.

BrainPipe

BrainPipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity (Windows, Mac & iPhone, 2008 & 2009)
Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity is an action video game developed by Digital Eel for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and handhelds and was released on December 24, 2008.

Strange Adventures in Infinite Space

Strange Adventures in Infinite Space (Windows, Mac & handhelds, 2002)
Strange Adventures In Infinite Space was created by the independent game development group Digital Eel and released for Windows and Mac on March 15, 2002 by boardgame developer-publisher, Cheapass Games.

Seumas McNally Grand Prize

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Seumas McNally Grand Prize finalist: Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space (IGF, 2006 )

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Digital Eel is a self-funded independent video game development team located in the Seattle, Washington area.

Ion Storm

The group was formed in 2001 by Rich Carlson (Ion Storm, Looking Glass Studios), Iikka Keränen (Looking Glass Studios, Valve Corporation) and Bill "Phosphorus" Sears (KnowWonder, GameHouse).

Looking Glass Studios

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The group was formed in 2001 by Rich Carlson (Ion Storm, Looking Glass Studios), Iikka Keränen (Looking Glass Studios, Valve Corporation) and Bill "Phosphorus" Sears (KnowWonder, GameHouse).

Valve Corporation

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The group was formed in 2001 by Rich Carlson (Ion Storm, Looking Glass Studios), Iikka Keränen (Looking Glass Studios, Valve Corporation) and Bill "Phosphorus" Sears (KnowWonder, GameHouse).

Amaze Entertainment

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The group was formed in 2001 by Rich Carlson (Ion Storm, Looking Glass Studios), Iikka Keränen (Looking Glass Studios, Valve Corporation) and Bill "Phosphorus" Sears (KnowWonder, GameHouse).

GameHouse

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The group was formed in 2001 by Rich Carlson (Ion Storm, Looking Glass Studios), Iikka Keränen (Looking Glass Studios, Valve Corporation) and Bill "Phosphorus" Sears (KnowWonder, GameHouse).

Kickstarter

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In April 2013, Digital Eel announced plans for the third installment of the Infinite Space series, Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars, and turned to Kickstarter.com to crowdfund the project.

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In April 2013, Digital Eel announced plans for the third installment of the Infinite Space series, Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars, and turned to Kickstarter.com to crowdfund the project.

HTC Vive

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Protagon (VR game, HTC Vive/Windows, 2017)

Microsoft Windows

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Protagon (VR game, HTC Vive/Windows, 2017) Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars (Windows, Mac, 2015)

Macintosh

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Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars (Windows, Mac, 2015)

IPhone

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BrainPipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity (Windows, Mac & iPhone, 2008 & 2009)

IPad

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Soup du Jour (Windows & iPad, 2007 & 2011)

Diceland

Diceland Space: Terrans vs. Urluquai (setting, ship types & art, tabletop game, 2005)

FTL: Faster Than Light

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Strange Adventures and Weird Worlds pioneered the space roguelike subgenre, inspiring later efforts like FTL: Faster Than Light.

Independent Games Festival

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Seumas McNally Grand Prize finalist: Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space (IGF, 2006 ) Excellence in Audio: Brainpipe (IGF, 2009 )

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Digital Eel is a self-funded independent video game development team located in the Seattle, Washington area.

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Rich Carlson: Strange Adventures in Infinite Space, Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space