Lark #01: Kudos for Blowback

BlowbackBlowback, recipient of the first DivNull Lark, has been named runner-up in two categories of the 2010 Indie RPG Awards, including Indie Game of the Year, with judges saying:

A fantastic game that takes a very specific premise and gives you nothing but that experience.

Elegant game of needs in conflict, well tied to a superbly focused (and interesting) high concept.

The second category is Best Production:

The layout and use of photography do an excellent job of capturing then genre and tone of the game.

Gorgeous, lush book interleaves the production design with the game mechanics.

Elizabeth raised the bar for us all in this great game with an aesthetic mixing the best of hollywood spi-fi with GQ and Vogue.

Lark #01 awarded

BlowbackAfter some difficult consideration of the proposals in our first Lark, DivNull is pleased to award the $1,000 gift to Elizabeth Shoemaker for her interesting ideas for the development of her game Blowback. In addition to helping make a fun game, this gift will help the game offer a fresh depiction of women (with art by women), advance roleplaying’s use of technology and document the production elements for the edification of other designers.

Congratulations and best of luck to Ms. Shoemaker. We can’t wait to see the result.