Meghann O'Neill

Meghann O’Neill is a videogame roustabout, with a patchwork career spanning reviews, composition and education, often all three at the same time. She loves the creativity and cleverness that independent developers bring to the medium, especially in Australia. She’d love you to tell her about your game at @indiegames_muso on Twitter.

Meghann's Latest Articles


In Clanfolk, the old and the new grow wild together 

Clanfolk developer Andrew Hume discusses how to make beautiful, boundless grass.


SUMMERHOUSE Review – Less is more in this wistful, holiday destination building toy  

SUMMERHOUSE is a thoughtful experience that raises questions about beauty, limitations and a yearning for novelty.

Sons of Valhalla

Sons of Valhalla review - Management and melee, a compelling combination

Sons of Valhalla requires you to excel in action combat and command a great army.

Planet of Lana screenshot

The secret story behind Planet of Lana’s robots is told through music

Composer Takeshi Furukawa explains how to make the most of a tiny musical theme.

Against the Storm

Against the Storm and its compelling, continuous rain

Mikołaj Kurpios explains how he created the immersive music and sound for Against the Storm. 

Toot Games, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Sure

Freeplay’s Micro-Games prove bigger is not always better

Read micro-reviews of all six of Freeplay’s Micro-Game award nominees here. 

Point Click Killer

On Point Click Killer, and Game Making as Cultural Connection

Why do some developers spend so much energy making free jam games? We ask Point Click Killer developer Dace Kelly.

Crash Course Builder @ PAX Aus 2023
Opinions & Analysis

Great games from PAX Aus 2023 that you can play free, right now

PAX Aus 2023 was home to more independent games than ever before. Here are some you can experience in the…

The Master's Pupil Claude Monet game

Puzzling and exploring inside the hand-painted eyeball of Claude Monet

The Master’s Pupil is a work that's entirely hand-painted – half by Claude Monet himself. It’s also a very good…

Adventure Game Jam 2023

Adventure games are alive and well at Adventure Jam 2023

Unwrap this evocative gift of five free beautiful games from Adventure Jam 2023.

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