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

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.

Amarantus Review

Amarantus builds agency and replayability into the visual novel

Amarantus is a visual novel that respects your every decision, as you travel with friends on an important mission.

Planet of Lana review key art

Planet of Lana's ominous world is enhanced by an obedient companion

Your cute and obedient companion highlights Planet of Lana, a beautifully dark and charming cinematic platformer.

The Wandering Village City Builders on Creatures

Finding hope in city-building games set on giant creatures

How city building games set on large creatures explore ideas of interconnection and survival.

The Telwynium by Powerhoof

How to deliver a potent game narrative quickly, as demonstrated by 'The Telwynium'

The Telwynium Books 1 & 2, are short, story-heavy adventure games. Creator Dave Lloyd explains his approach to building a…

Global Game Jam Games 2023

Small and special: The best game jam games to play right now

Short, creative, and free to play, the things that come out of Game Jams can be superb. Here are some…

Mr. Saitou by Laura Shigihara

Mr. Saitou and exploring the meaning of life in video games

Mr Saitou is a bittersweet game about finding meaning in life. Creator Laura Shigihara discusses her approach to complex emotional…

How To Say Goodbye review

How to Say Goodbye review - A marvellous, puzzlesome journey

How to Say Goodbye is a gentle, artistic, and comforting interpretation of what happens after a loved one passes away:…

Amberial Dreams

Amberial Dreams is a clever musical physics platformer with no jump

Science and music harmonise together nicely in Amberial Dreams, a unique 2D pinball-like platformer where you can't jump.

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