Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.>

Sometimes there are games that I know for a fact people would absolutely adore, but I know for an equally certain fact most of them won’t ever give it a try. The absolutely stunning 1000 Amps is one such game.

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

Everyone's going to be Amp this Halloween.

1000 Amps is one of my favourite puzzle games in years. Brilliantly designed, and constantly interesting, I went so far as to do cosplay to convince you to play it. Hopefully you did. I am convinced lone developer behind The Odd Man Out, 22 year old college student Brandon Brizzi, is one to watch. Which is why I caught up with him to ask about the experience of releasing a successful game, the motivation behind his projects, and why he no longer has to make pizzas.>

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Feb 29, 2012
Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

You have to believe me that there's more to it than appears.

What can I do to convince you to play 1000 Amps? The unenigmatic screenshots of black and white levels made of dull tiles are not going to do it. That you’ve never heard of it, nor its developer, Brandon Brizzi’s The Odd Man Out, means you’ve no previous attachment or interest. And if I describe it to you, I still fear it won’t convince you. I’ll have to think of >something>.

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