Getting Mixed Signals Here...
August 7th, 2023

...well what the hell are ya, then? Are you a website with an outdated form of written content or are you an aggregator for your dumb, bad podcasts?


And today, it's the former, because I recently played last year's indie survival horror game Signalis, and just like back in the day, for some reason I wrote some critical-type words about that, and you can read 'em too if you want!


July 24th, 2023

HOLY SMOKES, it just keeps happening! I have released another videogame just for you!

num_lock is a quick-fix score attack game where all you gotta do is press the right keys on your num pad to score as many points as you can before time runs out! Collect all the Smiley Boys™ you can, but avoid those dastardly stink-o-matic Angy Boys™ because they'll suck up your time and points!

A num pad is required to play this one, but I hope you try and enjoy! Send me your high scores on Twitter @PollyPlushie!


My New Game ASDF 2 Is OUT NOW!
June 12th, 2023

It's TIME FOR ANOTHER ONE! You can grab my brand-new game ASDF 2 from the link above RIGHT NOW for free!

ASDF 2 is the follow up to last year's ASDF (and also to a degree, this year's FARD). This time, in addition to the focus on lane-switching twitch-based gameplay, there are color-changing shmup mechanics to wrap your head around and achieve your highest scores! So hop on over to that link and give it a go! I hope you enjoy!

Goddamn, it's like all we do around here is release games these days!


A 17-Minute Sockscast Update
May 22nd, 2023

Sockscast Update
Run Time: 17:03 / File Size: 7.8MB
Opening Theme: "It's The Only Podcast" by Taylor

In light of it having been almost half a year since the Sockscast has been regularly active, I've decided to go ahead and do an audio version explaining the lack of shows this year. At 17 minutes, I guess it's a bit long-winded, but I really feel I needed that time to get everything across, so I hope that if you listen you understand my position.

I also hope that if you've only engaged with SMPS via the Sockscast that you join our Discord community. It's a welcoming and warm place where I know you'll find yourself a little place to fit in.

Thanks so much for the support over the last eight years of podcasting, and I hope we can re-convene in a similar fashion sometime in the future. Until then, let's all be cool to one another.

Lotsa love.


Check Out Bouncy by Broommoss!
May 18th, 2023

Long-standing community member and all-around super rad dude Broommoss has released his new game Bouncy and you can play it for free either via a small download or right in your browser!

It's a cute physics-based platform puzzler where you...well...have to bounce, and control the height and velocity of your bounciness to succeed! It's a little like Gimmick! but...bouncier!

I'll understand if you have to bounce on out of here and get to playing it!

You can also check out Broommoss on Twitch! Polly

SynchroniZ Version 2.0 Released!
May 12th, 2023

I just released a pretty substantial update to SynchroniZ, my mind-bendy arcade collect-a-thon! With this update, I feel the game is the absolute best version of the game it could be!

The new update features an entirely reworked difficulty curve, hitboxes that are much more generous, and some stages have been completely replaced with new ones or had their layouts changed to smooth the overall flow of things out a bit. Those are the key changes to the game that I believe make it a much more approachable experience.

So, if you gave the game a shot in its original form and didn't quite vibe with it, I hope you try the new version. It's tested pretty well with people who maybe weren't so high on the game the first time. And if you've never played it before and check it out, I hope you have a great time!


Hey Kid, Do You Wanna Fard™?
April 1st, 2023

Play my hot new COMPLETELY original and brand-new videogame that I have definitely never made before in any other form, FARD!

It is a fun game where you press the buttons!


Sockscast Episode 164
March 12th, 2023

Sockscast Episode 164
Run Time: 2:03:55 / File Size: 58MB
Opening Theme: "It's The Only Podcast" by Taylor

It has BEEN A WHILE, but your Sockscast pals are back and ready to talk shop! On this exciting episode, John continues to be tormented by witches, Polly's exploring the cycle of life and death, and Rhete's back on his Hunters business, but not in the way you'd think!


Jackin' On!
January 11th, 2023

Who the hell still does written reviews this day and age anyway? apparently...

And you can go check out my new review of indie RPG Jack Move right now!

I'm not sure why this happened or if it'll be a regularly occurring thing...but well...there it is! Enjoy!


Sockscast Hiatus, RSS, and SMPS Discord Stuff
January 9th, 2023

Hey, friendos! Hope the new year has treated you well. Just wanted to drop a quick message on the mainpage in case not everybody out there listened to the Game of the Year podcasts till the end.

As of the GotY recordings, we've put The Sockscast on hiatus for a bit. I don't really have a return date in mind yet. It's mostly that I'm just burnt out on podcasting right now and need some time away from it. It'll return, and I'll announce here when we're ready to, but for now, unless something special comes up, there won't be any new podcast releases for a while.

Also, over the holidays, our RSS feed for podcasts went down. We've gotten it back up and functional on everything, save for Spotify. You can access the feed directly from this link in the meantime and we'll have a new SMPS-based solution in the future. It's being worked on.

Finally, since we're gonna not be podcasting for a while, if you'd like to stay in touch with us, hop on over to the Socksmakepeoplesexy Discord if you haven't already, which has been a cozy and thriving community for a good number of years now.

With all that, thanks again for sticking with us!

Oh, and of course thanks so much for playing my new game, SynchroniZ!

Talk to you again soon!


Play My New Game SynchroniZ Now!
January 3rd, 2023

Get those fingers and brain meats ready, It's time to SYNCHRONIZ!

It's a mad dash against the clock and your own coordination to collect all the Smiley Boys™ before time runs out!

Over 20+ levels of intense Boy collecting action await you! Will your reflexes and brain give out, or will you be able to SYNCHRONIZ before that happens?

Control both players by yourself or team up with a friend to test your synchronization!

All Original Background Art by Sayara

Music by EliteFerrex

I'm really happy with how this one turned out and I hope you enjoy it too!


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