Game Oven closed down April 2015.

After three-and-a-half years of making weirdly unique social games like Fingle and Bounden, Game Oven closed doors in April 2015. Adriaan, one of Game Oven's founders, wrote an article to look at Game Oven’s closure, studio costs, game sales and other incomes, and the role of community to their business. Read more about Game Oven's closure here.


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Articles on Friendstrap


Playing Friendstrap for 24 hours

written by Adriaan on November 22nd, 2013 - #Friendstrap #Game Oven

Finally, the clock indicates 5 PM. Bojan and I drop the phone under an applause from friends and colleagues, because we did it: we played Friendstrap for 24 hours straight.


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Friendstrap Livestream Announcement

written by Eline on November 11th, 2013 - #Friendstrap

What happens when two strangers play Friendstrap? Well, this:

Imagine playing Friendstrap for 24 hours straight: lots of talking, eating, going to the bathroom together… That’s exactly what we’re going to do when Friendstrap releases November 20th!

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Friendstrap at INDIGO 2013

written by Eline on October 11th, 2013 - #Friendstrap

Last month, we were at INDIGO 2013 with Friendstrap. Adriaan and Eline were walking around challenging people to hold the phone as long as possible. The daily record? 42 minutes. That must have been awkward.

Friendstrap poster

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Announcing Friendstrap

written by Eline on September 20th, 2013 - #Friendstrap

Ever want to sit close to someone and make the conversation super awkward? Neither do we, but we made a game out of it anyway: Friendstrap, a cooperative game of endurance.

Check out the Friendstrap website.


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A teaser of our next one-week game

written by Adriaan on June 20th, 2013 - #Development #Friendstrap

We released Bam fu on Android today, but we’re already working on a nice little side-project we agreed to spend only a week on. Which is absurd, but whatever. We don’t know how to name it yet, but its minimalistic, made for phones only and can only be played by two people.

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