Vagabond Dog is a small independent game studio from Toronto.
We make games about life, inspired by our experiences.
19 More Tracks! - 6/2/2014
After the overwhelmingly positive response to Always Sometimes Monsters LP the generous chaps of Laser Destroyer Team have seen fit to release the all-new 19-track Always Sometimes Monsters XP for FREE! All the songs are ones that didn't appear on the original release, and before you ask that does include "Pet Rock Meets the Moon". Go show them some love by picking up the album at a pay-what-you-want price, or grab the LP soundtrack for a meager $5 on Steam.
Always Sometimes Monsters Has Been Released! - 5/21/2014
It was a long road to this moment, but we finally made it. Always Sometimes Monsters is officially released and available for your enjoyment. Please, feel free to check out our latest trailer below and pick up the game on Steam, Humble Store, or GoG.com!
The album comes with 15 remastered tracks from the game and comes in high-quality format of choice and is an absolute joy to listen to. Please, show the band your support and pick up the album if you like it. Without them, our our game wouldn't be the same!
An Open Letter to GLAAD - 5/9/2014
Recently the media monitoring organization, GLAAD made a statement regarding Nintendo's unfortunate inability to include same-sex couples in their upcoming game Tomodachi Life.
In response, we offer this open letter to GLAAD regarding the difficulties in creating games with inclusive features and offer a suggestion to how they may better the games industry and promote inclusive games through the influence of their annual GLAAD Media Awards.
Soundtrack EP on Bandcamp - 4/18/2014
The talented musicigicians (that's a portmanteau of musicians and magicians) of LASER DESTROYER TEAM have finally released the 5-track EP for the Always Sometimes Monsters soundtrack. You can listen to it right now for free on the Bandcamp page, or for a mere $3.00 you can get high-quality downloads and help support the band.
PAX East Wrap-Up - 4/16/2014
Over and done with another PAX, we'd like to take a moment to thank all the vagabonds who came out and tried our new demo and gave us such great feedback. We'd also like to thank all the other developers for their kind words and folks behind the Indie Megabooth for making it all possible. Lastly, but not leastly, our sugar daddies at Devolver Digital for making sure we were well taken care of in the after hours - you all rock hard!
Steam Pre-Orders Available - 4/4/2014
If you've been waiting for the day to add Always Sometimes Monsters to your Steam wishlist or pre-order a copy straight to your Steam library, today's the day you can! Right now we're running a 10% discount on all pre-orders through to our release on May 21 and we have a brand new trailer that showcases the game's themes and tone.
Foolhardy Announcement - 4/1/2014
The first of April is a fittingly unreal day for something as unbelievable as seeing the Steam page for Always Sometimes Monsters get revealed for the first time. There's some new screenshots and our teaser video on there for now, but come Friday we'll be pre-orders will be available as well as a brand new trailer for the game.
Always Sometimes Monsters at EGX Rezzed - 3/28/2014
For the loyal subjects of Her Majesty Big Ben that are attending EGX Rezzed in Birmingham this weekend, Devolver will be showing off a brand new demo for Always Sometimes Monsters. If you're interested in checking out, come by the booth and give it a spin!
Devolver Digital GDC Sale - 3/18/2014
GDC 2014 is running through this week and our sugar daddies over at Devolver Digital have seen fit to create a virtual monument to their gold-standard relationship with independent developers. As well as a bevy of glowing recommendations for the publisher, several games including Always Sometimes Monsters are being discounted on the shrine.
Prepare Your Earholes - 3/15/2014
In addition to a brand new demo debuting at PAX East, Laser Destroyer Team has been preparing a preview EP of the Always Sometimes Monsters soundtrack. If you're interested in picking up a copy along with a set of posters from the band, be sure to stop by the booth.
Shipping Up To Boston - 2/20/2014
PAX East is happening this April 11-13 in Boston, Massachusetts and Vagabond Dog will be attending. We will be featuring a brand new demo of Always Sometimes Monsters, so if you're going to the show be sure to stop by and give it a try. More details to follow.
Justin Amirkhani - Creative Director
Jake Reardon - Chief Logic Officer
Emilio Aceves-Amaya - Environment Artist
Donovan Liu - Character Artist
Victor Cueva Rodriguez - Sprite Animator
Jessica Alves - Pixel Artist
Shaun Hatton - Music Lead
Troy Morrissey - Sound Lead
Janine Smith - Production Assistant
Fork Parker - Wallet