Click here to subscribe to Force Of Habit's newsletter and get the lowdown on latest games, special offers and other nice bits like that!

Join our Newsletter / Mailing List?

Join our Newsletter?

(Very sorry for the big pop-up!)

We really want to keep you updated on our new game releases.
We also sometimes send out cool things like free games, concept art, and soundtracks...

Would you maybe like some of that?

Oops! . Try again?

Yes please!

No, thank you!

Neon Caves & Toast Time out now on Nintendo Switch!



Play Online

Start with nothing… but a seed… of an invasive species!

Overcrowd the planet and take it over! Those native species won’t stand a chance!

Developed solo in < ~16 hours for Ludum Dare 45 compo (theme: "Start with nothing") and Fuse Jam 3 (theme: invasive species) in October 2019.


Force Of Habit is a tiny, experiment-driven, independent games studio based in Bristol, directed by Ashley Gwinnell.

Things we love:

  • Experiments with game mechanics
  • Super-slick tweens & game feel
  • All things unusual & interesting: demoscene / shaders / visual effects / art styles

We specialise in the things we love, but also rapid prototyping, native development and web game projects.

Interested in work for hire? Get in touch!

Ashley Gwinnell

Director. Art & Development

Ashley is an avid game jammer and tinkerer who co-founded Force Of Habit in 2012 after graduating Computer Science at Bournemouth University.

He is honest & forthright with game design feedback and has one of those thick / funny Bristol accents.


06 Dec

@Cat_Cornett Sounds good! Synthwavey-stuff not quite what I’m after though. Following anyways and will keep you boo…

05 Dec

@KommanderKlobb Saving to PDF means the gifs don’t play, saving html means no images at all, and if linking the sli…

05 Dec

@KommanderKlobb The rest isn’t about cameras! I’m out of web space, screenshot tools won’t grab the whole thing and…

05 Dec

@KommanderKlobb (Too scared to publish the (really long) blog post itself.)

Latest from the blog

All things Game Feel - Slides



Here are my slides for my talk "All things Game Feel" that I gave at Game Dev Days Graz 2019.


If you appreciate this talk, please follow on Twitter / Facebook, subscribe to the Mailing List and maybe check out my new Patreon!


View online (html)


- Ashley