Don't Expect
Anything Sensible

An independent games studio based in Bristol. Sign up for news and updates:

Hello! This is Don't Expect Anything Sensible, a games development company. It contains one person, James Baum, who has many other claims on his time; have a look at games we've made or other things we've done below.

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Runny Block

Avoid obstacles and collect game-changing powerups for as long as possible!


Match pairs of shapes in a relaxed memory game.

Shimi Paperfish (alpha)

An in-progress fishing game, inspired by Stardew Valley.


Move falling blocks to clear lines in our Tetris clone.

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