Today's collection of independent game links includes more indie game previews, a couple of development updates, and interviews with developers from around the 'net. (image source)

Gamasutra: Klei's Cheng Talks Life After Shank
"We decided to catch up with Klei's Jamie Cheng to ask him some questions, now that Shank is well past its late summer launch and received a gamut of critical reception."

Big Bucket: The Incident On Sale
"The Incident 1.3 isn’t too far away from release, so we thought we’d pass the time by putting The Incident on sale. Go snap it up now for only 99c."

Gamasutra: Narrative Exoskeletons & Game Dev Story
"In this analysis, Tom Armitage looks at Kairosoft's iPhone cult hit Game Dev Story, examining the narrative reasons why game creators and players alike are transfixed by the Japanese-created 'build your own game studio' title."

GameSetWatch: European Indies Creating WarioWare D.I.Y. Minigames For Christmas
"Leading up to Christmas, Nintendo plans to release one WarioWare D.I.Y. microgame each week from a different European indie developer, allowing owners of the title to download and play the bite-size game for free."

Wolfire Games: R.I.P. Beard 2008-2010
"Today at roughly 4pm PST, the mighty beard hath been slain. It was a decent beard, long, braidable and true, and I think most agreed that it was a meaningful albeit eccentric way of measuring the time and effort we've been putting into Overgrowth."

DIYgamer: Top 10 Break Out Indie Games of 2011
"While you may be pondering what indie games are even being released next year, allow me to thrill you with my predictions for 2011’s break out indie games."

Experimental Game Dev Podcast Show: Get Interviewed on the Show
"We’re looking to do more interviews with smaller game developers and teams. If you’re interested in talking about a game that you or your team has released, just send us an e-mail."

Bitmob: An Interview with James Swirksy of Indie Game: The Movie
"With the upcoming documentary Indie Game: The Movie, filmmakers James Swirksy and Lisanne Pajot of Blinkworks Media plan to shed new light on independent games and the people who bring them to life."

Indie Games Searchlight: Trippy Games (video)
"It's Mark Carr with another link to one of his videos - this time on trippy games, or games from indie game developers that look like they took acid."