Hilarious: http://waxy.org/2011/02/metagames_games_about_games/ Am I alone in this being the first time I’ve heard about these games? That Penn & Teller “Desert Bus” sounds excellent.
Not something you see every day: http://jordanmechner.com/blog/2011/01/pop-original-game-screenplay/ How to compose a story for a videogame.
Just for S&Gs: http://www.phoboslab.org/ztype/
http://www.humblebundle.com/ The Humble Indie Bundle #2 features five independent studio games for Mac/Windows/Linux. From personal experience Osmos and Braid are excellent. Set your own price, give a portion to charity.