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A look at 'World of One', the creepy world-travelling puzzle platformer now on Linux

By liamdawe, 27 June 2017 at 11:06 am UTC (3 Comments)
World of One is a cleverly designed and rather creepy puzzle platformer that you should consider taking a look at.

Paradigm, probably the strangest game I've ever played is now on Linux

By liamdawe, 23 June 2017 at 7:09 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Paradigm is, and I don't say this lightly, possibly the strangest adventure game I think I've ever played. It starts weird, then it gets weirder and it doesn't let up.

Some thoughts on AereA, the colourful & musical action RPG, a case of how not to make an RPG

By liamdawe, 22 June 2017 at 1:41 pm UTC (3 Comments)
AereA is a new musical action RPG that recently released for Linux, the developer kindly provided me with a key so here's what I think.

Serious Sam's Bogus Detour released with day-1 Linux support, some quick thoughts

By liamdawe, 20 June 2017 at 8:15 pm UTC (10 Comments)
Serious Sam's Bogus Detour is a new top-down action game from Hammerwatch developer Crackshell. The developer was kind enough to send me a key, so here's some quick notes on it.

Scrap Garden, a pretty simple and beautiful platformer about a lonely robot

By liamdawe, 20 June 2017 at 1:22 pm UTC (2 Comments)
Here's one from my inbox, Scrap Garden, a platformer about a lonely robot who appears to be the last remaining bot after some kind of event left the world in a post-apocalyptic state.

Gemstone Keeper, the very cool ASCII shooter is now on Linux, some thoughts

By liamdawe, 20 June 2017 at 11:19 am UTC (1 Comments)
Rarely do I like ASCII games, but Gemstone Keeper is one that stands tall as a game you need to check out.

Europa Universalis IV: Third Rome released, some thoughts

By BTRE, 14 June 2017 at 2:01 pm UTC (1 Comments)
The first of what Paradox is calling an “immersion pack” has been released for the sprawling grand strategy game. I gave it a go, exploring just what they changed for the Russian region and powers.

Riptale, an incredible satisfying & challenging 2D roguelike action game

By liamdawe, 13 June 2017 at 9:42 am UTC (3 Comments)
Riptale is a very satisfying and quite challenging 2D roguelike action game where you can pull off some sick combination moves with your trusty sword.

Another look at 'Fumiko!', the gravity-defying 3D platformer that has engrossed me

By liamdawe, 12 June 2017 at 1:46 pm UTC (2 Comments)
I was pretty harsh on Fumiko! previously, so with the latest patch I aimed to take another look at this gravity-defying 3D platformer.

A look at ‘Solaroids: Prologue’, an evolution of the classic Asteroids

By liamdawe, 12 June 2017 at 11:37 am UTC (5 Comments)
Solaroids: Prologue has the same basic gameplay as the classic Asteroids with a focus on surviving as long as you can, while you face new threats as the game gets longer.

Some thoughts on Renowned Explorers and the experience of discovering the mysteries of the world

By BTRE, 9 June 2017 at 12:57 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Solving mysteries, traveling to faraway lands and making a name for yourself is all in a good day’s work in this adventure game that combines strategy elements with plenty of charm. I gave the game and its expansion a look and have a few thoughts on it.

A look at Cublast HD, a simple but interesting platformer

By BTRE, 8 June 2017 at 8:21 am UTC (1 Comments)
A port of a formerly mobile-only game, the game combines basic puzzle solving with a minimalist style and precise gameplay. I played the new HD edition and have a few thoughts to share.

StarCrawlers, a gritty spacepunk dungeon crawler has released and it's looking good

By liamdawe, 6 June 2017 at 11:25 am UTC (6 Comments)
StarCrawlers is a game I covered quite some time ago back in March of 2015, years later it's now released in full. It's a fresh take on the 3D dungeon crawlers set in a spacepunk themed universe.

Some thoughts on 'Bionic Attack', a fast-paced real time strategy game developed on Linux

By liamdawe, 3 June 2017 at 6:13 pm UTC (0 Comments)
I briefly wrote about Bionic Attack back in 2014 as I was excited by the style and the fact that it's developed on Linux, now years later it's out and here's what I think.

Isometric destruction-heavy Brigador: Up-Armored Edition has launched on Linux, some thoughts

By liamdawe, 3 June 2017 at 6:09 pm UTC (7 Comments)
I was always a fan of Brigador due to the fantastic presentation and lovely destruction, but it did have issues. Brigador: Up-Armored Edition launched today and it's a massive improvement.
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