Reviews

Generation P – Wasteland Kings

Procedural Generation is king in indie games at the moment. Dungeons of Dredmor, FTL and Binding of Isaac have combined to destroy the free time of gamers the world over… And that’s just the big three. There is so much else out there – countless games generating infinite worlds for us to explore, kill in and inevitably die in.

Now I just need to develop a program that will generate these articles for me…

Wasteland Kings comes to us thanks to Vlambeer and the second Mojang-run, charity-funding game jam, and it is surprisingly good.

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Diary

Fridiary – FTL – The Frigate That Exploded – Part III

We have made it through the Engi Homeworlds and find ourselves in Slug space. We have come a long way, but are still far from sanctuary. We shall get this data to the Federation Fleet, or my men will die trying.

Sector 4

The nebula-heavy Slug Homeworlds… Treacherous space at the best of times.

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New Growth – Serious Sam Double D XXL

My secret shame is that I have never played a Serious Sam game. I have nothing against the idea of a fast-paced, deliberately-ridiculous, arcade FPS – in fact I’d prefer that to the overly-serious military shooters of late – I’ve just never gotten around to playing one. But now Sam is here in glorious 2D, and it’s as good a place to start as any.

[Disclaimer: Mommy’s Best Games provided us with an XBL key for Serious Sam Double D XXL.]

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Lumbarjack – Zed’s Deadlight, baby, Zed’s Deadlight

Another month has passed and another games bundle has managed to win a place in this ever-growing list of games called my Steam Library. Fucking Amazon is getting in on the action as well now, and this particular bundle was too cheap to pass up.

Deadlight is yet another fucking zombie game – in an industry completely saturated with zombie games, is it worth the time?

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Diary

Fridiary – FTL – The Frigate That Exploded – Part II

The Burroughs is a Zoltan vessel, equipped with the latest in Zoltan Shield (ZS) technology. She is manned by a peculiar collection of aliens who wouldn’t be out of place in the backalleys of Interzone. This is her story.

Sector 2

Our hyperspace exit point leaves us floating within a nebula. I check the charts for the best route to complete our new side-mission and get to the exit before the Rebels arrive…
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General

Dota 2 Key Giveaway

UPDATE: DOTA 2 is now freely available to all, so this giveaway is over.

We have 15, count them 15, Dota 2 keys to giveaway, thanks to Valve… by which I mean they just dropped a whole bunch into my Gift Inventory for no particular reason.

Just post a comment somewhere on this site, using a valid Steam-connected email address, and we’ll get a key to you shortly. Bonus points for people who leave real comments, and for people who are actual people and not key-scraping bots.

Yes, this truly is the most exciting giveaway of all time.

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