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20210629 Rail Route Dispatcher
20210625 Sun Haven EA
20210625 Loop Index
20210625 Kingdom Workshop
20210625 Upaon - A snake's journey
20210624 Kingdom Builders
20210624 Legend of Mana

Battle enemy bots, plan your strategy to complete missions, collect, upgrade and merge powerful cards to save humanity in this tactical turn-based game!
20210624 Rise of Humanity: Demo (Early Access, Card Battler, Turn-Based Tactics)

Live by the Sword: Tactics is a Tactical-RPG that puts you in charge of a group of adventurers. You will decide what classes to take and what abilities they bring into each battle. Featuring a story mode, a roguelite adventure mode and online and local battles between two players.
20210623 Live By the Sword - Tactics EA (Early Access, Rpg, Strategy, Turn-Based Tactics)

A unique adventure game filled with beautiful puzzles all hand-drawn in an original 2D style . Out of Line follows the adventures of San in a quest to escape the Factory that was once home. Dive into a story set in a mysterious world that is revealed through multiple chapters.
20210623 Out Of Line (Puzzle Platformer, Hand-drawn 2d Platformer)

ENDER LILIES is a dark fantasy 2D action RPG about unraveling the mysteries of a destroyed kingdom. On this sorrowful journey, encounter horrific enemies against whom a moment of inattention could be fatal. Overcome these hardships and seek the truth with the help of fallen knights.
20210622 Ender Lillies (Metroidvania, Female Protagonist, Souls-like 2d)

A precise 2D platformer with a twist. NO JUMPING. Master your magnetic powers to beat each level with speed and skill. Enjoy classic 16-bit gaming vibes, tackle challenging achievements and compete for global leaderboard supremacy along the way.
20210622 Super Magbot (Action, Pixel Graphics, Adventure, Retro)

LEGO Builder’s Journey is an atmospheric, geometric puzzle game that asks us to sometimes follow the instructions… and sometimes to break the rules.
20210622 Lego Builders Journey (Puzzle, Adventure, Isometric, L, E, G, O, Building)
A legend returns in stunning new detail with Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX! Fire up your power bracelet and relive a platforming classic alongside new modes, levels and features!

20210622 Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX (2d Platformer, Action, Retro, Platformer)

Phantom Abyss is a massive asynchronous multiplayer game that casts players into procedurally-generated temples and tasks them with retrieving the sacred relics hidden within deadly chambers.
20210622 Phantom Abyss EA (Early Access, Action, Adventure 3d Platformer)

Adapted from the bestselling children’s book series Pierre The Maze Detective, play as Pierre in this adventure/puzzle game and recover the stolen Maze Stone. Journey through breathtakingly hand-drawn illustrations, meet eccentric characters, and solve puzzles to save Opera City!
20210622 Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective (Adventure, Hidden Object, Casual, Colorful)

Create a sprawling industrial city. Compete with the other rival corporations of Titan for resources, territory, and power. Do battle with ships, technology, influence, or the sheer productive power of your factories. Stake your claim to the Industries of Titan in this innovative sim/strategy game!
20210621 Industries of Titan EA (Early Access, City Builder, Simulation)

Run a diner on the last island in the world after the destruction of humankind! For the cute animals and robots that survived, cook delicious food, run a farm, explore the forest, and create the best diner!
20210619 World End Diner EA (Early Access, Simulation, Sandbox, Cooking)

Coming online, Mono finds himself alone in a dark, dystopian world overrun with other hostile robots. Guide Mono through his solo journey, unravelling puzzles to uncover the buried secrets of this desolate world. Can you break the infinite cycle and find your true self?
20210618 Monobot (Puzzle Platformer, Robots 2d Platformer, Indie)

Choose from 8 different Specialists each with unique weapons and skills to compete in thrilling 6v6 matches. Game modes include Refuel, Uplink and classic team Deathmatch across 4 different maps. Advance your characters through a deep progression system and cosmetic upgrades.
20210617 Larcenauts (Vr Action, Fps, Pvp, Shooter, Multiplayer)

The critically acclaimed roll and write game that is all about connections. Plan your routes, connect the exits around your board, expand your transportation system, and reach networking nirvana! Play solo to beat your own best scores, or challenge players from all over the world!
20210617 Railroad Ink Challenge (Solitaire, City Builder, Puzzle, Pvp, Tabletop)

A summer themed retro style 2D platformer, where you fight some robots and evil pirates playing as "Sunny", an adorable and adventurous penguin with a watergun!
20210617 Super Sunny Island (2d Platformer, Platformer, Shooter 2d, Cute)

Valor & Victory is a fast-playing, easy to learn World War II squad-level game system. Based on the original Valor & Victory board game, the digital edition provides you with an accessible and deep challenge, developed for classic tabletop game lovers.
20210617 Valor and Victory (Strategy, World War I, I, Tabletop, Board Game)

Prague, July 1945. An artist has made a deal with the devil and he is now trapped inside one of his canvases. He has to find the way back to the real world or his soul will be stuck forever in the painting.
20210617 Summertime Madness (Surreal, Puzzle, Exploration, Puzzle Platformer)

Welcome to Brighton! Join the police force of this ficticious American city and experience the day to day life of a police officer.
20210617 Police Simulator: Patrol Officers EA (Simulation, Immersive Sim, Automobile Sim 3d)

Embrace the challenge of a roguelike deckbuilder with unique mechanics from the developers of Faeria and Richard Garfield, creator of Magic: The Gathering™. Build a team of two heroes, unleash powerful combos and defeat the legends of the Roguebook!
20210617 Roguebook (Roguelike Deckbuilder, Adventure, Card Game)

Sequel to the best-seller ​The Red Solstice​. Plan your strategy and infiltrate a real-time tactical battlefield - alone or with up to 7 squad members. Can you demonstrate the combat prowess to survive and secure a future for humanity?
20210617 Red Solstice 2: Survivors (Strategy Rpg, Real Time Tactics, Rpg, Strategy+)

Leap into the driver's seat of an epic narrative of intrigue, betrayal, and unbelievable set-pieces. Stop the nefarious criminal organization CLAW and save the world from total destruction in your slick, souped-up, transforming vehicle.
20210616 Agent Intercept (Action-Adventure, Arcade, Driving, Combat3d)

Luna's Fishing Garden is a cozy fishing and building game. Catch fish, trade it in and create the garden of your dreams by planting new trees, placing water objects and bringing animals to the archipelago.
20210616 Luna's Fishing Garden (2d Platformer, Collectathon, Idler, Sailing2d)
Develop a prestigious university of mages. Build rooms, train your students, fight orcs, slay the bureaucrats, manage your budget... a director's life is not a quiet one.
20210615 Spellcaster University (Strategy, Simulation, Magic, Management 3d)

Are strategy games with strong RPG elements your cup of tea? Did you enjoy games like Xcom: UFO Defence, the Fallout series, the Civilization series, the Heroes of Might and magic? And now you are looking for something new to satisfy your craving for turn-based fun?
20210615 UFO2 (Rpg, Strategy, Tactical Rpg, Turn-Based Tactics)

Wildermyth follows heroes over their whole careers, from their pitchfork days to their powerful primes, and on into old age and memory. It’s a party-based procedural storytelling RPG where tactical combat and story decisions will alter your world and reshape your cast of characters.
20210615 Wildermyth (Story Rich, Party-Based Rpg, Choices Matter)

This software is not a game. A cross between a walking sim and a tarot card reading, TSOTG asks you to find 12 evocative dioramas and answer a single question : What do you see? Answer instinctively and receive one of five different endings and a final reading meant to stimulate self-reflection.
20210615 The Shape On The Ground (Adventure, Exploration3d, First-Person, Dark)

"xplore strange and wonderful islands and dark labyrinths below in this narrative puzzle platformer. Guide young mechanic Mo on her quest to repair a world on the brink of collapse. The powerful Omni Switch at your disposal may not be enough to fix the damage that hides beneath the surface...
20210613 Minute of Islands (Indie, Adventure, Hand-drawn, Puzzle Platformer)

A crazy multiplayer party game in which lumberjacks try to complete tasks with nature fighting them every step of the way. Race against the clock, fight wildfires, pirates, and extremely annoying monkeys as you travel around the world and through time. Play online/local co-op and pvp or play solo.
20210613 Lumberrhill (Multiplayer, Pvp, Co-op Campaign, Controller)

Beasts of Maravilla Island is a 3D adventure game where you take on the role of a young wildlife photographer who traverses Maravilla Island's magical ecosystems to discover extraordinary creatures, learn their behaviors, and, most importantly, photograph their majesty.
20210612 Beasts of Maravilla Island (Exploration, Collectathon, Puzzle3d, Cute)

Photograph dozens of whimsical creatures, solving puzzles to get them to strike collectable poses! Then befriend them through unique quests and minigames, from snowflake design, to tuning and playing crystal harps, to organizing parties!
20210612 Alekon (Creature Collector, Photo Editing, Relaxing, Music)

The cutting-edge 2D/3D hybrid graphics pioneered in the Guilty Gear series have been raised to the next level in “GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE-“. The new artistic direction and improved character animations will go beyond anything you’ve seen before in a fighting game!
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Wave Break is the world's first skateBOATING game, inspired by arcade skateboarding classics. Grind, grab, kickflip and shoot your way through an explosive 80s crime-filled Miami Vice themed world.
20210611 Wave Break (Difficult, Skateboarding, Skating, Arcade, Crime)

Valley of No Roads is a city building puzzle, where you create beautiful cityscapes and explore the procedurally generated maps. Build the relaxed city, that needs no roads.
20210611 valley of no roads (Casual, Indie, City Builder, Puzzle, Relaxing)

Explore a world full of adventure in this action RPG that tells the story of Mya, a powerful alchemist who travels across the dangerous lands of mythical Isur trying to recall the lost memories of her past.
20210610 "Alchemist Adventure (Atmospheric, Fighting, Combat, Gore, Co-o)

Lead your football club through national championships and to international stardom. Take over an established men’s or women’s team of your choice as its manager or bring a small team into the big league
20210610 WE ARE FOOTBALL (Sports, Time Management, Strategy, Footb)

A top-down adventure game in a coloring book world full of vibrant characters. Use painting powers to explore, solve puzzles, make friends, and draw on anything! From creators on Wandersong + Celeste
20210610 Chicory: A Colorful Tale (Indie, Adventure, Rpg, Great Soundtrack, Cute)

“Mercenaries Blaze”is the 5th fantasy tactical simulation RPG. Turn-based battles are carried out on an isometric map. Attack and defense results vary depending on the direction you face, distance and elevation, making gameplay challenging enough to satisfy the even pickiest strategy lovers.
20210610 mercenaries blaze (Rpg, Strategy, Turn-Based Tactics, Strategy)

One Hand Clapping is a 2D platformer that invites you to sing into your microphone to solve musical puzzles and discover the power of your voice as it changes the world.
20210610 One Hand Clapping EA (Indie, Adventure, Early Access, Music, Rhyth)

Follow the story of Lua and unveil the mysteries surrounding her origins in the tactical RPG, reminiscence of the 16-bit era Japanese strategy games. Recruit up to 14 characters with unique abilities and defeat your worst nightmare in epic fights.
20210610 Rise Eterna (Tactical Rpg, Jrpg, Strategy, Indie, Casual)

Fight your way to the top in this HD remaster of everyone's favorite assassin action game! As all-American otaku Travis Touchdown, use your trusty beam katana to hack-and-slash though the competition and claim the title of world's #1 assassin!
20210609 No More Heroes 1 & 2 (Action, Assassin, Comedy, Beat 'em up, Bloo)

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20210609 NINJA GAIDEN: Master Collection (Action, Adventure, Violent, Gore, Ninja)

Hell Architect is a hell colony sim. Build and manage your hell. Take care of the sinners with funny cartoon-style tortures, fill their needs, develop buildings, gather resources, grow your population. Prologue is a free standalone version of the game 'Hell Architect'.
20210609 Hell Architect: Prologue (City Builder, Colony Sim, Dungeon Crawler, 2d)

Wage epic turn-based battles as you follow Daryon and Selene on their quest to find a cure to the all-consuming Corrosion in this grand tale of hope and sacrifice.
20210608 Edge of Eternity (Jrpg, Exploration, Turn-Based, Rpg, Anime)

Become a real car mechanic in VR. Build, repair, paint, tune, and drive cars in the fully 3D world. Realistic work with tools and car parts. Growth and expand your repair service empire. The most detailed automobile simulation game on VR. Buy old vehicles, renovate them, and sell with profit!
20210608 Car Mechanic Simulator VR (Automobile Sim, Simulation, Racing, Vr)

Chivalry 2 is a multiplayer first person slasher inspired by epic medieval movie battles. Players are thrust into the action of every iconic moment of the era - from clashing swords, to storms of flaming arrows, to sprawling castle sieges and more.
20210608 Chivalry 2 (Action, Fighting, First Person)

Backbone is a post-noir roleplaying detective adventure. Become raccoon private eye Howard Lotor as you interrogate a diverse cast of characters, collect evidence, and explore dystopian Vancouver, BC inhabited by animals.
20210608 Backbone (Rpg, 2.5d, Detective, Story Rich, Mystery)


20210608 BoneTown: The Second Coming Edition ()

Blade Assault is a 2D action rogue-lite platformer with beautiful pixel art set in a desolate sci-fi world. Fight against the corrupt military of Esperanza as part of the resistance force of the Undercity. Bring the corrupt to justice by becoming stronger and fighting alongside your trusty comrades.
20210607 Blade Assault EA (Action, Roguelike, Action-Adventure, Platformer)


20210604 Universe for sale - demo ()

Uphold your pact with the Titan of Death, Epimetheus! Fight, climb and solve your way through a twisted tower as three unique adventurers, on a mission to save their village from impending doom!
20210603 Astalon: Tears of the Earth (Action, Adventure, Pixel Graphics, Platforme)

Mighty Goose is a fast paced run & gun shooter starring a bounty hunter Goose. Use epic weapons and devastating war machines to battle against screen filling bosses and hordes of enemies!
20210603 Mighty Goose (Singleplayer, Local Co-Op, Multiplayer, Co-op)

The Magnificent Trufflepigs is a first-person, romantic, metal-detecting game. It combines laid-back detecting and exploration with a strong narrative, all set in a beautiful English countryside. It’s a game about trying to find something.
20210603 The Magnificent Trufflepigs (Adventure, Story Rich, First-Person, Atmospheric)

Lead Josie into her retired superhero dad's training simulator! But beware, the training room might go rogue, and keep you inside... Sunblaze is a brain-twisting precision platformer with hundreds of challenging, handcrafted levels to keep you dying for hours and hours.
20210603 Sunblaze (Precision Platformer, Difficult, Puzzle Platformer)

Weave isolated planets into a vast trade empire. Hatch plans. Research game-breaking technologies. Still be done in time for lunch. Enjoy the endless possibilities of a space grand strategy game in 60 minutes flat.
20210603 Slipways (Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy, Puzzle, Sandbox)

This high-speed 3D shooting game allows players to experience exhilarating battles in the sky, as well as a series of cutscenes depicting the growth of the main characters throughout the story.
20210603 Wing of Darkness (Action, Anime, Shoot 'Em Up, Mechs)

Until We Die is a side-scrolling strategy game about defending your base where you have to run around as Ivan, assign tasks to people, and fight mutants in the post-apocalyptic subway!
20210603 until we die (Strategy, Side Scroller, Action, Survival, Linear)

Defend the last bastion of humanity with your squad of heroes! Exterminate fiendish monsters with magic and brute force by night and re-build your battered city defenses by day in this tactical RPG with rogue-lite mechanics.
20210603 The Last Spell EA (Early Access, Turn-Based Combat, Replay Value)

GET AWAY WITH MURDER. Highly replayable detective game where you're the one whodunnit. From the creators of 80 Days and Heaven's Vault.
20210602 Overboard (Adventure, Interactive Fiction, Detective, Puzzle)

Hop off the train and into your new life in the village of Hokko! Take over the old workshop and get creative; use crafted materials and design everything in town! With complete creative freedom, what type of town will you build?
20210602 Hokko Life (Simulation, Casual, Indie, Rpg, Adventure)

A little robot becomes a pilgrim and crosses a wild post-apocalyptic world to find the meaning of life.
20210601 Ultreia (Puzzle, Point & Click2, D, Post-apocalyptic)

Born as an university project, Blackstorm is an online multiplayer Battle Royale where players form crews of three pirates and face each other in deadly combat. Sail with your spaceship in a three-dimensional environment with total freedom of movement and rotation.
20210601 Blackstorm (Free to Play, Indie, Massively Multiplayer, Actio)

Stake your claim in this colony building sim and survive a turbulent Medieval age. Construct a multi-storey fortress in a land reclaimed by wilderness, defend against raids, and keep your villagers happy as their lives are shaped by the world around them.
20210601 Going Medieval (Early Access, City Builder, Colony Sim, Sandbox)

It takes two to save the world in this cooperative spy adventure. Pair up with a friend as Agent or Hacker—with only your voices to connect you—and work together to bring a hi-tech global menace to its knees.
20210601 Operation: Tango (Online Co-Op, Co-op Campaign, Hacking)

Become a Hired Gun. The money’s good, the dog’s loyal, and the gun’s reliable. Embark on a fast-paced, violent, and thrilling FPS set in the darkest reaches of Warhammer 40,000’s most infamous hive city.
20210601 Necromunda: Hired Gun (Action, Adventure, Warhammer 40k Shooter)

Griftlands is a deck-building roguelite where you negotiate, fight, steal or otherwise persuade others to get your way. Every decision is important, be it the jobs you take, the friends you make, or the cards you collect.
20210601 griftlands (Card Battler, Roguelite, Rpg 2d)

Harness the wind and soar through the wilderness of Stonefly, a chill and tranquil action-adventure game about self-discovery, legacy, and belonging. Glide your mech strategically among beautiful flora and dangerous fauna, confronting hungry bugs, adventures, and memorable characters.
20210601 stonefly (Nature, Mechs, Adventure, Exploration, Sci-fi)

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  • milskimilski Poyo! Registered User regular
    Brolo is the best games journalism

    I ate an engineer
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  • KarlKarl Registered User regular
    I heard that Jason Schreier has a framed and signed photo of Brolo on his desk.

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    Karl wrote: »
    I heard that Jason Schreier has a framed and signed photo of Brolo on his desk.

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  • durandal4532durandal4532 Registered User regular
    Seriously folks get Wildermyth. Wildermyth is a game with procedurally generated stories that made me tear up slightly as I decided that a character should probably die to complete their arc now.

    They managed to take the bit people love talking about with things like XCOM where folks dying matters a bunch and you were torn up about it, but instead of making it solely a terrible thing you usually save-scum to avoid, it's often just part of how you interact with the stories and the tactical map.

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  • StraightziStraightzi Here we may reign secure, and in my choice, To reign is worth ambition though in HellRegistered User regular
    I was between Wildermyth and Roguebook and I went with the latter instead

    I'll probably play Wildermyth eventually but also... Roguebook is very good

  • PoorochondriacPoorochondriac Ah, man Ah, jeezRegistered User regular
    Seriously folks get Wildermyth. Wildermyth is a game with procedurally generated stories that made me tear up slightly as I decided that a character should probably die to complete their arc now.

    They managed to take the bit people love talking about with things like XCOM where folks dying matters a bunch and you were torn up about it, but instead of making it solely a terrible thing you usually save-scum to avoid, it's often just part of how you interact with the stories and the tactical map.

    As I was playing Wildermyth, I had this epiphany of, "Oh, this must be what Austin Walker feels like all the time"

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  • TofystedethTofystedeth Registered User regular
    I wish I could get into WilderMyth as much as everyone else is. I liked the demo I played a couple PAXes ago so I bought it in EA. I think I got maybe 3 chapters into the first campaign and put it down. Tried again a few months ago and only completed 1.

    I think maybe it's procedurally generated stories? I guess I prefer a more crafted experience for narrative and leave the procedural stuff to the mechanical part.

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  • H0b0manH0b0man Registered User regular
    edited June 2021
    Seriously folks get Wildermyth. Wildermyth is a game with procedurally generated stories that made me tear up slightly as I decided that a character should probably die to complete their arc now.

    They managed to take the bit people love talking about with things like XCOM where folks dying matters a bunch and you were torn up about it, but instead of making it solely a terrible thing you usually save-scum to avoid, it's often just part of how you interact with the stories and the tactical map.

    As I was playing Wildermyth, I had this epiphany of, "Oh, this must be what Austin Walker feels like all the time"

    As much as I love Austin Walker and hearing him talk about the emergent stories he finds in games, this is making me think the game might not be for me.

    I just can't seem to get into a bunch of the procedural storytelling that he loves. I enjoy hearing about other people's experiences with them, but for whatever reason I have a hard time sticking with games that don't have a bespoke story or experience they want to show me.

    Except for Civ. I'll 'just one more turn' until I drop dead of exhaustion in those games.

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  • TaminTamin Registered User regular
    does the item world in the first Disgaea ever get more enemy variety? Right now it's just humanoids and what I'd call tier 1 monsters.

  • PoorochondriacPoorochondriac Ah, man Ah, jeezRegistered User regular
    H0b0man wrote: »
    Seriously folks get Wildermyth. Wildermyth is a game with procedurally generated stories that made me tear up slightly as I decided that a character should probably die to complete their arc now.

    They managed to take the bit people love talking about with things like XCOM where folks dying matters a bunch and you were torn up about it, but instead of making it solely a terrible thing you usually save-scum to avoid, it's often just part of how you interact with the stories and the tactical map.

    As I was playing Wildermyth, I had this epiphany of, "Oh, this must be what Austin Walker feels like all the time"

    As much as I love Austin Walker and hearing him talk about the emergent stories he finds in games, this is making me think the game might not be for me.

    I just can't seem to get into a bunch of the procedural storytelling that he loves. I enjoy hearing about other people's experiences with them, but for whatever reason I have a hard time sticking with games that don't have a bespoke story or experience they want to show me.

    Except for Civ. I'll 'just one more turn' until I drop dead of exhaustion in those games.

    That's what I'm saying, actually. I normally can't jive with that. But here, they give characters actual dialogue, there are actual discrete story arcs that are authored, but you have a hand in the tone and relationships between characters.

    It's this really smart thing where the plot, the text, is authored. But the subtext, the ways characters connect to each other emotionally, that's guided by the player.

    The game lays out who the baddies are, constructs scenarios around that. Gives the villains their moves and motivations, makes the big changes to the world. But the smaller stuff - Are your mage and your warrior friends? Lovers? Rivals? That's chosen by the player.

    For me, it's the perfect sweet spot between totally guided and totally freeform. It feels like I'm making a story with the game instead of for the game. It's a real neat trick.

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited June 2021
    Yeah I feel like Wildermyth is... sort of a more substantial evolution of the Nemesis system?

    It's what Bioware RPGs have needed for ages, a relationship system that allows players to have more history with characters and the world, while also allowing for more freedom in how those relationships are defined.

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  • rhylithrhylith Death Rabbits HoustonRegistered User regular
    That sounds really cool. I normally bounce and bounce hard off procedural stuff unless the gameplay is right up my alley, but this might be worth a look.

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  • H0b0manH0b0man Registered User regular
    Ya that actually sounds a lot more interesting than the initial impression I got.

    I'll have to keep my eye on it and check it out when I reach a lull in games I'm playing.

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  • A duck!A duck! Moderator, ClubPA mod
    I would also give Wildermyth a recommendation. Sometimes a campaign will give you more character customization and team dynamics options than another will, but after a campaign or two you can really put your mark on your characters. It also helps that the combat is actually pretty fun.

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  • TofystedethTofystedeth Registered User regular
    I did like the combat. The possessing objects on the map was neat. There were just aspects of the randomly generated story events for the main characters that rubbed me the wrong way because it was going against what I'd chosen for them.

    Speaking of games with vague half assed narratives, the Legend Of Mana remaster is out today and I'll probably get it because I'm weak and a sellout. Here's to continuing my love/hate relationship with it.

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  • PoorochondriacPoorochondriac Ah, man Ah, jeezRegistered User regular
    A duck! wrote: »
    I would also give Wildermyth a recommendation. Sometimes a campaign will give you more character customization and team dynamics options than another will, but after a campaign or two you can really put your mark on your characters. It also helps that the combat is actually pretty fun.

    The magic system is SO cool, my goodness.

    Took me a couple of missions to wrap my head around it, but "The environment is your power" is such a brilliant hook. Your hunter is behind a half-wall of cover, protecting them from that ranged enemy. Your mage can hurl that wall at the enemy. If it hits, hooray, everyone wins! If it misses, well, your hunter is fully exposed.

    Those sorts of dilemmas are so, so neat, and the magic system sets them up effortlessly.

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  • CouscousCouscous Registered User regular
    Welp, I picked up Inversion for $1.50

    Time to play a shooter that was mediocre at best even at the time

  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
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  • shoeboxjeddyshoeboxjeddy Registered User regular
    Does the Epic version of Sonic Mania include the Plus DLC or is that an additional purchase? Great game either way, just curious.

  • CouscousCouscous Registered User regular
    I really should play the free games I got on Epic one of these days

  • captainkcaptaink TexasRegistered User regular
    Horizon Chase is a pretty fun Outrun-alike, super arcadey.

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  • akajaybayakajaybay Registered User regular
    I'm liking Wildermyth a lot and have played two full campaigns so far. My hope is they continue to support it enough to drop in another big chunk of random events. The way it all connects together is cool, but I have hit a few repeats at this point. But the game does also let you make some choices with those and it lets you try out the other options.

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  • DarmakDarmak RAGE vympyvvhyc vyctyvyRegistered User regular
    edited June 2021
    I did like the combat. The possessing objects on the map was neat. There were just aspects of the randomly generated story events for the main characters that rubbed me the wrong way because it was going against what I'd chosen for them.

    Speaking of games with vague half assed narratives, the Legend Of Mana remaster is out today and I'll probably get it because I'm weak and a sellout. Here's to continuing my love/hate relationship with it.

    I was so disappointed that Legend of Mana wasn't just more Secret of Mana, and was instead... whatever the fuck it is. It's gorgeous and the soundtrack is amazing, but it didn't feel like anything actually happened in the game. And it had systems that you never even had to touch, like crafting.

    I'll probably still pick up the remaster because I'm a consumer whore

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  • PeewiPeewi Registered User regular
    Does the Epic version of Sonic Mania include the Plus DLC or is that an additional purchase? Great game either way, just curious.

    They appear to be selling the DLC separately.

  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular

    From the Windows 11 presentation

    "If you're a gamer, Windows 11 is made for you"

    - Auto-HDR support coming
    - DirectStorage support coming (fast I/O system)
    - Xbox app is built into Win11 (includes xCloud)

    there are all good, direct storage is going to be very interesting from a pipeline perspective

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Frequently not in boats. Registered User regular
    is 11 going to be a free upgrade essentially like 10 was

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  • H0b0manH0b0man Registered User regular
    edited June 2021
    Hopefully the HDR support will be better than Win10. I can't turn it on without everything looking washed out. Thankfully most PC games with HDR will let you enable it within the game and not have to mess with Window's garbage.

    -edit: DirectStorage is also really cool.

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  • KarlKarl Registered User regular
    PiptheFair wrote: »
    is 11 going to be a free upgrade essentially like 10 was

    I would assume so. But for x amount of time?

  • PeewiPeewi Registered User regular
    PiptheFair wrote: »
    is 11 going to be a free upgrade essentially like 10 was

    They did not say during their stream. No mention of launch date or cost.

  • H0b0manH0b0man Registered User regular
    Apparently not only are android apps going to be available on Win11, but they'll be able to use their own monetization services with Microsoft not taking any cut at all.

    That feels like it was specifically designed to be a giant middle finger to Apple with the lawsuit between them and Epic right now.

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  • 3cl1ps33cl1ps3 I will build a labyrinth to house the cheese Registered User regular
    Judging by past Windows releases, 11 will be a strictly worse version of 10.

  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Frequently not in boats. Registered User regular
    3cl1ps3 wrote: »
    Judging by past Windows releases, 11 will be a strictly worse version of 10.

    7 and 10 were excellent though

    8 wasn't bad, just didn't really need to exist

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  • 3cl1ps33cl1ps3 I will build a labyrinth to house the cheese Registered User regular
    PiptheFair wrote: »
    3cl1ps3 wrote: »
    Judging by past Windows releases, 11 will be a strictly worse version of 10.

    7 and 10 were excellent though

    8 wasn't bad, just didn't really need to exist

    Yeah that's my point!

    XP, good
    Vista, bad
    7, good
    8, bad
    10, good
    11 is in line to be bad

  • ZxerolZxerol for the smaller pieces, my shovel wouldn't do so i took off my boot and used my shoeRegistered User regular
    I survived the MILLENNIUM EDITION era modern windows ain't shit

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  • Quantum TigerQuantum Tiger Registered User regular
    edited June 2021
    Windows 9 was the best. It had everything I could ever want in an OS. Shame it caused a Timeline Incursion and that year had to be quarantined but Windows 10 isn't too bad either

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  • PeewiPeewi Registered User regular
    Peewi wrote: »
    PiptheFair wrote: »
    is 11 going to be a free upgrade essentially like 10 was

    They did not say during their stream. No mention of launch date or cost.

    Apparently I'm wrong and it's free

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  • TofystedethTofystedeth Registered User regular
    Oh speaking of the xbox app being installed by default, my computer has started opening the xbox app within 5-10 minutes of starting XCOM2, like if I'd hit the home button on my controller, but n't controller isn't even on. Seems to only happen once per reboot.
    Anybody seen something like that?

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  • DiarmuidDiarmuid Amazing Meatball Registered User regular
    Zxerol wrote: »
    I survived the MILLENNIUM EDITION era modern windows ain't shit

    Windows ME should have seen Microsoft shut down by force

  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Frequently not in boats. Registered User regular
    vista was fine

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  • Librarian's ghostLibrarian's ghost Librarian, Ghostbuster, and TimSpork Registered User regular
    Remember having to load Windows from MS dos shell? That was fun. I only needed it for like one or two games, everything else just ran from dos.

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