Tag Archives: strategy

Influence

Influence by Blanket Fort Games is another great game from the Reddit GameDev Bundle… it’s a very absorbing arena/strategy game where you play as an idea trying to win out in the host’s mind over competing ideas. Your goal is simply to isolate groups of  “IDs” that are equal or smaller than your own cluster […]

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Crashtastic (Alpha)

Today we’ll have a look at an experimental and creative physics based game called Crashtastic by Mark Smith. Very simply, you are given a challenge and then are charged with creating a vehicle to complete it. Sometimes you might need to jump a gap, other times fly to a target, etc. The game gives you […]

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Auralux

Is this a first? A particle based RTS? Probably a first for this channel anyway… Auralux is surprisingly mesmerizing and easy to get into. There’s not much stopping a new play from fully understanding everything there is to know to play the game effectively… after that, it becomes like a game of chess. Carefully moving […]

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Lightfish

Ever wish Jezzball had more fish? What am I saying, of course you have. Well, wish granted. Lightfish by Eclipse Games is an example of a casual (ish) game which puts a reasonably fresh spin on an old theme and pulls it off quite successfully over 45 levels. Check it out!

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Diluvium

“In the darkest of nights – you find yourself animal-telekinesis-chess-battling.” 284 animals to summon, 100 of which are illustrated differently. Wow, that’s a lot of art.  Check it out, bring a friend. IDDQD – degreelessness mode activated: also, WHAT?

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Orcs Must Die!

I think anyone who’s ever played Alliance knows this already, but Orcs Must Die! It’s just the way it is. I’ve never quite figured out why they’re so angry, but then again, I’ve never asked… I’ve mostly sliced, shot, spiked and burned the majority of the ones I’ve run into. Feel free to keep the […]

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Rock of Ages

I know Rock of Ages is a generally older and more mainstream game, but I really wanted to show it off, since I find it very playable and entertaining… and Anza hadn’t seen it in action. A quirky off-beat combination of a tower-defense game and Super Monkey Ball (wtf, right?), Rock of Ages comes together […]

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