I’ve just picked up the first episode of the new King’s Quest, which came out at the end of July. As a newcomer to the series, I like what I see! One hour in, it’s a pleasant, charming fairytale that … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2015
This week, I’ve chosen to highlight the soundtrack of Sins of a Solar Empire, the game that enticed me back to real-time strategy after almost a decade of burnout. I associate the three pieces below with the phases of an … Continue reading
Several interesting interviews this week: Space Game Junkie has a Q&A about Paradox’s upcoming Stellaris. Some interesting tidbits — Victoria-style internal politics sound long overdue for the space genre. The Wargamer interviews the designer of Rule the Waves, the Dreadnought-era naval … Continue reading
Update: Paradox has officially unveiled Stellaris – here is RPS’ preview, the best I’ve found. It is neither related to Coriolis, nor like EFS. Instead, it sounds more like Distant Worlds, with a dash of the procedural generation that characterised … Continue reading
While I find most of Attila‘s soundtrack pretty bland, its title theme (and, to a lesser extent, the rest of the Huns’ music) is the exception. Enjoy!
Vietnam ’65 is an iPad/PC strategy game with a deceptively simple concept: patrol villages on a randomly generated map (above) and prevent the Viet Cong & North Vietnamese Army from doing the same. It’s simple, short, and sweet; after two … Continue reading