Posts Tagged ‘Linux game’

Ground Breakers announced, in paid beta

Erik Johnson of Vietnamese indie studio United Indie writes in to announce a turn-based sci-fi tactics game by the name of Ground Breakers. The narrative premise: A few centuries after the apocalypse, ice in the two poles have melted and the earth has no land left. Disorder and riot occurs everywhere. Governments were destroyed. People […]

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New release: Shiny Gauntlet

Hey! Remember that action roguelike-like I just wrote about two days ago, Shiny Gauntlet? It’s out now! The game’s description and feature set hasn’t changed since Tuesday, so I’ll just let you re-read that earlier post for the basic details. The new info concerns how and where to get it: Shiny Gauntlet is available on […]

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New release: Jotun

Word reaches me that the Norse mythological Zelda-alike Jotun (which we’ve covered a few times) is now out! Developed by Montreal indies Thunder Lotus Games, Jotun borrows the explore-boss-explore-boss structure of Shadow of the Colossus, albeit with the chance to gain brand-new “god” powers through exploration. The premise: [Y]ou play Thora, a Norse warrior who […]

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New release: It’s Killing Time

Eric Bonholtzer writes in to announce the release of It’s Killing Time. (It was released in mid-June. What can I say? I’m late on this one.) A new text-based hybrid RPG / Choose-Your-Own-Adventure that weighs in at 140,000 words, It’s Killing Time puts you in the shoes of a killer for hire. The premise: Ever […]

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New release: Celestian Tales: Old North

Word has reached me that Ekuator Games has just released Celestian Tales: Old North. Previously covered here, Celestian Tales: Old North is a jRPG with a watercolor visual aesthetic and fraught moral quandaries against a backdrop of impending war. The premise: Embark on an expansive journey of discovery wrought with conflict and moral choices where […]

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New release: Siralim

Word reaches me that there’s a new creature-summoning dungeon delver out, one with the procedurally generated dungeons one might come to expect from a roguelike. That game is Siralim. Created by the decidedly hard-to-spell-or-pronounce Thylacine Studios, Siralim reportedly includes “over 300 different creatures to summon, each with their own unique abilities that drastically change the […]

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New release: Ruin

I have received word of a new jRPG released on June 1 called Ruin. Created by MOCBJ Software in OHRRPGCE, Ruin is apparently based on a 2008 title called The Omega. The premise: An earthquake of cataclysmic proportions annihilates the world and ushers in what many address as “the end of times”. But is it […]

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New release: Serpent in the Staglands

Word reaches me that Whalenought Studios–the indie studio behind action RPG Isle of Bxnes (covered here)–has just released its newest game, a wRPG by the name of Serpent in the Staglands. The premise: Featuring a chosen party of five, you role-play Necholai, a minor god of a celestial body who descends to the Staglands for […]

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New release: Chroma Squad

Saulo Camarotti writes in to announce the release of Chroma Squad. Created by Brazilian indies Behold Studios (whom you might recall as the developers behind Knights of Pen and Paper), Chroma Squad is a strategy RPG themed after the goofy 1990s TV show Power Rangers. It’s not merely inspired by the show, however–it’s inspired by […]

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New release: Dex

RPG news has been a bit slow lately, or so it has seemed–I keep digging down into my inbox and deleting dozens of emails from PR flacks about games that aren’t even arguably RPGs, then getting frustrated and running off to do something else. But wait, what’s this? Imagine my delight to find out that […]

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