Posts Tagged ‘Linux game’

New release: Tales of Aravorn: Seasons of the Wolf

Celso Riva has written in to announce the release of Tales of Aravorn: Seasons of the Wolf, a new jRPG from indie developer Winter Wolves set in the same universe as Loren the Amazon Princess (itself previously covered here). The premise: The twins’ tale starts on a day like many others, when one of the […]

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New release: Sproggiwood

Megan Fox writes in to announce the release of Sproggiwood, a graphical roguelike from three-person Indiana indie studio Freehold Games. The premise: Bring civilization to Sproggiwood, a story-driven, turn-based roguelike set in a humorous world inspired by Finnish mythology. One moment, you’re a simple farmer tending your grove — the next, you’re lured through a […]

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New release: Pier Solar HD

Hey guys! Remember Pier Solar HD? Developer WaterMelon Co. has finally released it, and has written to me with the details! (Actually, they released it on September 30th; I’m a little late in posting this. My bad.) The new incarnation of Pier Solar is a 2D jRPG featuring a strange mix of chunky pixel art […]

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New release: Mecha Ace

Today in Choice of Games titles that I neglected to post about, we have Mecha Ace. Written by Paul Wang, Mecha Ace is a 230,000-word choose-your-own-adventure / RPG hybrid set in the midst of an interstellar war between Earth and its colonies. The premise: Step into the cockpit of a giant robot in an interstellar […]

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New release: Steam Marines

Word reaches me that Steam Marines, the sci-fi outer space squad-based tactics roguelike from developer Worthless Bums, has been released after more than two years in development. True to their name, Worthless Bums haven’t provided us with a narrative summary, so I’m just going to write the game an ad hoc one from memory right […]

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New release: Neighbourhood Necromancer

One Choice of Games release that I forgot to post about a few months ago is Neighbourhood Necromancer, a choose-your-own-adventure / RPG hybrid with a sort of reverse “Zombies Ate My Neighbors” plot, written by Gavin Inglis. The premise: Command the undead to take revenge on the suburbs! Oh, everyone at school laughed at you, […]

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New release: Yeti’s Parole Officer

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New release: Unrest

Pyrodactyl Games has now released Unrest, a sort of wRPG-ish chat-em-up set in a fantastical variant of an ancient Indian city. The premise: Set in a fantasy interpretation of ancient India, Unrest is an adventure RPG focused on story and choices. Play as five ordinary people who are struggling to get by in the in […]

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New release: Halfway

Folks: Halfway has now gone all the way–which is to say, the 2D tactical RPG is now out! Halfway is set several hundred years in the future, and has a decidedly Alien / System Shock 2 thing going on: In Halfway you take control of a small team of survivors faced with a violent invasion […]

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New-ish release: ADOM

ADOM is not new. In fact, ADOM has been around for literally decades. According to creator Thomas Biskup, ADOM (short for “Ancient Domains of Mystery”) is one of the Big Five roguelikes in existence, notable in large part for being the first roguelike to add to include “vibrant towns, NPC dialog, and quests” to the […]

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