Posts Tagged ‘Linux game’

New release: Queen of Thieves

Celso Riva of Winter Wolves has written in to announce the release of Queen of Thieves, a hybrid dating sim / RPG. You play as three sisters, exploring catacombs, robbing the wealthy, and attempting to shack up with various folks around town (which, let’s be honest, most of us try to do in regular RPGs […]

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New release: Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire

Word reaches me that Australian indie studio Whalehammer Games has at least released its strategy RPG fantasy strategy game Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire. The game is “set on a world fallen into a medieval dark age after the collapse of a spacefaring civilization”: You must guide Tahira, the 20-year-old princess of Avestan, on the most […]

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New release: Zombasite

Earlier this week, Soldak Entertainment announced that fantasy zombie-apocalypse action RPG Zombasite has finally been released. Think “Diablo” with a dynamic, changing fantasy world set during a zombie apocalypse scenario. The narrative premise is rather wordy, so here is my edited-down version: The dark elves have always played god by creating and enhancing underworld slave […]

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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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