Posts Tagged ‘Steven Peeler’

Game review: Drox Operative

Title: Drox Operative Developer: Soldak Entertainment Platforms: Win & Mac Price: $19.95, free demo Guest Review by Tof Eklund Soldak Entertainment has built their reputation on action RPGs in the roguelike vein that Diablo popularized. The award-winning Din’s Curse may be their best known release, with its complex character interactions and dynamic world. Some years […]

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New release: Drox Operative

Steven Peeler writes in to announce that Drox Operative has just been released. For those of you unfamiliar, Drox Operative is a sci-fi, outer space take on the Diablo-alike subgenre. It features procedurally generated galaxies, procedurally generated quests, and ever-evolving factional alliances to navigate in real-time. Here’s the plot premise: Eons ago the Drox ruled […]

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Drox Operative enters open beta

Soldak Entertainment writes in to report that their sci fi Diablo-alike Drox Operative has entered open beta. Windows and Mac users can pre-order the game for $14.99 to get immediate beta access (as well as discount off the price it will carry upon release). For more info on what this game is about, check out […]

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Steven Peeler interviewed at Random Tower of Games

There’s a new interview with Steven Peeler up at the Random Tower of Games blog, in which they discuss Soldak Entertainment’s upcoming action RPG Drox Operative. 4. Compared to your last game, Din’s Curse, what kind of new features players could find? The biggest new feature is basically all of the diplomacy with the races […]

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Drox Operative announced

Steven Peeler (known for fantasy action RPGs such as Din’s Curse) wrote to me last week to announce a new RPG by his company, Soldak Entertainment, this time set in space. He did a pretty thorough job describing the game, which description I will now reproduce for your reading pleasure: Drox Operative is a starship […]

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Interview with Steven Peeler

Happy April Fool’s Day! To celebrate, here is an exclusive (and most certainly not fake) interview I conducted with Steven Peeler of Soldak Entertainment, in which he tells us about the value of urgency, as well as offering some insight on using procedural systems in an RPG. Check it out.   Let’s start basic. Who […]

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Game review: Din’s Curse

Title: Din’s Curse Developer: Soldak Entertainment (Steven Peeler) Platforms: Windows, Mac Price: $24.99 If Diablo and Diner Dash had offspring, I imagine it would turn out something like this. Din’s Curse is a 3D isometric action RPG by Soldak Entertainment (which is to say, it’s by Steven Peeler and a small group of contract workers). […]

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Interview with Steven Peeler

Boy, this is a big week for developer interviews, isn’t it? Jay Barnson conducts another interview, this time with indie RPG dev Steven Peeler, the mastermind behind Soldak (and therefore, the mastermind behind real-time dungeon crawlers Din’s Curse, Depths of Peril, and Kivi’s Underworld). Rampant Games: Why indie RPGs? What prompted you to go after […]

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