Dwarf Fortress Gets New Soundtrack, Includes Dwarves Singing

Dwarf Fortress has been around for a while, and with its upcoming release on Steam, it will receive not only a visual overhaul but an updated soundtrack. The new version of the game will include a fully-produced, 15-song soundtrack. The music will include the sound of dwarves singing in their native tongue for the very… Continue reading Dwarf Fortress Gets New Soundtrack, Includes Dwarves Singing

Moonbreaker Playtest Weekends Announced

Moonbreaker, the upcoming strategy game from Subnautica developer Unknown Worlds, will have two playtest weekends, on September 9 through 11 and September 16 through 18. The playtests will be used to stress test the servers, and all progress will be wiped except for paint jobs. This game looks exactly like a tabletop strategy game, but… Continue reading Moonbreaker Playtest Weekends Announced

Lucid: A new Metroidvania coming in 2024

Lucid is a new Metroidvania (with a heavy dose of Celeste-like mechanics like air dashing) from The Matte Black Studio and Apogee Entertainment that will be released in 2024. There’s also a fairly heavy emphasis on platforming. The player controls Oenn, one of the last sentinels tasked with maintaining the world’s balance. The goal is… Continue reading Lucid: A new Metroidvania coming in 2024

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Asterigos: Curse of the Stars Looks Interesting

Asterigos: Curse of the Stars is a cartoonish odyssey inspired by Greek and Roman mythology with a stripped-down version of the souls-like formula at its center. The game features multiple difficulty options, resources you get to keep even after death, and more. The story is set in a larger-than-life world of Gods and monsters. Asterigos:… Continue reading Asterigos: Curse of the Stars Looks Interesting

Ghost Song: A Long-awaited Sci-fi Metroidvania Game

Old Moon’s Ghost Song is a Metroidvania game that was Kickstarted nine years ago and is finally nearing completion. The game will be released on November 3, 2022 across Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. The game follows the protagonist as they blast their way through grotesque aliens and skeletal… Continue reading Ghost Song: A Long-awaited Sci-fi Metroidvania Game

Starcraft Development Seemed Rough

This is a little older, but I hadn’t seen it until now. In a two-part post (no idea if part three exists), Patrick Wyatt describes the development process for StarCraft and the various issues the team faced. There were… a ton of issues, including a lack of experienced programmers, unrealistic deadlines, and poor code architecture.… Continue reading Starcraft Development Seemed Rough

Drinking and Drafting: Strixhaven Draft 1 Golgari Counters

Match 1: 2-0 Match 2: 2-1 Match 3: 0-2 Blood Researcher + Tenured Inkcaster is an insane combo. Dina, Soul Steeper makes them lose two for each trigger. The deck had plenty of lifegain so I could easily build up the Blood Researchers. Game 3 they had very strong removal so I wasn’t able to… Continue reading Drinking and Drafting: Strixhaven Draft 1 Golgari Counters