Monthly Archives: October 2011

Space I – We DO Need an…Education…

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series: Space I Review

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Space I ReviewSince I had to skip a few games on my list due to not getting them running — or being able to find them — the next game … Continue reading

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Winter IS Coming: Sword of the Stars II Blasts Off

News came in over the wire that Sword of the Stars: Lords of Winter has been released, and you can buy it at a bevy of retailers! Word is also coming in that the Steam version of the game is not … Continue reading

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Spacey Snippets – 10/28/11

There’s a buncha little spacey news bits that have cropped up lately, so let’s get to it: The Star Supremacy folks have a boatload of stuff going on, such as a Halloween event and a massive update as they prepare … Continue reading

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An Ode to iMUSE (or Missing Contextually-Based Music in Space Games)

After I published the story of my most memorable dogfight the other day, we got into a discussion about TIE Fighter and its ilk on one of my favorite gaming forums, Quarter to Three. During that discussion, someone brought up … Continue reading

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OMG – New Drox Operative Screenshots!!!

Thanks to Marcin over at Quarter to Three for this tidbit. The Drox Operative website has been updated with the first ever batch of screenshots, and BOOOOY do they look dang puuuurdy. Head over here to see ‘em in all there … Continue reading

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Spacey Snippets – 10/26/11

Hey y’all, since I’ve been working hard to try and pound out the original content on this site, a bunch of spacey news pieces have slipped by me. Since I wanna make sure y’all get the latest spacey news, I’ve … Continue reading

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What’s Your Most Memorable Dogfight?

Anyone who’s played space combat games for a long time probably has several tales of brilliant success or failure that have been seared into their brains over the years. A brilliant victory, a crushing defeat, a desperate battle against incredible … Continue reading

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Game Finding Fail :(

So for the last several days, I’ve tried to track down a copy of 1973′s Star Trek (Script Game), which is different from the 1971 version I’ve already reviewed. I’ve contacted the author, but he’s not replied yet, so until he … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst Space Game Manuals…That I Know of ;)

Ahhh manuals. One of the few joys I miss about buying most computer games in boxes is the smell of a new manual. Good manuals were perfect for reading on the can or in bed when you’re about to go … Continue reading

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WTF EVE Online?!

So yeah, a little late to the party on this one…I had an INSANELY busy week, sue me. ;) Over the previous week, TONS of wacky crap has happened with CCP and their MMO, EVE Online. First, this past Wednesday, … Continue reading

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