Monthly Archives: August 2012

Steam Greenlight Launches with Plenty of Space Games to Vote On!

Edit 2: Hey guys, sorry about the edit, but in an effort to keep this as simple as possible (thanks Bryan for the idea), I’ve created collections for all the space games I find on Steam Greenlight. There’s an all-inclusive … Continue reading

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Black Prophecy Makes Final Approach

Thanks to Telefrog over on Quarter to Three for this tip. Apparently the space-based MMO Black Prophecy will be shutting down on September 26th, 2012, according to this post. I never got to play much of Black Prophecy my own … Continue reading

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Armada Online Launches Kickstarter Campaign!

Now y’all should know about my insane love for Armada on the Dreamcast, as it’s truly a remarkable space-based action RPG that I still play to this day. Several years ago, the folks behind Armada launched the PC-based follow-up, Armada Online, and … Continue reading

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Lunar Flight only $2.50 on Steam Today

Today’s Steam Daily Deal is the fantastic Lunar Flight for a measly $2.50. If you have even the remotest interest in this sort of spacey game, this is an absolute steal. Get it now while the getting’s good, and enjoy! :) … Continue reading

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Off-Topic: Almost Back in the Saddle Again

Hey y’all, how are ya? I’m writing because I’m finally starting to feel like my old self again after a month or so of CRAZINESS including moving my girlfriend in, switching roles at work and so on. The unpacking and rearranging at … Continue reading

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GOG Adds Goodies to Wing Commander Games

One of the reasons I love GOG so much — besides their awesome prices, lack of DLC and games that mostly work on newer hardware — are the goodies. Soundtracks, wallpapers, icons, etc etc. Well, I just noticed they added … Continue reading

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Galaxy on Fire II HD Takes Off

Hey y’all, if you’ve not seen already, the Freelancer-style formerly mobile-only game Galaxy on Fire 2 HD is now available on both Steam and Origin for $19.99. I played the first one back on my iPhone 3G, and liked it a lot, … Continue reading

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HOLY CRAP! Distant Worlds Goes On Sale!!

Thanks to Scotten on Quarter to Three for this tip. According to this post on the Matrix Games forum, Distant Worlds and its expansions (The Return of the Shakturi and Legends are going on sale for two weeks to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Off-Topic, Kinda: Amazing Starships Video

Thanks to Hugin over on Quarter to Three (wherein we’re having a vigorous discussion over which Enterprise is the best. The correct answer is, the original Refit model ;). During the discussion, Hugin mentioned a video from a recent installment of Vividcon, … Continue reading

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Conquest: Frontier Wars Coming to GOG!!!

Hey y’all, I just got an email from the folks behind the sadly-unsuccessful Conquest 2 Kickstarter campaign promoting the recently launched Planetary Annihilation Kickstarter, starting with the following: Hey gang, we are busy getting Conquest ready for Good old games, or… … Continue reading

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