Spacey Game News and Deals 2/27/13: Slow News Day

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Yay! News!

Hellooo everyone, and happy hump day! Not a ton of news today, but there’s one story that has everyone buzzing, so we’ll start with that…

In deals, there’s only one today, that being Strike Suit Zero for $13.99 over on Green Man Gaming. In related news, awesome abandonware site Abandonia — which is a treasure trove for folks like me — is going through a pedge drive of sorts, so check it out and see if they’re worth kicking a few bucks. Finally, there is a lovely ship from Dead Space 3 over on the Concept Ships blog by artist Jehan Choo.

That’s it folks! I know right? Not even videos! Have a great day y’all!

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SGJ Podcast #01: Graphics vs. UI vs. Gameplay! FIGHT!

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More Chit Chat

Hello, and welcome to episode 01 of the SGJ Podcast. Join Jim from the Bad Movie Podcast and me as we try to adapt something of a format in order to have some more focus and structure! ;) We talk about some news, some games we’re playing, and our topic for this week, which games that are still worth playing even though their graphics and UI are on the archaic side. We also look at the opposite side of the coin, games that have held up well over the years.

We also have an iTunes page now, as well as our RSS feed! Yay! Thank you for listening, and please find our show notes under the cut. :) Also, since I’m still pretty new to this podcasting thing (it’s old hat to Jim, thankfully), please don’t hesitate to give me constructive criticism on how I can improve my performance either in the comments below or in the forum. :) Hope the length is okay with y’all, but again, new to this stuff, still trying to be efficient. ;) Thanks again! :)

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Spacey Game News and Deals 2/25-26/13: Catching Up Edition

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SO MUCH NEWS!!!

Hello everyone, and happy Tuesday! Sorry about the lack of news yesterday, had a dentist appointment and no time to put into this, sadly. Fun times! This mean I have news from today, yesterday and the weekend to cover, so let’s dive in!

Next up, sales, and there’s a good chunk of stuff! Steam is having several midweek sales, which includes the following:

Finally, related news! First, since we cover older games here, I though that a new version of the Amiga emulator WinUAE being released was somewhat relevant, thanks to Indie Retro News for the update. Next, I missed this somehow but Artem Bank — the gentleman who composed the amazing music for Star Ruler — has two new bits of music out, “Facebook 5” and “Natural” which sound great. Finally, the Concept Ships blog has fantastic ships from Joseph Cross and a gorgeous orbiter concept from Rasmus Poulsen.

That’s it folks! WHEW! Thanks for visiting, and enjoy!

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Vote for Ring Runner in The Next Game Boss!!

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Please, Go Vote for These Guys! :)

Hey y’all, I know typically I’d include stuff like this in the daily news bits, but I was very kindly asked to push this, and the guys behind this game are so damned nice I couldn’t refuse. :) Ring Runner has advanced to the semi-finals of The Next Game Boss (yay for them!), and I’m encouraging y’all to go and VOTE FOR ‘EM so they can win, because they totally deserve it. There’s a download link on the voting page so y’all can try the game. Voting takes place from NOW to March 2nd, so go go go and vote! :) Thanks guys!

Hey lookit! Video!

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Aeon Command: Striking a Balance Between Tension and Control

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Humble Beginnings

One of the joys this blog brings — besides you guys, of course ;) — is that without it, there are a lot of wonderful little indie titles I might’ve missed. Case in point, Aeon Command here.  If I hadn’t been scouring Desura one day — which isn’t something I did before launching this blog — for new games, I might never have come across it, honestly. I’m really glad I did though, and if you keep on reading, hopefully you’ll see why and try it for yourself. ;)

C’mon In, the Combat’s Fine…

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Let’s Play TIE Fighter – Entry 5 – Silly Situational Awareness…

This entry is part 5 of 25 in the series TIE Fighter Review

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Love Them Torpedoes…

In this entry into my look at Star Wars: TIE Fighter, I play Battle 2, Mission 2, “The Sepan Civil War, Mission #2: Intercept Attack” twice. Why twice? Because I, for some reason, didn’t/couldn’t keep track of what was going on on the battlefield, and paid the price. I therefore HAD to try again. ;) Enjoy!

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