SGJ Podcast #91 – Making a Living as a Sol Trader

Kaplow!

Welcome to this latest episode of the Space Game Junkie podcast my friends! This week, Jim and I sit down with Chris Parsons, creator of the fascinating-looking open-space RPG combat and trading game, Sol Trader, which is also in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign. While the gameplay in this early version is still lacking […]

January, 2015 Game of the Month: Super Star Trek – Entry 3 – This Game Hates Me

Lookit! A Positive Score!

We’re back with another brutal look at 1978’s Super Star Trek! This time, even with some tips and a little more competence, this game still seems to relish in hilariously kicking my ass. I mean really, I don’t think I’d have the patience for this game if I were a younger gamer. Heck, I barely […]

OMGOMGOMG GOG Gets Star Wars Rebellion (and Others)!

Just Let the Computer Play the Battles...

GOG has done it again! First they kick things in gear by releasing X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter and X-Wing: Alliance for the first time ever digitally earlier this week. NOW they’ve released one of the diamonds in the rough of Star Wars gaming, the exceptional (I think) strategy game, Rebellion. Oh, and they released Rogue Squadron 3D […]

Spacey Summary – Starpoint Gemini 2: Grinding the Wheels too Quickly

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series: Starpoint Gemini 2 Review

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Starpoint Gemini 2 ReviewI just posted my final video review for Starpoint Gemini 2, and I say final because I’ve come to a very frustrating point in my experience with the game: The grind doesn’t feel worth it anymore. While playing the pre-release version of […]

Let’s Play Starpoint Gemini 2 – Entry 6 – Done for Now

Is Eating Laser Death Enough...?
This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series: Starpoint Gemini 2 Review

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Starpoint Gemini 2 ReviewIt finally happened. Usually I’m fine with grind in a game if I feel like I’m making appreciable progress toward a goal (which in this case, is to get a better ship). However, in the case of Starpoint Gemini 2, I sadly […]

Centauri Sector – Strategic Tension with Tactical Awesomeness

Pie-Rats go Boom!

Centauri Sector is a strategic and tactical top-down fleet-based combat game with RPG elements in which — in this early version anyway — you protect a solar system from an increasingly brazen pirate horde. The game has a strategic/RPG mode in which you use prestige gained in combat to upgrade your fleet, gain skills as you […]