SGJ Podcast #72: Experimental Randomness and First Impressions

What? We Had to Test Hitbox with SOMETHING, so Why Not Paragon? ;)

Hey folks, welcome to this random-ass episode of the Space Game Junkie podcast! This week, Jim and I were supposed to talk about Orbiter, the realistic space/orbital flight simulator. However, since I’m mired in moving, and Jim’s internal calendar got thrown off by our Saturday podcast, we were both woooooefully unprepared for just how detailed […]

SGJ Podcast #71: Elite Clones for Your Space Trading Needs

Surprisingly Pretty

Say you wanna play in the open playground that is Elite: Dangerous, but don’t want to shell out $75 for the beta version. You’re in luck, my friend, because this week Jim and I take a look at some of the open-source Elite alternatives that cost significantly less (or nothing at all) yet still scratch the […]

SGJ Podcast #70: Fawning over Elite: Dangerous

Fly Like an Eagle...

Welcome, my friends, to this episode of the Space Game Junkie Podcast! In this episode, Jim and I fawn and gush over the recently-released Elite: Dangerous beta. Now before you worry that this site will become an Elite: Dangerous fansite, that won’t happen. That said, we are a bit…enamored, to say the least. Jim has […]

SGJ Podcast #69: Getting to the Point of Starpoint Gemini 2

Preeeeeeeeety...

Hello friends, and welcome to this week’s episode of the Space Game Junkie Podcast! I’ve been waiting for this one for a while, as we always seemed to be playing tag getting things arranged (crazy time zone differences were the main culprit), but Jim and I were FINALLY able to sit down with Mario Mihokovic, CEO […]

SGJ Podcast #68: Living the Life of an Emperor in Imperia

So Detailed! So Deep! So Awesome!

Hello my friends, and welcome to this episode of the Space Game Junkie Podcast! In this episode, Jim and I sit down with Steve Hawkins, developer of the exciting looking “5X” space strategy game, Imperia. In Imperia, you live out the life of a newly-crowned emperor with psychic powers who inherits a crumbling empire, and […]

SGJ Podcast #67: Lamenting X-Wing Alliance

Imagine More of This!

Welcome to this week’s Space Game Junkie Podcast! In this episode, Jim and I talk about another game celebrating its fifteenth birthday. It’s not Freespace 2 this time, oh no, it’s X-Wing Alliance, the last Star Wars game by Totally Games, and by far the most controversial. Some folks love it, some folks don’t, and […]