Monthly Archive: October 2011

Space I – We DO Need an…Education…

Space I – We DO Need an…Education…

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

Since 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 I came...

Winter IS Coming: Sword of the Stars II Blasts Off

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...

Spacey Snippets – 10/28/11

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...

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

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...

OMG – New Drox Operative Screenshots!!!

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...

Spacey Snippets – 10/26/11

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...

What’s Your Most Memorable Dogfight?

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...

Game Finding Fail :(

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

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...

Tom Wilson (Maniac) Makes With the Funny on Netflix

Tom Wilson (Maniac) Makes With the Funny on Netflix

While many folks know Tom Wilson from the Back to the Future movies, my favorite role of his was as “Maniac” in the last three Wing Commander games. I knew he was...

Star Corsairs: A New Spacey Top Down MMO Gamey Thing

Star Corsairs: A New Spacey Top Down MMO Gamey Thing

Apparently a new, free to play (F2P) browser-based massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) called Star Corsairs (SC) has launched today from the folks at Machine 22 (M22 – this is fun!). According to...