Monthly Archives: December 2011

Off-Topic: Moving Slowly, New Obsession

So Christmas has come and gone, and it was awesome on my end. I got some blu-rays (Rome: The Complete Series and the Back to the Future trilogy), an anime DVD (Cowboy Bebop, which I’m told is a lot like Firefly) and some gift cards. The gift I’m here to talk about today, however, is a video game,… Read More »

Happy Holidays from Space Game Junkie!

I personally don’t care whether one believes in Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the ancient Roman festival of Saturnalia or whatever else. ;) What I DO care about is whether one believes in space games, whether it’s managing an interstellar empire or piloting a one-manned space fighter. ;) I’d therefore like to wish everyone the happiest of spacey,… Read More »

New Space Game Launched – Dangerous

I got an email this morning from one of the programmers at Binary Helix, a small indie studio that just launched their first space game, Dangerous. This game — besides being available for the PC, of course — is also available for iOS devices. According to the website, the game features simplistic EVE Online-style combat in a… Read More »

Steam Holiday Sale = Cheap Spacey Game Goodness!

Steam is having its massive Holiday Sale, and many of the games I mentioned in my buying guide are on sale, including: The 1C Space Collection for $19.99, which includes the entire Space Rangers and Star Wolves series — and is an excellent bargain, if you ask me AI War: Fleet Command for $4.99, or… Read More »

Arvoch Alliance – Dead Again…and Again…and Again…and One More Time…

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series: Arvoch Alliance Review

At the end of the last article covering Arvoch Alliance, Lieutenant Veloxi kept dying repeatedly during the forth mission, entitled “Springing the Trap”. Read on to find out how I got passed that mission, and why the remainder of my six hours with the game reminded me of an old Dane Cook bit. Don’t worry, it… Read More »

Hardwar On Sale

I’m not sure if y’all are aware of my love for Hardwar, the futuristic flying, trading and combat game that takes place on Titan, but even though the ships aren’t necessarily in space, I count it among my favorite of spacey games. That being said, DotEmu — the only place where you can currently get… Read More »