Monthly Archive: July 2012

Skyjacker’s Kickstarter is Getting Down to the Wire

Skyjacker’s Kickstarter is Getting Down to the Wire

As I write this, Skyjacker’s Kickstarter campaign has fifty-six hours left, and is only a teeny bit above fifty percent of their goal. This looks like an awesome game folks,...

Off Topic: Life Slowing Me Down

Off Topic: Life Slowing Me Down

I dunno if y’all have been wondering where I’ve been, but you might’ve noticed I’ve been slack on answering emails, comments, making new posts and so on. This is because...

Spacey Snippets – 7/17/12

Spacey Snippets – 7/17/12

Hello my friends, how have you been? Me? I’ve been busy, exhausted and lacking in a bit of motivation, mostly due to the busy and exhausted bit. Dammit though, lots...

Zigfrak: A Little Combat, A Little Humor, A Lot of Fun

Zigfrak: A Little Combat, A Little Humor, A Lot of Fun

Some days, you never know what you’ll find while perusing digital distribution sites. I was scanning through Desura a while back, and came upon this interesting looking spacey game named Zigfrak....

Steam Summer Sale Incoming!!

Steam Summer Sale Incoming!!

Hey y’all, it looks like Steam is gearing up for its bit summer sale, and while it’s not begun yet, word has leaked of SEVERAL bundles relevant to space game...

Sword of the Stars Weekend at GamersGate

Sword of the Stars Weekend at GamersGate

Hey y’all, apparently the good folks at GamersGate are having a Sword of the Stars weekend, wherein you can get all the games in the series for really cheap. The deal...

New AI War Expansion Announced: Ancient Shadows

New AI War Expansion Announced: Ancient Shadows

Thanks to Strangeblades on Gamers with Jobs for this tip! Apparently over on the Arcen Games News blog, they’ve surprised everyone with the announcement of a new expansion for AI War. Entitled Ancient...

Distant Worlds: The Price Conundrum (Polls Included!)

Distant Worlds: The Price Conundrum (Polls Included!)

On several forums I frequent, including Matrix Games’ own forum, there has been more and more discussion about Distant Worlds, namely its current pricing model. Basically, if you want the original Distant...

FTL: Running Away Was Never So Much Fun…

FTL: Running Away Was Never So Much Fun…

I’m gonna say one thing right off the bat before getting to the meat of this preview…I suck at roguelike games. I love them, love the hell out of them,...

Miscellany: Cool Poster of Worthwhile DOS Games

Miscellany: Cool Poster of Worthwhile DOS Games

I began my gaming career using a computer that ran on BASIC, but it was DOS which gave me most of my legendary and most treasured classic gaming experiences. Someone...

Hey Indie Developers! Check Out Steam’s Upcoming Greenlight Project!

Hey Indie Developers! Check Out Steam’s Upcoming Greenlight Project!

One of the more frustrating things about Steam, honestly, is when they turn down a game you particularly love for one reason or another. Steam is a fantastic way to...

Kickstarter Spacey Stuffness

Kickstarter Spacey Stuffness

It seems as if the spacey Kickstarter campaigns have slowed a bit, doesn’t it? I’ve not looked in a couple of weeks at this point, but I didn’t really find...