Space Game Junkie Blog

An Ode to iMUSE (or Missing Contextually-Based Music in Space Games) 4

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 forums, Quarter to Three....

OMG – New Drox Operative Screenshots!!! 2

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 puuuurdy. Head over here...

Spacey Snippets – 10/26/11 0

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 wanna make sure y’all...

What’s Your Most Memorable Dogfight? 11

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 brilliant victory, a crushing...

Game Finding Fail :( 0

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 author, but he’s...

The Best and Worst Space Game Manuals…That I Know of ;) 10

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 the can or in...

WTF EVE Online?! 0

WTF EVE Online?!

So yeah, a little late to the party on this one…I had an INSANELY busy week, sue me. ;) Over the previous week, TONS of wacky crap has happened with CCP and their MMO,...

Tom Wilson (Maniac) Makes With the Funny on Netflix 2

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 a stand up comedian,...

Star Corsairs: A New Spacey Top Down MMO Gamey Thing 0

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 the press release, SC...

A Ship is Only as Good as Her Crew in Drox Operative 0

A Ship is Only as Good as Her Crew in Drox Operative

The Drox Operative blog has been updated a couple of times since I last looked at it. The first blog details the crew, which act as the attributes to your ship. To quote the blog:...

Buy Captain Forever, Get Sequels for $9 4

Buy Captain Forever, Get Sequels for $9

Thanks to DDDeals for pointing this out. Apparently the folks behind the space shooter Captain Forever — an Asteroids style shooter wherein you add components to your ship as you fly and fight — is asking...

Star Trek (1971) – Boldly Going Where No Game Had Gone Before 6

Star Trek (1971) – Boldly Going Where No Game Had Gone Before

When I was four (in 1977), I was changing channels on my TV and came across the most beautiful thing I had ever seen up to that point…the U.S.S. Enterprise. That was the first...