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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...

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

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....

Buy Captain Forever, Get Sequels for $9

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...

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

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....

Nexus 2 Q&A with Most Wanted Entertainment

Nexus 2 Q&A with Most Wanted Entertainment

A couple of months ago, the surprising news came by that a Nexus sequel was being worked on. As a huge fan of the original, I had to know more...

More Stuff’s Happened…

More Stuff’s Happened…

Sigh, sorry guys, work and life have been dang busy and I’ve had little time for much else. I’m still working on my review of the 1972 Star Trek game,...