Tag Archives: Parkan II

SGJ Podcast #240 – The Much Maligned Capital Ship

Welcome to this week’s show my friends! This week, Jim, Hunter, Spaz and I talk about capital ships. Those large ships that are inconsistently used in so many space games. We discuss games that do them well, games that do them poorly, why there aren’t more games that focus on them and much more. We… Read More »

Hailing Frequencies Open – 4/21/17 – Getting Flat

Welcome to Friday my friends! Yay, Friday! The weekend is upon us! And what a busy weekend it’s gonna be for me, let me tell ya. Tomorrow I’ll pretty much be at the amazing LA Times Festival of Books all day! Yay! I’m gonna see a panel with Congressman John Lewis, so THAT is gonna… Read More »

Spacey Game News and Deals 10/9/13: The Calm-Before-the-Storm Edition

Hello my friends, and happy Wednesday! I hope y’all are more awake than I am! SOOO TIRED! However, there’s news to report, and I’m trying to do this at least regularly enough that nothing gets missed, so let’s do this thing called news! Star Citizen – Tomorrow, 10/10/13, is the one year anniversary of the… Read More »

Why Does the Idea of Playing in Space Fascinate us So?

At the very beginning of the amazing Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy book, it includes a short set of instructions on how to leave Earth. When I read that, a part of my brain wanted to follow every detail so I could leave this small, confining planet as quickly as possible. See, I’ve wanted to… Read More »

Ensign-1 Alphafunding Launches on Desura

The ambitious looking indie spacey-runny-aroundy game Ensign-1 is now available on Desura for alphafunding. It’s currently selling for $4.99, and it looks pretty cool. It reminds me, from screenshots at least, of the awesome Parkan II, so check it out if you’re interested in a hybrid FPS/space sim. I’ve put it on my list of games to… Read More »