Monday, 9 February 2015

Monday Recap

Here's another Monday recap of previous featured games of the week:

Vidar by Dean Razavi
A despairing RPG-Puzzler set in a town on the brink. Random storytelling. Random puzzles. Constant loss.

Current Status - as of 9th February, it is $11,993 towards a final target of $18,000 on Kickstarter.  It needs to reach the target by Friday 27th February.  If you haven't already, check it out and give the demo a go via the link below.

Tiny Robot Justice Squad by Mind Realy
Tiny Robot Justice Squad is a 2D action platformer/arena shooter for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux platforms. It has explosions, big guns, big bosses and quick-paced platform gameplay. The game is being developed by Mind Relay (which is actually just one person!), with all proceeds generated by the game to be donated to the charity GamesAid which helps disabled and disadvantaged young people. Carry on reading to learn more about the game and how it will support good causes!

Current Status - A fun-looking game with proceeds from it being donated to a good cause. Check it out and make sure it gets greenlit.

Game Website

Curse of Mermos
Curse of Mermos is a lighthearted hack and slash game with fast paced action and challenging combat. Players wield the Hammer of Horus or shoot the Crossbow of Neith to defeat hordes of monsters in the tomb of Ebo. The game features unlockable abilities and skill upgrades for personalized combat. Special game modifiers allow players to customize each playthrough."

Current Status - the completed game is available via their website for free.  It still needs your support though to get Greenlit.

Game Website

Mad Games Tycoon by Eggcode
"Form your own game studio in the early 80s in a small garage.
Develop your own game concepts, create a team and develop million-selling video games.
Research new technologies, train your staff and buy larger office buildings.
Expand your business and dominate the world's market for video games!

Current Status - currently at 0.150202A with changes and bug fixes being made on a consistent basis; the latest update added NPC studios.  It is worth noting that it is very playable at the moment and worth supporting if you like these types of games.

Game Website

Mordheim: City of the Damned by Rogue Factor
Mordheim: City of the Damned is the first video game adaptation of Games Workshop's cult classic tabletop game Mordheim. Set in the Warhammer World's decimated Empire city, Mordheim: City of the Damned is a turn-based tactical game where you lead warbands into bloody and lethal skirmishes. The game blends RPG elements, fast-paced tactical combat and intricate unit customization in a time wrought by chaos and rivalry where only the strongest survive.

Current Status - Just had it's third update, adding a new warband, warband management and some new battle types.  There is a really handy guide on their early access page for what will be coming in future updates as well.

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