Impious Pumpkins – Fight the War on Halloween!

Tower defense games are always satisfying. There’s something great about watching wave after wave of bad guys shatter or explode. So when I saw Impious Pumpkins last month, I got pretty excited for a game with tower defense principles, but didn’t restrict your “towers” to certain lanes.

December 8, 2021

Factory Town – Solve logistical nightmares just like real life

All things supply chain and logistics are in the news lately, and on people’s mind way more than usual due to shortages and bottles necks in logistical chains due to fallout from the pandemic. What we kinda took for granted two years ago we’re learning was actually a well-oiled, but somewhat fragile machine that got us all of our needs and wants around the world.

November 21, 2021

Graveyard Keeper – Bring out yer dead, bring out yer dead

Concept behind Graveyard Keeper is you, modern day person, end up worm food, but instead of meeting St. Peter you find yourself in the middle ages. By some weird twist, everyone thinks you’re the new keeper of the local graveyard and expects you to act accordingly.

November 17, 2021

LĂ­ngua – A puzzle game with a cuteness problem

Once you grow up, one of the most hilarious things in movies in games is tiny children going into dangerous situations and coming out unscathed. I love the Goonies, but in reality Chunk probably should have become a hilarious corpse.

November 13, 2021

Rimworld – If Stardew Valley had drug labs and murder

Like Stardew Valley, Rimworld introduces a style of gameplay that’s seen some success in niche gaming circles and brings that style to a much broader audience, but unlike Stardew Valley the cocaine is sold out in the open instead of by Shane behind the JojaMart.

October 31, 2021