Galactic Coliseum Game Review (prepublished version)

Crime and punishment are now an opportunity for great ratings and entertainment for the masses. You have been accused of a crime and the only sentence is time in the coliseum. You must fight or die. Win and you survive another day. Lose and you become just one more statistic. You will never be free, but you can now die on your own terms. In a way, that is a kind of freedom that many will never have. Continue reading

The Captain Is Dead: Episode 3 – Lockdown Game Expansion Review (prepublished version)

The hostile takeover of your ship was frighteningly fast. Aliens appeared out of nowhere and began exterminating any who they encountered. A small group has made their last stand in the Infirmary, locking and barricading the doors. You are safe – for now – but you’ll soon have to take back control of the ship. After all, it’s what the Captain would have wanted. Continue reading

The Forevergone Game Review

After a cataclysmic event demolishes civilization, humanity rises from the ashes to build anew. But not all that comes forth are completely human. Some have developed extraordinary and dangerous mental abilities. Feared and hated, these individuals hide in the shadows fighting for their survival. You are such an individual and your day of reckoning has come. Continue reading

Tradewars: Homeworld Game Review

We have mapped the universe and know two things. First, it’s vast. Second, it’s mostly empty, but not devoid of life. Resources can only be found on certain planets and a race’s homeworld is more akin to a lifeboat than a throne. Survival is dependent on how hard you make it for others to kill you. Continue reading

Sector Prime Game Review (prepublished version)

What drives us to explore space? For some, it’s the yearning to learn more about ourselves. For others, it’s a chance to escape. For you, it’s about making money. A new Gold Rush is on, with massive robotic refiners and battle-ready mining drones doing the work of men. The competition is fierce and the stakes are high. Greed is a powerful motivator. Continue reading

Robots: Battle for the Coal Heart Game Review (prepublished version)

For the robots in Coal Pit 12A-4, life was an endless job of digging up the ground. Then something happened. Instead of coal, one of the robots found a mysterious black crystal the radiated power and the promise of a better existence. For the first time, each robot felt greed and an overpowering need to own the black crystal. Emotions were not part of their programming. Continue reading

Siege of Sunfall Game Review (prepublished version)

Sunfall is a desolate land, where nature and man have turned against each other. Now strange things wander the wasteland and the only way to survive is to work together. But not all alliances are binding and the line between friend and foe is thin. Continue reading

Conquest of the Stars Game Review

Space might be the final frontier, but it’s also a battleground. The need to explore and find new worlds is accompanied by the strong desire to own and control whatever is found. Spaceships built for exploration are accompanied by spaceships built for war. In this game, you can only keep what you take by force. Continue reading

AR51 Game Review

Let’s be clear. Your job does not exist. Your employer does not exist. Those alien artifacts and technology you see over there. Those doesn’t exist either. Yes, you exist. Don’t be silly and don’t let your control area get out of .. well .. control. We like to keep things clean and organized here. And by “we”, I mean no one. Now get to work, Agent. Continue reading

Lunarchitects Game Review (prepublished version)

The race to colonize the Moon has begun and your design firm has won the contract to build the first Moonbase. You are one of the rising architects in the firm and it’s up to you to make the dream of living on the Moon a reality. Everyone is counting on you! So, you know….no pressure. Continue reading

IGOR: The Mad Scientist’s Lament Game Review

It’s hard being a mad scientist. First, there is the angry mob of villagers that are always at your door. Second, it’s impossible to get a pizza delivered when your home is surrounded by pitchforks and torches. Worst of all, you have been cursed with an incredibly incompetent assistant. One day you won’t need him, but for now, he’s all you got. Continue reading

Bots Battleground Game Review (prepublished version)

For centuries, men and woman have competed in combative matches to determine who is stronger, faster, and smarter. This became very boring. Robots were introduced, and since there was no cause to be concerned with safety, so were weapons. Now Bots armed with blades and guns battle for our amusement and the human warriors continue their fight behind the soft glow of computer monitors. Continue reading