proprietary software

All posts tagged proprietary software

Final Fantasy 14 image

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/

Yet another MMO, but Japanese and built on a huge franchise and the smouldering remains of an abysmal failure.

I don't understand how this is popular. It has boring repetitive abilities, a confusing layout and a terrible map system.

  • Properly named Final Fantasy XIV
  • Technically I'm looking at Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
  • aka ファイナルファンタジーXIV: 新生エオルゼア
  • aka Fainaru Fantajī Fōtīn: Shinsei Eoruzea

    • Apparently that's not a joke.
  • aka FF14, FFXIV



Continue Reading

bloons-td-6-logo.webp

Entertainment > Games >
Tower Defense Games > Bloons >

(on Wikipedia)
https://store.epicgames.com/en-US/p/bloons-td-6-bf95a0
https://ninjakiwi.com/Games/Mobile/Bloons-TD-6.html

A fair tower defence game that really does come across as a mobile game ported to desktop. I got it free from Epic, which is the only thing making me not completely trash this thing.

Fair, with flaws.



Continue Reading

X-COM꞉ UFO Defense image

Entertainment > Games >

(XCOM > on Wikipedia)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/7760/XCOM_UFO_Defense/
was on microprose.com
was on mythosgames.com

Aliens drop by Earth and evil Humans shoot them down and mug them.

Nothing about the interface makes enough sense, and there are no hints as to how things work. It could have been made much better, even back in the day. I'm not going to forgive how bad it is, especially since there was zero effort by Steam to actually fix basic things like aspect ratio.

Continue Reading

Entertainment > Games >

https://store.steampowered.com/app/612570/Fort_Triumph/

After clearing a map, I can't open the cage to rescue the barbarian; these people didn't fucking play their own game.

I got it free from Epic, and it was worth every penny; how garbage.

Continue Reading