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Robocraft logo

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(on Wikipedia)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/301520/
https://robocraftgame.com/

Build and fight with robot vehicles.

I played a bit of it, and it was interesting but didn't really do it for me.

They won't stop spamming me. Their mailing list unsubscription doesn't work for me.

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/344840/
http://www.gratuitousspacebattles2.com/

A tower defence game with space ships.

I didn't play a whole lot of this, because the novelty wore off with the first one. However, it looks like this is more of the same: Highly customizable and extremely fun, but with poor replayability. Worth a bit of coin if you're a fan of tower defence games.

I was able to utterly blow away the first two practice missions. It does look like it gets a lot harder. I think maybe this isn't really for me right now or perhaps isn't my thing any more. I think I would like this game a moderate amount if I spent more time with it.

Playing a few hours in, the UI is really annoying. That alone makes this game extraordinarily hard. I hate having to fight the game itself to figure all my shit out. I'm giving this a pass.

Like its predecessor, bonus points for the author throwing away all sense of storyline. Fuck all that shit, I just want gameplay. I'm not joking.



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Gratuitous Space Battles logo

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(on Wikipedia)
https://web.archive.org/web/20191211122834/http://www.positech.co.uk/gratuitousspacebattles/

A tower defence game with space ships.

Highly customizable and extremely fun, but with poor replayability. Worth a bit of coin if you're a fan of tower defence games.

I didn't take notes from back then. All I have are some saved fleets. Some of the game gets extremely hard, especially with technology restrictions. I fucking hate having those restrictions. This was a big downer to playing all the way through.

Bonus points for the author throwing away all sense of storyline. Fuck all that shit, I just want gameplay. I'm not joking.

I never tried its expansion Parasites.

Bloons >

bloons td5 logo

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
on ninjakiwi.com (Flash)
on steam (Steam)

Balloons threaten monkeys, and you coordinate their defence.

I'm big on tower defence games, and this is a very good one.

The flash version is liked. The Steam version is disliked. Maybe the more adult multiplay on the Steam version would make it worth some money, but not at its price.



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Tales from the Borderlands

Entertainment > Games > Borderlands - (2009 game) >

https://www.telltale.com/category/games/tales-from-the-borderlands/

This "game" is a piece of shit. Avoid it unless you're a big fan of Borderlands. Even then, you should probably avoid it.



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Entertainment > Games > Borderlands - (2009 game) >

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If you have Borderlands 2, stick with it until you've played through it, through its true vault hunter mode and through every. single. DLC. There are a lot.

Then buy this, but only if you're a serious fan of Borderlands 2.

If you are new to the series and new to Borderlands 2, go buy and play Borderlands 2! It's great. This is just more of that, but with added obnoxiousness.

  • Properly titled Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel



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Fez cover art

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://steamcommunity.com/app/224760
http://fezgame.com/

I can't describe it without spoiling it's best part.

I happen to like boring 8-bit games, so the initial moments of this game are just fine for me. I stuck it out, because I knew a little bit about what was to come. Even though I saw it coming, I was really moved by the introduction to "the game proper". Holy shit.

Great game, I think.. but I just don't get it. Treasure maps make no sense. Secrets are nigh impossible. The world map is hopeless. I gave it a good shot, based on old hype, but no joy.

Bejeweled 3 image

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/78000
https://web.archive.org/web/20111219180354/popcap.com/games/bejeweled3/online

A Connect Four-like game, with some goofyness akin to the various Tetris remakes.

Boring as sin. The free flash game from a decade ago is the exact same thing.

Tower of Guns logo

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.towerofguns.com/

A terrible FPS semi-roguelike game.

Procedurally-generated levels. Extraordinarily unfairly unnecessarily hard. Not fun at all.

I ended up getting a refund.



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Entertainment > Games > Borderlands - (2009 game) >

(on Wikipedia)
https://web.archive.org/web/20150929062031/http://www.borderlands2.com:80/

I have nothing but positive things to say about this game. Except for the negative things.

I haven't done a proper review, and might bother some time later.



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