Building the X-Carve: A Journal of Our Experiences

Day 1: 3 1/2 Hours Unpacking - 1/2 Hour: Everything arrived very neatly packed, and basically on time, there was a minor delay on UPS's end, but Paul over at Inventables worked with us to figure it out. Every type of component came in its own bag that was clearly labeled, but, as a side effect, this creates a lot of wasted plastic. I would highly recommend getting the toolkit, mainly because you are guaranteed to have tools that fit and it is a good backup just in case. The X-Carriage - 2 Read more [...]

[BossConstructor] Build Your Way to the Top of the Food Chain

Price as of Writing: $14.99 BossConstructor is a top down physics based shooter where you build your ship using the modules in the game. The game is being developed by a singular developer, Mirko Seithe. The current game is filled to the brim with content, over 60 modules, several game modes, and a ship editor. The current game modes are Exploration, Skirmish, Wave Survival, and Random Skirmish. In Exploration, you start with one of several basic ships or a ship you create in the main menu ship Read more [...]

[Angels Fall First] Combined Arms 2.0

Price as of Writing: $17.99 Angels Fall First is a 64 Player Multiplayer First Person Shooter developed by Strangely Interactive Ltd. Strangely Interactive is the same team that developed the other mods set in the Angels Fall First universe. There are 2 factions in the AFF universe, the United League and the Antarean Empire. There are currently 9 distinct vehicles for each faction, 4 ground vehicles and 5 space vehicles. The ground vehicles are a buggy, a tank, an APC, and a gunship. The space vehicles Read more [...]

[PULSAR: Lost Colony] The 5 Hour Mission

Price as of Writing: $25.00 PULSAR: Lost Colony is a 5 Player Coop First Person Starship Bridge Simulator developed by Leafy Games. There are 5 roles, Captain, Pilot, Weapons Officer, Chief Engineer, and Science Officer. Everyone can do everyone else’s job, excluding the captain’s job, but with lesser ability. This allows for groups of 2-4 people to fully control a ship. The game also has AI, which allows a player to play alone with an AI crew or a small group to fill the rest of their crew Read more [...]

[Epsilon] Bringing Non-Lethal Back to Gaming

Price as of Writing: $7.99 Epsilon is a squad based tactical FPS from Serellan LLC, the developers of the infamous Takedown: Red Saber tactical FPS. They are back and they seem to have learned their lesson, bringing with them the great early access Tactical FPS, Epsilon. Epsilon is still in its infancy, with only 2 missions, one set in an office building lobby and another set in a subway+lobby+basement. For those 2 missions, there are 2 game modes; Elimination, where you neutralize all the enemies, Read more [...]