Often people tone down their criticism when talking about indie games. I know I do. It’s easy to dump on a huge multi-million dollar project with hundreds of contributors. But when you’re talking about something made by half a dozen people, it all becomes kind of personal and I’m shy of eviscerating something on that level.
But sometimes you have to give a game the thrashing it deserves. This week is a reckoning for a handful of misbegotten indies.
1:30 Josh played Home.
20:00 Chris is playing Batman: Arkham Origins and Battlefield 4.
We also spend some time talking about good ol’ Team Fortress 2 and how the game has changed.
Of these three games: He praises one, complains about a second, and hates on the third. But not in that order.
49:00 Mumbles has been playing Batman: Arkham Origins.
Here is an in-depth discussion about the new Batman game from Mumbles.
Here is the story about how Typing of the Dead was made (sort of) in six weeks, salvaged by a team that believed in it.