Fuel is just $5 and change on Steam right now. That’s the game where I talked about procedural content:
If at the time you thought, “That looks like it might be interesting to explore, but I wouldn’t pay full price for it.” then now is your big chance. I admit I have a bit of soft spot for this game because of the procedural content. I really hope the Asobo tech doesn’t end up collecting dust because this game sold poorly. The gameplay might have been off, but their world generating system is a lot more exciting to me than the next generation of bling-mapping.
A wild game filled with wild ideas that features fun puzzles and mind-blowing environments. It has a great atmosphere, and one REALLY annoying flaw with its gameplay.
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.
A Star is Born
Remember the superhero MMO from 2009? Neither does anyone else. It was dumb. So dumb I was compelled to write this.
Steam Summer Blues
This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.
The Gameplay is the Story
Some advice to game developers on how to stop ruining good stories with bad cutscenes.